"Leave the Church" Proclaims One Minister Who Can Stand Alone!

LEAVE THE CHURCH, By Pam Sheppard

For those who have been closely reading my posts, it is time for you to really know”where I’m  comin from”. Here is my bottom line, where the rubber meets the road.   Other than for preparing the last days church for the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ, I have no personal motive. In fact,  I am a  68-year-old retiree from public life.  A retiree from NYS government,  I am  also done with   starting a church.  Therefore, I am not looking for a sheepfold to follow me or anyone to “rule over.”

To get the message of “what time it is to churchfolk”  requires money. I pay to publish, so I don’t make any personal money off of my 6 books. Any one who cannot afford to pay $20 for a book need only let me know and you will be  sent an e-book at no charge. What I use to spread the message of “come out of Her, God’s people,”  is my   own inheritance and my  own savings.

 When I provide a counseling or training  service, I set a fee.The fees I set are reported to IRS. In spite of them, I have never earned a profit.   I do not charge for deliverance, healing, prayer or any of God’s graces.  Nor do I ask anyone for donations..  Why not, you ask? Because those who give money control those who receive it. I will not put myself in a position to be controlled by  ANYONE!

 Nor am I looking for notoriety as I actually prefer to remain “under the radar.” Recently, someone was singing my praises–called me an end time prophet of God with the message of the hour.  After 2 months of turning folk off by  proclaiming my “qualifications and my message” this former associate’s  last words to me were “I no longer endorse you.” 

 I laughed to myself. She does not know that I don’t need anyone to either endorse or  “sell me.” Nor  will I try to justify myself to anyone.  I perceive no benefit to me or my message in any attempt on my part to prove that I am reputable. It is a waste of time as no one can prove that they are not corrupt in  times such as these.

 My word to you is this. If you seek me for counseling, training or ministry, you will have to find out about me in your own prayer closet. What I am willing to share about myself is something that  I can prove.Here is what I can prove.

  I owe nothing to NOBODY and I expect NOTHING from NOBODY!

You see,  I am free to do all things and free to do nothing. Only in the last seven years have I been this free.  I was restrained for 25 years from offending those who paid my  secular salary and for 25 years, I had to please  the bishops under whom I serve as an ordained minister..  Those days are over for the rest of my life. Like the Lord Jesus, I too can  declare that neither man nor the  devil has a place in me.

Besides a secular career in state govt  where I earned a great pension and excellent  health benefits, beside being  in private practice as a therapist once I retired  at the age of 53 in 1997,  I have also been a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ for 30 years.   Since I was gainfully employed in the world while simultaneously pastoring,  none of my personal  income has   ever been derived or accumulated from Christian  ministry.  When I received a salary from any of 3  different churches that I pastored, I gave it back to them double-fold.   I even founded my own church in 1996, which I closed in 2009. 

 Today, I do not attend church, at all. 

I personally believe that church is a dangerous place to be, particularly for the sincere followers of Jesus Christ of Nazareth–the elect of God.  I need to make it plain that only the elect of God is in  real danger, and not those who simply attend church because they believe that it is the right thing to do.  The “un-chosen” in church are not Satan’s target but only those who belong to Jesus Christ.

In order to understand my position, you need to know that  I am not coming
from “whether or not there  are good churches or bad churches.”  Certainly, there are both, and that has been the case for centuries.  In our time, there  are some wonderful, good people and excellent programs operating in plenty of  churches.
However, this is the power of man. This is the power of human flesh.  Human  beings  can do some good and wonderful things,without God.  For example, man has proven that he can build a rocket and walk on the moon.  Man conceived the very computers that we all communicate on, with a wealth of information at our finger tips.  This is”a good thing.”    Likewise, just  because a church is “good,” doesn’t mean that “God is there.”

When I was led out of the denomination I served in 2004, I did not know my departure from the organized church system was completely over.  The Lord told me to come out, and I obeyed, believing that He planned to send me to a different church affiliation.  In fact, I waited for 3 years until the Lord spoke to me. In this regard, I had a handful of  supernatural experiences AFTER I was led out of the organized church.  Powerful and amazing, to say the least.

Visions, dreams and audible voices such as I have experienced since 2007  come from either God or the devil. There is no in between. In fact, my soul is not imaginative enough to have conceived what I have heard in the spirit. Now if I am wrong,—-if I heard from the devil— I will STILL go to heaven because my born again experience had nothing at all to do with the organized church. I was not saved in church.Church added nothing to my salvation but error and deception.

 So if I am wrong, I have nothing to lose.If I am mistaken, God knows the intent of my heart.  I don’t have any axes to grind. There is no bitterness in my heart against churchfolk or the system. I can certainly  admit to errors in discernment  and I will publicly apologize if I am proven to be in error.  

