Formerly 'Behind Closed Doors'
By Charlie Rich
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Constructive Criticism And Support By Cynthia Maxwell
Previously Sung By Pastor Loose Cannon And Pastor Frank(Lee) StillaFraud
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Behind All Those Doors
My Mistress Makes Me Proud
(2 Timothy 3:1,2,5-7)
She Never Speaks Too Loud
Won't Ever Spill The Beans
Beyond Our Segregated Outreach.
Cause People Have Their Walls,
Cliques And Own Target Group Calls.
So When I Turn Off My Light
She's Free To 'Unleash' It Tonight
When We Hide Behind Those Walls
There She Does Her Mating Call.
And She Makes Me Think That I Can't Fall
Most No-One Knows What Goes On Behind Those Doors
My Jezey Makes Me Smile
She Goes That Extra Mile
She's Never Afraid
To Say That, 'By Your Grapes, I Got You'
She's Always A Mistress, Just Like A Mistress Should Be
But Though I Turn Off My Light
She's Still Some Guys Unfaithful Wife.
(2 Timothy 3:1,2,5-7)
We're Really Not An Open Door
Behind One Door Are Thousands More
(2 Timothy 3:1,2,5-7)
It's Just One Mega Ministry Maze.
God's Son Knows Who's Preying And Who's Not In Their Drawers/Shorts
Behind All Those Doors
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My Eyewitness Testimony
"Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away . 6 For
of this sort are they which creep into houses, and LEAD CAPTIVE SILLY WOMEN LADEN WITH SINS, led away with divers lusts, 7 Ever learning , and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth."
(2 Timothy 3:6,7)
"For instance, in the '80s pastor Frank Tillapaugh of Bear Valley Baptist Church in Colorado became a rising
star with his 'Church Unleashed' approach to ministry. His model was one that began to give ministry back to the laity, "unleashing"
them to go bear fruit. He became very popular on the lecture circuit until he flamed out after confessing to a long-term affair."
"Editor's Note: The volume by Augsburger, Ratz, and Tillapaugh has valuable
discussions and suggestions, especially from the first two contributors. Inclusion of this review is not
intended to minimize the seriousness of Frank Tillapaugh's recent moral disqualification from ministry."
"12 To the angel of the church in Pergamum write: These are the words of him who has the sharp, double-edged
14 Nevertheless, I have a few things against you: You have people there who hold to the teaching of Balaam,
who taught Balak to entice the Israelites to sin by eating food sacrificed to idols and by committing SEXUAL IMMORALITY.
18 To the angel of the church in Thyatira write: These are the words of the Son of God, whose eyes are like
blazing fire and whose feet are like burnished bronze. 19 I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance,
and that you are now doing more than you did at first. 20 Nevertheless, I have this against you: YOU TOLERATE THAT WOMAN JEZEBEL,
who calls herself a prophetess. By her teaching she misleads my servants into SEXUAL IMMORALITY and the eating of food sacrificed
to idols. 21 I have given her time to repent of her immorality, but she is unwilling. 22 So I will cast her on a bed of suffering,
and I will make those who commit ADULTERY with her suffer intensely, unless they repent of her ways.
To the angel of the church in Sardis write: These are the words of him who holds the seven spirits of God
and the seven stars. I know your deeds; YOU HAVE A REPUTATION OF BEING ALIVE, BUT YOU ARE DEAD. 2 Wake up! Strengthen what
remains and is about to die, for I have not found your deeds complete in the sight of my God. 3 Remember, therefore, what
you have received and heard; obey it, and repent. But if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know
at what time I will come to you. 4 Yet you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes. They will walk with
me, dressed in white, for they are worthy."
A Mighty Fortress is our Church: Has unleashing the Church and creating the 'Purpose Driven Church' helped
to point the world to the ministry of reconciliation or unleashed programs of alienation and segregation? Are Mile High Ministries
really Miles Apart Ministries and just a cleverly repackaged Fortress Mentality that has divided the church rather than unite?
