Welcome to Leaving LaodiceaThe Survival Manual for the Coming Underground Church
It's hard to believe, but in the book of Zechariah we have a complete picture of the climax of the ages when the Lord Jesus, the Man, the Branch, comes to establish His Kingdom on this earth. It shows humanity crowning Him with an elaborate crown and declaring Him to...read more
As crazy as it may sound, many of us spend our Christian lives playing Whac-A-Mole with the strongholds of sin and consequences of disobedience that we have allowed to take root in our lives. And why do we do this? What's the point? Where's the payoff for us? There...read more
Then Jesus answered and said to them, "Most assuredly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, but what He sees the Father do; for whatever He does, the Son also does in like manner." John 5:19 Independence is one of the hallmarks of our society. It is...read more
This video by Matthew West is a great example of living out the famous words of William Carey, founder of the Baptist Missionary Society and known as the "father of modern missions." In fact, his words ring as true today as they did almost 200 years ago. "Expect...read more
There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death. Proverbs 14:12 I was reading in the Proverbs and came across a verse that seems to perfectly describe the contemporary church culture of today. Surprised? You really shouldn't be. After all,...read more
Two related truth, one from the Old Testament and one from the New: Proverbs 12:26 - The righteous should choose his friends carefully, for the way of the wicked leads them astray. 1 Corinthians 15:33 - Do not be deceived: “Evil company corrupts good habits.” Or,...read more
Wow. What a sobering way to begin the week. A spiritually minded man will never come to you with the demand— ‘Believe this and that’; but with the demand that you square your life with the standards of Jesus. We are not asked to believe the Bible, but to believe the...read more
The following post is from Carter Conlon, pastor of Times Square Church in New York City. It is a message that has stirred my soul to be less of me and more of Him. To quote the words of John, "He (Jesus) must increase, and I must decrease." I pray you will also...read more
When dealing with Babylon in the Scriptures we find ourselves concerned with the Fall of Babylon, the final Destruction of Babylon and, of course, Mystery Babylon as described in Revelation 17 and 18. Or, the FDM of Babylon. But wait, there is also the city of Babylon...read more
In showing the contrast between our comfortable, commonplace, human way of thinking and the lofty, spiritual way of living, Oswald Chambers makes the following profound statement: The nature of spiritual life is that we are certain in our uncertainty, consequently we...read more
Something About Us
This is a collection of the many questions I have struggled with and the answers I have found regarding the relationship between authentic faith in Christ and much of what is portrayed today as Biblical Christianity. Especially with the coming darkness looming over all of us, including the church.
Come with me. It should be a wild ride!
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