 However, if I am right, and you continue to “go to church,” then you, dear reader, HAVE A LOT TO LOSE.

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A Former Pastor Warns: Leave the Church Part 3

LEAVE THE CHURCH AND COME OUT FROM AMONG THEM

I started out for 33 years of life an atheist. In 33 years, I attended church just ONE day in my life.   Once I had a ‘Damascus Road” type of experience with the Lord, I was sold out for Him.  And it was two years—1979–before I attended any church.  I went because I had 3 consecutive dreams of a local pastor, and all 3 dreams urged me to find this man, the late Rev. Lester.  (not his real name.) Not once in more than 25 years did I ever consider that it was NOT God who sent me those dreams.  I didn’t find out until AFTER I had finished my 4th book, “the Fake Jesus:Fallen Angels Among Us.”  How did I find out?  The Lord spoke to me and  quietly  said, “I did not send you those 3 dreams that sent you to that church.”  Simple.

Why did He wait so long to tell me this?  Well, I never asked Him.  I kinda “knew” without asking.  I needed to know the depth of perversion and depravity the organized church system actually is “from inside.”  You might say, “I was a spy.” I was never really a part of the system because the demons in it recognized that I was a spy before I actually knew it myself.  The Lord allowed a messenger of Satan to give me 3 dreams and several confirming signs that I was supposed to be there.  I was a church person for 25 years, in ministry about two years after I  first arrived.  I was in a denomination where several churches in a region are “connected.”  So I got to know about 100 ministers, about 10 percent of them as close regional associates.

Well, I knew it was depraved from the beginning.  My first pastor was a closet homosexual who also practiced a Caribbean form of witchcraft called “obeah.” He was one of the first to die of AIDS in the early 80’s.  Most of the ministerial elders that I had to submit my ministry to were depraved.  Thieves, drug abusers, fornicators, homosexuals, child abusers, you name it, undercover and sometimes openly, they did it.

I stayed as long as I did because the religious demon assigned to me played  a convincing game to prove that  God had me in the system to cause the system to repent.  So I was on my knees, sobbing, wailing and travailing for 25 years.  When things only got worst, commonsense should have told me, “Hey Pam, Don’t you “get it?” God is not answering your prayers in this matter. Why can’t you ‘figure it out?’ If God has not answered your prayers for repentance for 25 years, perhaps it is because “the time of repentance is over.  It just ain’t goin to happen, Gurl!!! Get up off your knees!”

I was pretty comfortable in the denomination in 2003.  I had started my own church and I kept my self separated from the religious politics, and the Bishop did not particularly care WHAT I was doing.  He treated me like I didn’t exist, and that worked well for me.  Then one day, the Lord spoke to me in a dream.  He showed me that “it was time to go.” He said “but let them PUT you out.”  Since I was not in any kind of trouble with the upper echelon, it seemed implausible that they would put me out.  Well 9 months from the dream, my name was removed from the denominations rolls.

Once out, I devoted myself to my online ministry which had begun in 2002 and to the church that I had founded in 1996. From 2004-2007, I waited for the Lord to send me to a different denomination, with my eyes on Full Gospel, non denominational groups.  It didn’t happen.  Then in 2007,  the Holy Ghost spoke again.  He compared the organized church to an inner city condemned building.  In short, He said “I’ve judged it already and I am no longer there.”

I said to myself “this COULD be the devil. It was too incredulous for me to believe that the Holy Ghost was not in the church.  I was in a state of shock.   So I tried the spirits through the study of church history for one year.  After that year, I knew I had heard from the Holy Ghost.  He is NOT there.

Since God is not there, no point in ME being there either!

 

The details of my  story are in the book, “Come Out of Her, God’s People.”  It is an eye opener that should be a part of your library. It is an “ah ha” kind of book.  It explains a lot about the organized church, its ministers and its members as well as “it plagues.” Also if you want to discuss this, your comments are welcome.  If you already know I speak the truth, you are invited to enter into deliverance mentoring where you will be assigned a trained minister to be in touch with 24/7. Someone who will be much better for you than even an AA or an NA sponsor because this minister is trained in deliverance and in counseling. To receive a mentor, call 518-477-5759.

A Former Pastor Warns: Leave the Church Part 2

When I left the church in 2004, I did not know that it was a permanent move.  I expected that the Lord would lead me to another church affiliation.  I had my eye on Rev. Paul Morton’s organization, the full gospel Baptist.  It seemed a great choice for me because I had been  ordained and served in a denominational church  very compatible with  the Baptists, yet I was also a Pentecostal in orientation, belief and practice.

