Category Archives: J.Ferris: Church

NEW RELEASE: “What Does The Church Look Like?” Interview

. Jay Ferris was once asked what the church in Charlotte, N.C. looked like.  Jay’s answer was, ‘The church is everyone in this city who knows who are theirs in Him, and all the rest is show business.” And yet … Continue reading

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Choking on Their Chaff

This is not the first time I have posted on this blog, thoughts concerning the proper ground on which to build the church. See: “Getting New Life Into a Polluted Woman.” The Stronghold of David was built on the Threshing … Continue reading

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4th John

This has to do with Church gone bad. If we read 3rd John, we quickly discover that there was another letter, apparently with the same geographic address, but confiscated by what appears to be false, bad or self serving leadership, … Continue reading

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This Leadership Business

Perhaps I might share some overall impressions. Some years ago now, a brother in The Lord made a plea for us to “…overcompensate by not using the word “rule” which will lead many to misunderstand the term and thus interpret … Continue reading

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Offenses

It may be that we become offendable at the point where our own will is in conflict with that of the Father.  Certainly false doctrine would put us in that place. Having said that, and admitting that I only know … Continue reading

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The Pond

The following thoughts were triggered at a men’s meeting I attended some years ago now. It was in connection with the John Eldredge book “Wild At Heart.” The heart of a man, or the attempt to recapture what a man’s … Continue reading

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“Church,” Coping Mechanisms and Coping Mechanism Practitioners

By normal fundamental/evangelical standards, I “got saved” in a Baptist Church. I don’t think it goes too far to say that ‘getting saved’ has to be, at least, as important, even life changing, as ‘getting healed.’ So God used a Baptist church to get … Continue reading

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