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Kingdom Women

Our chocolate lab and slavery

Tony and I used to have a dog called Sugar—a faithful and loyal companion, though of dubious parentage and limited intelligence. Sugar had one major character flaw. She loved to wander. We live in a house with a fenced yard and an electric gate across the driveway. Sugar used to hide, lying in wait, until… Read More

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Kingdom Life

The Path of Freedom

Brandon Chase is a frequent contributor to House2House Magazine Online.  I always enjoy his posts which I find insightful and thought-provoking. He also writes about Life, Love and Church – and how Jesus is all of these – on his blog Zōē Perissos. He has recently written an ebook The Path of Freedom: Few find it;… Read More

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Kingdom Women

When women champion men…

As part of some correspondence, a pastor’s wife, Kathy, wrote the following. I LOVE what she says here! My prayer is that one day, women will “champion” the men who are brave enough to come out of the “male only” leadership box. I believe that women who are free are the ones who will be… Read More

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Organic church in Jose’s hospital room

For those of you who are not aware of the extraordinary story of Jose and his mother, Rosaura, you can read it here. Jose has been in hospital for two weeks now and he and Rosaura miss church–so last night we took church to them. It was a precious time. We ate and shared and… Read More

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Non-religious Christianity

Breaking free from guilt-based religion

"How did you break free  from religious Christianity?" I asked Tony early one morning last week.   "There were two things," he said. "George Tarleton was the first. The second was the role of the Holy Spirit in my life." It's interesting how often in the New Testament, living according to the law is contrasted… Read More

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Non-religious Christianity

Taking the leap to freedom from guilt-based religion

Many religious people live their lives by the Scriptures. So why is the fruit of their lives  sometimes legalism and guilt rather than life?  They feel like they continually fall short of God's standards for their lives.  Jesus said to the religious people of his day, "You search the Scriptures because you think they give… Read More

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Gathering to Listen Kingdom skills Non-religious Christianity

How to set yourself free from guilt-based religion

In my last post on this subject, I looked at my personal journey  and how God set me free from guilt-based religion. For me, that liberty came many years ago during my medical school days. I've not always lived in that freedom, but it has formed a basic backdrop for my life. My advice to… Read More