So when 3 years passed and I did not have a leading to join another church, I wondered why. It didn’t take long for me to be answered once I sought the Lord in prayer.  In less than a week, a kind of telepathic communication took place to let me know that I was not to join any organized church.

I was spoken to in a kind of parable.  I was asked, “Pam, would you put curtains up at the windows of a condemned building.” I thought of all of the condemned buildings I had seen growing up in the inner city.  I answered in my mind. “No, I would not.”

Then came a kind of speech that went something like this.

“A homeless person will make a home in a condemned building.  To escape the elements of the weather on the outside, he will satisfy himself and “make do” with no heat, no running water, no lights, and he will share his dwelling with its occupants: the rats and the roaches.”

Then I was hit in the face with the next outrageous statement.

“If you try to edify the organized church with seminars and conferences, you will be putting up curtains at the windows of a condemned building.”

Wow.  I was stunned. I had already begun to conduct deliverance seminars with the first one in Bermuda and the second one in Lawrenceville Ga. I was planning the third when this spiritual conversation transpired.    Metaphorically speaking, it was clear to me that the condemned building was a symbol of the entire organized church.  It this “strange conversation” was from the Holy Spirit—then the metaphor clearly suggested that the organized church is condemned, in other words, judged already.

In keeping with this parable of sorts, sheep who attend church regularly are those who are afraid of the outside elements of a dangerous and sinful world—and rightly so. Therefore, it makes sense to run inside of church walls for protection.  Yet in keeping with the symbols, when churchgoers run inside, what they find is no light.  God is light.  In Him there is no darkness at all.  No light–No “God!!!  The “voice” went on to say that the rats were the pastors and church leaders and the roaches were those who sat on the pews.

No running water in the condemned building means no rivers of living water, No Holy Spirit.  No heat.  No fires of the Holy Spirit. This parable was clearly saying that the Holy Spirit has left the organized church.

I didn’t want to believe that I had heard from God about this.  I was pastoring a church that I myself had founded in 1996 and I did not want to close it down.  However, I knew that if this was God speaking to me, I MUST close it down.

I tried the spirits for one year by studying church history.  What I discovered has been  written in a book called “the Fake Jesus: Fallen Angels Among Us.”  When I wrote the last chapter, I knew without a doubt that I had heard from the Lord.

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If You Are Saved, You Must Come Out of The Church System

10/25/11 Thirty Years a Minister!

I started out for 33 years of life an atheist.  Once I had a ‘Damascus Road” type of experience with the Lord, I was sold out for Him.  And it was two years—1979–before I attended any church.  I went because I had 3 consecutive dreams of a local pastor, and all 3 dreams urged me to find this man, the late Rev. Lester.  (not his real name.) Not once in more than 25 years did I ever consider that it was NOT God who sent me those dreams.  I didn’t find out until AFTER I had finished my 4th book, “the Fake Jesus:Fallen Angels Among Us.”  How did I find out?  The Lord spoke to me and  quietly  said, “I did not send you those 3 dreams that sent you to that church.”  Simple.

Why did He wait so long to tell me this?  Well, I never asked Him.  I kinda “knew” without asking.  I needed to know the depth of perversion and depravity the organized church system actually is “from inside.”  You might say, “I was a spy.” I was never really a part of the system because the demons in it recognized that I was a spy before I actually knew it myself.  The Lord allowed a messenger of Satan to give me 3 dreams and several confirming signs that I was supposed to be there.  I was a church person for 25 years, in ministry about two years after I  first arrived.  I was in a denomination where several churches in a region are “connected.”  So I got to know about 100 ministers, about 10 percent of them as close regional associates.

Well, I knew it was depraved from the beginning.  My first pastor was a closet homosexual who also practiced a Caribbean form of witchcraft called “obeah.” He was one of the first to die of AIDS in the early 80’s.  Most of the ministerial elders that I had to submit my ministry to were depraved.  Thieves, drug abusers, fornicators, homosexuals, child abusers, you name it, undercover and sometimes openly, they did it.

I stayed as long as I did because the religious demon assigned to me played  a convincing game to prove that  God had me in the system to cause the system to repent.  So I was on my knees, sobbing, wailing and travailing for 25 years.  When things only got worst, commonsense should have told me, “Hey Pam, Don’t you “get it?” God is not answering your prayers in this matter. Why can’t you ‘figure it out?’ If God has not answered your prayers for repentance for 25 years, perhaps it is because “the time of repentance is over.  It just ain’t goin to happen, Gurl!!! Get up off your knees!”

I was pretty comfortable in the denomination in 2003.  I had started my own church and I kept my self separated from the religious politics, and the Bishop did not particularly care WHAT I was doing.  He treated me like I didn’t exist, and that worked well for me.  Then one day, the Lord spoke to me in a dream.  He showed me that “it was time to go.” He said “but let them PUT you out.”  Since I was not in any kind of trouble with the upper echelon, it seemed implausible that they would put me out.  Well 9 months from the dream, my name was removed from the denominations rolls.

