Be more than a Christian audience member

Audiences gather for passive observation–as assemblies of spectators. Jesus calls disciples, not audience members.

In the Bible, Christians are portrayed as a family, as an army, as the body of Christ, but never as a passive audience. A group gathered to worship Jesus isn’t an audience. It’s an ekklesia–people “called out” to all pour out adoration and obedience to Him.

I love the non-spectator, unprogrammed, Spirit-led Christianity of the Bible. Outward reformation, without inner transformation, seldom lasts. Jesus changes people from the inside out.

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About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I long to see the power and passion of the first Christ-followers come to life in our time. I have written a book about our experiences in non-traditional church, called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia." If you need encouragement, search for: Elephants Encouraging The Room and/or check out my Amazon author page. Thank you!
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