Janis listed eight symptoms that were indicative of groupthink:
1) Illusion of invulnerability
2) Unquestioned belief in the inherent morality of the group
3) Collective rationalization of group's decisions
4) Shared stereotypes of outgroup, particularly opponents
5) Self-censorship; members withhold criticisms
6) Illusion of unanimity
7) Direct pressure on dissenters to conform
8) Self-appointed "mindguards" protect the group from negative information
Open Door Fellowship or Come as We Are Ministries?
Purpose Driven Church
or Christian City?
Unleashing the Church or Unleashing the Fortress?
Welcome to Miles
We are a ministry devoted to group think and cliques.
Our elite staff are committed to finding a place for
you in one of our numerous cliques.
Look us up at:
Escape From Christendom:
We are Christian City...we got something for everyone as long as everyone can fit
into one of our many cliques.
If you call, make sure you know the extension of the
people group you are trying to fit into.
If you don't know what people group you belong to,
we can temporarily put you in our confused people group until you get the help you need.
This is the strategy of many churches today.
It reminds me of the Jerry Springer show in all its
variations of situations and dysfunctions.
Often it is argued that one needs to be in groups
of like minded people, separate from other groups, for empowerment and effective ministry. This is why we have so many birds
of a feather ministries. These ministries though located in close proximity are in reality miles apart from each other.
This is really the beginning of Group Think as defined
by Irving Janis
Specialized ministry is often segregated ministry.
These churches erect barriers between ministries,
clergy and laity, Keeping the majority of the people in the actual ministries from ministering to each other or being ministered
to and from the other clique ministries.
What I have seen from those persuaded of this Fortress
Mentality, is that often they don't know or care or have the energy to know what the other ministries are doing.
This makes it appear that Jesus' gospel can only be
effectively communicated by the specialists.
Does this kind of ministry really help the situation
or hurt it?
Not only do birds of a feather flock together, they
sin more easily together.
Hurting people do not need to be only around those
like them but those unlike them.
This opens up ministry for them not just the
Peer pressure can be something that gets people into
Peer pressure in a group can often circumvent the
personal responsibility that one needs for his or her own life. This is what freedom to be a Christ One is about.
Segregated ministries are in essence saying to others,
'I don't need thee' and is Group Think, and the Cliquishness present in such situations is high.
I have noticed that in a local ministry that divides
the sheep from the sheep and sheep from the goats that they or their patients don't attend the sponsoring church, and the
few that do attend only fellowship with their own kind during service.
It is virtually impossible to break through these
walls at church.
Is it any wonder that when ministries segregate folks
into different people groups during the week that these same people continue these divisive practices on Sunday.
We cannot divide people like this and then expect
them to come together for weekly or monthly meetings.
The apostle Paul tells us we have the message and
ministry of reconciliation not alienation, specialization and segregation. (2 Corinthians 5)
The apostle Paul's ministry was against Group Think
(Jew Only-Matt. 10:5ff; Galatians 2:8,9) to whosoever will. (Acts 13:46ff)
We are to be reconciled to God and each other. (Ephesians
A Mighty Fortress is Our Church
A mighty fortress is our Church, a bulwark segregating;
our helper not amid the flood of mortal ills prevaling. For still our ancient foe doth surely work us woe; its strategies
are great, intent to isolate, on earth is not its equal.
And though the church, with experts filled, should promise
to divide us, we will not fear, for God hath willed his truth and Love to guide us. The Prince of Darkness grim, we tremble
not for him; his rage we can endure, Man's strategy unsure, God's Holy Word unite us. (2 Corinthians 5:18 ff)
"Never has it been more clear to me that two revivals
are in progress on the earth. One is the revival of the Spirit of God by which dead men and women are freed from their sins
by the blood of the Lamb and raised to a life which is the life of the sons of God, a life which bears God's nature, manifests
God's mercy. The other revival is the revival of religious flesh, a revival which is so appealing and gathers such multitudes
and wields such power in this world because it offers all the comfort of religion while allowing you to keep your ego and
all rights to yourself.
Surely each of us has to decide which revival he is going to be part of . Am I going to invest
my life in some enterprise of booming Christian City? Or am I going to lose my life in the pursuit of God's will of mercy?
Am I going to concentrate on building something that will cause the citizens of Christian City to sit up and take notice?
Or am I going to spend my life bringing the poor and the maimed and the blind to the Master's table?" (Escape From Christendom,