Category Archives: eldercraft

Are We Ready?

Pray with me. I have a vision that the time has come, that our first real-world congregation is upon us. The vision doesn’t include any details, only that it will happen soon. The vision itself demands I make myself ready … Continue reading

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Learn to Flock

In the Bible, feudalism always means family. The biblical image is more inclusive, versus the exclusive privilege associated with Western feudalism. The Eastern potentate held forth an open invitation to adopt the right people into his household as family. And … Continue reading

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Pulling Back the Hedge

Most of you are probably familiar with the parabolic image of the hedge (Isaiah 5:4-6). It’s a figure of speech for moral covering, a part of what elders and priests offer to those they serve. It requires a good understanding … Continue reading

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Standing in a Different Context 02

Review the narrative of Joseph in Genesis 37-50. You’ll recall a major figure named Potiphar, Pharaoh’s jailer. Notice the position he holds in the Egyptian imperial administration. This is a critical element in Ancient Near Eastern (ANE) feudalism. The point … Continue reading

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Standing in a Different Context 01

Feel free to dismiss me as a nut, but I hope you are at least entertained by how I try to put some things into context. Radix Fidem doesn’t just embrace a broad range of assumptions about reality; it attempts … Continue reading

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Keep It Alive

Fundamental to our teaching here is that the mainstream church has failed. Not in every way; good things have been preserved over the past two millennia. However, our primary complaint is the loss of the heart-led way. Faith, convictions and … Continue reading

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Programmable Humanity

There’s a wide body of literature and videos about MKULTRA and similar efforts to program people to do things they wouldn’t otherwise do. In regards to the CIA’s studies, it typically revolves around programming people to engage in sex as … Continue reading

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