You are finally showing and expressing some useful insights.
You have used the exact words I myself and I use to describe Iself N.B. "MAVERICK" AND "RADICAL".
'sole christian" nup maybe a "SOUL" christian.
I don't adhere to any dogma, doctrine or any one affliation in the whole Christian arena. I do attend a small assembly n.b. NOT "CHURCH" WHEN I have a need. The pastor is a "maverick" himself which is why I tolerate him (SOMETimes)
...feeding the poor, looking after the downpressed AND ALL THAT KINDA STUFF.
I have never ever bigged up any part of the CHURCH AS SUCH LET ALONE ON THIS FORUM.
I believe I have said things like this;
"The present day corporate body called the "CHURCH" is in public disarray and is governed by ego, greed by the natural lusts and the spirit of hyprocracy rather than the Spirit of the Truth and Faithfulness.
Because of this it has lost its right to speak on any moral issue whatsoever through centuries of moral corruption, wrangling, infighting, bitterness ETC.
IT CAN BE HELD RESPONSIBLE for the erosion of the family, the basic unit of society, which has become a place of turmoil eroded by distrust strife, unrest, infighting, disobedience. This is the same today as it was in slavery and during the deliberate breakdown of all indigenous communities it came into contact with worldwide.
It is too a place where the teachings of Jesus have been deliberately mistaught and have no correlation to the Truth whatsoever.
This we can be seen in a prime example of the "white christ" on SelassieI's study wall.
There are no fruits of the Spirit currently residing in the 'church' (lookout Bible quote)
"The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. against such there is no law"
That'll doya for now.
How many times have I warned you not to pigeonhole I.
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