Dechurch, add the
Word, stimulate your brain
Bryan Winter hosts this eclectic site about getting the system out
of the church and the church out of your system.
vb. -dechurched. (tr.) 1. uncovering institutional
christendoms influence in social conditioning. 2. extracting
spirituality from quagmire of tradition. 3. discerning Jesus
after surviving clerical worldview. 4. refusing to check your
brain in as you enter the church door. See defrocked, irreligious, and
above all, The Bible. Radical, certainly controversial but why should we
only ever read things we agree with?
Search the Word in 31 languages
Passage or word search on 16 different versions of the Bible in 31 different
languages including Maori.
Form & Matter – food for the brain
Reading List for potential and
struggling Christians proving you don’t have to leave your brain at the
door when you become involved with the church. A great list compiled by
recommended reading for those who a modern day perspective that will
challenge, excite and inspire
Meet, think, question, consider.
theology, Hollywood Jesus, on-line labyrinth
The Form and Matter site for thinking Christians and skeptics to
meet on a friendly playing field and consider the life of faith. Links
to many similar sites and plenty of room for stimulating interaction.
Maori TheologyA comprehensive thesis on Maori
theology as it relates to the Gospel, the result of years of research by
Michael Shirres a Dominican monk who died in 1997 after a three year
battle with motor neurone disease.
You what? Yes that’s right a site dedicated to the spiritual aspects
of what’s going on in the world’s movie capital ranging from which
movies have spiritual themes to reviews, insights, art and comment.
London’s On-line Labyrinth
Take a multimedia journey into the Labyrinth, be challenged about
your journey, who you meet along the way and finding the courage to
press forward in the strange paradox of faith as a pilgrim and traveler.
A meditation, a stimulation and inspiration.
Attempts at exposing cults, false teachers and religions that exist
in our world today. Unfortunately they rubbish some good people but
generally stick with sound doctrine. Make your own mind up. Might be a
bit legalistic and in fact damaging to some moern moves of God. But as
they say ‘ let us reason’. No harm in being challenged.
and movements with a difference
Pushing the envelope
Graceway Baptist, Ellerslie, Auckland featuring weblogs, and a colourful
challenging format with poetry, ecological and ethnic themes alongside
Futurechurch New Zealand
Seeking to make connections between groups, to provide a hub of
information and to celebrate the diversity and colour of what is
happening in relation to contemporary exploration of Christian
spirituality. Join the network.
Radical Christianity, New Reformation, Third Wave thinking,
The Next Wave
Church and Culture. Articles, blogs, insights, upsets, challenges
and some damn fine reading to be found here if you are looking to see
how the church needs to evolve to remain relevant to this and
For over 40 years Nate and Joanne Krupp have been calling the Church
to return to the Radical Christianity of the New Testament. They say
Church of Jesus Christ is in the process of major change, restoring it
to the radical Christianity of the first century in preparation for: a
great end-time revival, a final, great ingathering of the harvest,
coming persecution. Check it out.
The Next Reformation
Articles, discussion, insights into how to detox from the last big
moves in ‘church’ what the next big shake-up is and how to get there.
Plenty of resources here.
blogs, challenging discussions, media
Conversations for the journey.
Culture and faith. Blogs, articles, newsletters, discussion around
Jerusalem’s leading Christian newspaperBible discoveries, Jesus and the
church. The Jerusalem Christian Review... has opened a new era of direct
fellowship between believers world-wide and members of the Jerusalem
Christian community. I strongly support what they are doing." - Dr.
James C. Dobson, host, Focus on the Family.
A New Zealand site based around content published in the magazine of
the same name. Thorough and information articles, intelligent reading.
Shoot the Messenger
Australian-based site aimed at providing a resource to mepower those
living and communicating the gospel with a focus on interpreting and
critiquing popular culture in all its forms: music, film, literature,
magazines, TV and cultural trends e.g. fashion, recreation, New Age
beliefs, social, philosophical and political issues. Looks like they
stopped publishing though but good archive of material here.
A journal of experiences, a forum for inspiration, a home for
expressions of celebration of the life we share as followers of Jesus.
ignite exists to ignite, inform, and inspire the ROCKharbor
community and others
BeyondA Canadian based site claiming to
be a collaboration with writers, poets, thinkers, activists, art lovers,
philosophers, and readers which results in a well designed, thought
Dtour WebzineAustralian online Christian
community discussing issues of community, culture, faith & ministry in
the emerging postmodern world. Culture, news, links, features, bloggers.
Mike Riddell’s Homepage
Mike Riddell is a wordsmith and raconteur. Screenwriter, novelist,
playwright and poet, Mike mines the vaults of the psyche in search of
stories which are capable of helping us embrace our humanity. From
Dunedin in the south of New Zealand he lives and writes and dreams in
glorious obscurity, bounded by the endless southern ocean and the
embryonic Otago hills.
Teachers you can trust
Down to earth, practical, real world ministry from Joyce Meyer. Her
"Life In The Word" television series is also worth checking out on TV.
Ravi Zacharias. Teaching, preaching, articles and
resources from Ravi Zacharias. including powerful arguments, compelling
logic, and sincere compassion will.
Chuck SwindollThe home page of bible teacher
Chuck Swindoll... Find resources to meet your immediate needs, get daily
encouragement, listen to Insight for Living broadcasts, and much more.
more focused on prophets than profits?
Prophets preach revival
New Zealand site run by Andrew
Strom which keeps an up to date list of prophetic words and runs a
regular newsgroup where you can receive updates on a semi regular basis
Generals of Intercession
Cindy Jacobs site. This modern day prophetess has achieved a high
degree of accuracy in her pronouncements. Widely recognized as a prophet
to the nations, Dr. Cindy Jacobs is the President and Co-Founder of
Generals of Intercession, a missionary organization devoted to training
in prayer and spiritual warfare. She is the author of three best-selling
books, including Possessing the Gates of the Enemy, the Voice
of God, and Women of Destiny.
Bob Jones & Paul Keith Davis
The supernatural is apparently an everyday occurrence to Bob Jones.
He ministers prophetically to people and the Lord moves ttouching on
their past wounds, present circumstances, and future dreams helping make
them whole. "I just tell them what the Lord reveals to me," Bob
says. Paul Keith Davis spent 20 years in the business arena before
entering full-time ministry. He and his wife Wanda founded White Dove
Ministries. They have traveled extensively speaking at conferences and
churches imparting the end-time mandate of preparation for the glory and
manifest presence of Christ. Keith Davis has written a number of
articles for Christian publications including the Morning Star
Journal and Church Growth International. For each of the past
several years, he has also written with Bob Jones the prophetic book
entitled The Shepherd's Rod.
Check out the Shepherd’s Rod prophecies for 2004
Patricia King is a passionate, prophetic personality who is the host of
Extreme Prophetic Television. She has had over 20 years of
background as a Christian minister in conference speaking, prophetic
service, church leadership, and television & radio appearances.
Todd Bentley’s prophecy Living in the Supernatural
So you thought there were few prophets with anything to say of any
import. This site seems to log dozens a day from all over the world.
Scary God can supposedly be saying so many contradictory things to so
many people at the same time. Make your own mind up