In 1995, after sixteen years of being in the “pastorate” the author walked away. He left the "religious system" by resigning from the very “church” and “ministry” he had
formed. In many ways this work is a testament to these actions. This testimony was thirty years in the making -- the results of a spiritual journey that the author found to be common to other saints scattered throughout the world and across history.
This is an opportunity to explain why some who love the Lord no longer "go to church." It does not seek to persuade others to do something different; but rather to simply be who and what they already are “in Him.” This is an uncovering of the truth of the church, and an encouragement for the members of His Body to enjoy the position and standing “in Christ” that they already possess, realizing that they are truly “complete in Him” (Colossians 2:10), that He alone is their Life (Colossians 3:4), and that His Life is full of freedom (Galatians 5:1).
So, let me get this straight. Your pastor says that the glorious work of Christ in undoing the work of
Adam was to raise people from death to torment them forever? THAT is what he says the “nullifying” work of Christ is? My brother, instead of answering his arguments, I am going to encourage you.
If I may ask you some questions, and please understand my intention. I say what I am about to say almost with tears. I really desire your maturity in Christ. So here it goes dear brother:
Why do you “go to Church?” Why would you put yourself and your family under the authority of a single man who goes by the name “pastor?” Why would you be part of the very thing that promotes the teaching of demons? (I Timothy 4:1-3). My…