Let Jesus have the church platform!

When Jesus isn’t allowed to have the platform someone else takes control of the meeting. Until Christians begin to let Jesus have the platform and become His daily audience, we’ll stay stuck, passively watching a pastor perform on Sunday. It’s much more important that you know what the living Jesus is saying to you than what a pastor is telling you.

When religion tries to regulate and rule you run to the risen Jesus! The one-man lecture church system stays stuck in the same ole same ole of sit silently and listen and there’s no place for God’s Spirit to take control.

When a church service requires people to be spectators it does them a disservice by training them to be hearers of the word but not doers. Its time for church services to empower and release people to be Spirit-led participants, not passive spectators. I long to see church become a gathering of Spirit-led participants instead of an audience of spectators controlled from the front.

No matter how things look and feel, the risen Jesus is real and reaching out to embrace and carry you. Let Him!

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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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