Once out, I devoted myself to my online ministry which had begun in 2002 and to the church that I had founded in 1996. From 2004-2007, I waited for the Lord to send me to a different denomination, with my eyes on Full Gospel, non denominational groups.  It didn’t happen.  Then in 2007,  the Holy Ghost spoke again.  He compared the organized church to an inner city condemned building.  In short, He said “I’ve judged it already and I am no longer there.”

I said to myself “this COULD be the devil. It was too incredulous for me to believe that the Holy Ghost was not in the church.  I was in a state of shock.   So I tried the spirits through the study of church history for one year.  After that year, I knew I had heard from the Holy Ghost.  He is NOT there.

Since God is not there, no point in ME being there either!

CLICK THE COVER

The details of my  story are in the book, “Come Out of Her, God’s People.”  It is an eye opener that should be a part of your library. It is an “ah ha” kind of book.  It explains a lot about the organized church, its ministers and its members as well as “it plagues.” Also if you want to discuss this, your comments are welcome.  If you already know I speak the truth, you are invited to enter into deliverance mentoring where you will be assigned a trained minister to be in touch with 24/7. Someone who will be much better for you than even an AA or an NA sponsor because this minister is trained in deliverance and in counseling. To receive a mentor, call 518-477-5759.

SERMONS, DEMONS AND COMMUNAL INTOXICATION

I was a preacher for almost 3 decades. I preached an average of one sermon a week for 20 years, with 8 of those years preaching 3 sermons a week.  On one occasion in the pulpit, I felt a strange power come upon me where it seemed I was “not myself.” I was in a rather strong altered state of consciousness. I thought is was an extra powerful anointing of the Holy Ghost. IT WAS NOT!!!

Pam Sheppard, “THE LORD LED ME OUT AFTER 25 YEARS AS A PASTOR”

When I was sent to church for the first  in 1979, I had never heard a sermon and so when I was informed in 1981 that upon entering ministry, I would be required to preach a trial sermon on October 25, 1981, I had no idea what a sermon was. In the summer of ’81, I began to preach in my sleep, in preparation for the October day of trial. I also walked around all day for about 30 days, muttering “sermons.”

I thought that I was under the inspiration of the Holy Ghost. It took about 25 years for me to find out that in those early and strange days, I was under the “anointing” of the religious demon assigned to me. I thank God then when  I DID enter the pulpit to preach and pastor, it was only ONE time in at least 2 thousand sermons that that same power came upon me. I have since discovered that it is a demonic power, in no way, the Holy Ghost.

Oh yes! Demons enjoy preaching. I came out of a denomination where men who were adulterers, fornicators, perverts, closet homosexuals could preach so hard, that they could affect even me, in spite of what I knew about the intimate, sometimes secret details of their lives.At least 10 times a year, 50 ministers gathered at various regional church functions and a hanful would preach at these gatherings.

When they were preaching, I  harnessed down my soul from being overpowered, but there were times when I could not. Their power was too strong.  I often wondered about it over the years. How could these corrupt men overtake my soul with one of their sermons in spite of my resistance to it? Could this be God? Would God use such sinful creatures to preach HIS WORD???!!!

It took two decades or more to find out the answer to that question. The answer is NO!!!! The Holy Ghost does not anoint such preachers but the devil DOES!!!. It is called communal intoxication by the founder of sociology, Max Weber.

Communal intoxication is defined by Weber as the supernormal ability of magicians, wizards, witches and charismatic religious leaders.With the god concept at its center, they induce an altered state of consciousness in their followers as demonstrated by the congregation’s manifestation of convulsions, trembling, and intense effusions of excitement and ecstasy. (Come Out of Her God’s People, pg 190)

Weber points out that that communal intoxication has a contagious effect where it can spread throughout  an audience or congregation of people, infecting those assembled with sensations of enhanced emotionalism and vitality. This definition explains the so called holy dance, holy rollers, holy laughter, running around the church building, perhaps even tongues and slain in the spirit phenomena.

This power was manifested in my presence for 25 years  among denominational African American preachers. Keep in mind that Weber’s studies were predominately tribal communities on other continents, including Africa and Asia. Webers findings suggest that the altered state appeal has a significant connection to today’s charismatic leaders’ ability to cause large numbers of people to believe that they have been released from bondages and that they have “heard from God.”

As a result, what has been happening in church is that demons have been using corrupt ministers to preach. I would say that that is reason enough to “COME OUT OF HER, GOD’S PEOPLE.”

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