Church Check: Real Life Ministries in Post Falls, Idaho

Updated: Mar 21



Basic Church Information


Church Name: Real Life Ministries

Senior/Lead Pastor: Jim Putman

Leadership Staff/Elders: Unknown

Address: 1860 N. Cecil Road Post Falls, ID 83865

Phone: 208-777-7325

Email: https://www.reallifeministries.com/contact-us / info@jimputman.com

Website: https://www.reallifeministries.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealLifeMinistriesPostFalls

Denomination: Non-Denominational / Possibility of Calvinism & Lordship Salvation

Preaching Style: Topical

Membership Requirements: Yes

Tithes/Compelled Giving: Yes - Tithing is actually taught as a command to Christians

Financial Transparency: No (See Questionnaire)

Answered Questions: Yes...Sort of

Online Services: https://www.reallifeministries.com/watch-listen?Location=76882ae3-1ce8-42a6-a2b6-8c0b29cf8cf8

Affiliations: Celebrate Recovery, Relational Discipleship Network

Other Information: RLM has a Podcast where Jim Putman addresses specific topics regarding women in ministry (this church does not allow women in leadership positions), membership questions, etc. (https://www.reallifeministries.com/podcasts). I will be starting a series of opinion pieces in response to Jim Putman's statements on these issues.


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As always, we recommend that anyone attending their church, including Real Life Ministries, walk themselves through Steve Hassan's BITE Model and Undue Influence Continuum to make sure they're not being victimized by their church or ministry. Both documents are available here: