The word “c-h-u-r-c-h” has affected our whole approach to the meaning
of the body of Christ. Search out this article and see why.
An examination of the all-time favorite verses
that church leaders love.
"Binding the consciences of God's people"?
WARNING: Not for the timid.
Is your church a safe place? Take the survey and see.
Jesus could not have been more clear on the issue of leadership;
but apparently, not clear enough for some people.
Exposing one of the single most powerful delusions on the market.
Is it right to call names, to name names,
and to expose false teachings?
A revealing article by Ron Henzel that focuses on leaving
spiritually abusive church systems.
Who is Jesus REALLY warning us about? Is anyone listening?
What happens when you reject the teachings of Scripture and the example of the apostles?
Read how these serial killers of the soul operate each and every week.
Let's bare the bones and expose this dreaded orthodox monster.
It is no accident that God refers to people as sheep - probably not the highest compliment.
Not from the Bible! Can we be open-minded enough
to ask questions about this subject?
What is the worst enemy the church faces today?
Read what A.W. Tozer has to say.
May some of you think long and hard about your continued aggrandizement of carnal men.
Are you absolutely sure that what you have been taught is the clear teaching of scripture?
An article that your pastor and all feminists will hate but one
that will be loved by those who are called according to His grace.
Does 1st Timothy 3 and Titus Chapter 1 list qualifications for the office
of elder? Many religious strongmen answer yes.
Are you expected to attend the stated meetings of the church unless
you are providentially hindered?
Check for these signs. Do they appear in your church?
Many decades of service, "all for the love of his people."
Another favorite verse, turned into poison by many pastors/elders. Includes a personal testimony too.
Is it what we hear coming from the musty halls of Christendom?
How are we to respond to these blasphemous, home-wrecking, pompous, arrogant subverters of Truth? The Scriptural answer is clear.
The dynamics of deception in church leadership exposed...
with quotes from a typical message by spiritual abusers.
What are some of the "policies" that are put into practice
in these types of churches?
Christ has given His people work to do, but as time passed, His
people came up with a better idea.
Why do other Christians see things differently than you do?
Again, Russell Kelly hits the nail right on the head.
"Not my church!" "Never!" An article by John G. Reisinger
Is a religious sociopath present in your church leadership? Before
you answer too soon, read this brief article first.
..A routine of pretty much the same food, the same taste..
Few indeed who have repeated their vows and exchanged their rings have even the slightest sense of the immensity of their actions.
Church leaders, as well as your so-called Christian friends will ruin
your marriage faster than the heathens down at the local tavern.
Does your spiritual life and walk with God depend upon the
acceptance of other Christians?
A sad story about the destruction of a family.
Chapter 9 of "The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse"
A Must Read.
"They shall become ONE flock, ONE Shepherd."
Many "leaders" twist the symbolic nature of the shepherd-sheep
analogy and apply it almost literally.
With rebuttal comments by Russell Earl Kelly.
Let's look at one example of this false teaching, using
some comments from a church leader's series of messages
on "Tithing as an aid to giving."
A great article and book by Dr. Russell Kelly exposing the great Christian deception about tithes and offerings.
Which one is a Biblical servant: # 1 or # 2? Read the brief article
and answer the question for yourself.
Genesis 3: The Serpent appears to have had "church."
Are God's people "church members?"
The Church today doesn’t want the New Covenant to replace the Old.
"...She knows too much..."
How to start a church: "waiting on the Lord; signing a covenant; constituting ourselves;" This is very, very, mysterious.
Where does God exalt the "Office of Preacher?"
What else but gather together his ministers of righteousness
for a time of instruction.
Another "point of view" that we rarely hear about, yet ought to
receive our "Berean" consideration.
"Would you dress that way if you had a meeting with the President?"
Why a Christian should never do church in a church building.
Are you guilty of censoring God's Holy Word? Some people are!
The truth about John Calvin.
See the words used by 'church leaders'
as they interact with the membership.
Are the Scriptures really your authority or the traditions of men?
Some thoughts concerning legalism; "legalistic Christians"; legalistic organizations.
Excerpts from two other articles: Is the translators choice of "Rule"
or "rule over them" correct?
Virtually no one in the church knows how to stand on their own feet spiritually.
Written in 1883, a short article by A.A.Phelps
Are you living a prefab life in a prefab world?
Are you a wise woman?
Among the world of Christians, there is a "Christian Dumbing Down."
Did Paul confront the apostle Peter in Galatians 2?
This author says no.
There really is life after spiritual abuse.
"Sometimes its harder to 'unlearn' than it is to learn".
An example of a follower who,
"Obeys them that have the rule over her."
An all time favorite verse for many churches. Read it and weep.
What would it be like if there was no church to worship in?
The evils of a runaway "elder system."
A short article on its origins and its purpose.
How the Institutional Church destroys families.
Excerpts from, "The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse"
by David Johnson & Jeff VanVonderen.
Don't answer too soon.
"Where should we worship?," "What church should we attend?,"
"What ministry should we submit to?"
Do you have the right to study the Bible for yourself?; Do you
really have the freedom to come to your own conclusions?
"..My proper name and title, by unanimous consent, is.."
See which is the right candidate for your church.
Illustrating the lie and hypocrisy of the Pastoral Office
(with commentary at the end)
God’s thoughts as to Divine order within the Church.
Popish demeanor reveals pride in the heart.
The vicious preying continues ad nauseam.
The code that needs to be inculcated early on
in every church member's mind.
There is only ONE! Not two; not many, but one (Ephesians. 4:4).
Many pastors today are just like the Wizard of Oz.
Words from A.W. Tozer.
Please read with a teachable spirit.
Who could this be?
Jon Zens video on YouTube concerning church corruption.
More info as to why the need for www.wickedshepherds.com
For an alphabetical listing of articles