When church is honest & raw, there will be awe!

When church is honest & raw, there will be awe!  It will be stunning.

When the first Christians gathered, the Bible says: “Everyone was filled with awe” –Acts 2:43. Awe is a stirring and powerful sense of amazement, astonishment, bewilderment, and/or wonder. So why isn’t there awe when Christians gather nowadays? Perhaps that’s because we have church meetings so programmed and controlled that nothing out of the ordinary (nothing awesome) can happen.

However, what if we set aside our programs, agendas, and control, and instead asked God to do whatever He wants to in the meeting through whomever He chooses? We would be amazed at the awesome things people would say and do when prompted by the Spirit and at how it would all come together in a beautiful demonstration of God’s presence and leadership.

This isn’t just a theory. It happens every Sunday morning at The Salvation Army Berry Street. And almost everybody present is truly in awe of what we have just seen and heard. Come see for yourself!  225 Berry Street, Nashville, 37207 @ 10:45 am. (also at 6:00 pm. on Tuesdays).  

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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 co-lead a non-traditional expression of the body of Christ in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We 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 called, "Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible--Ekklesia" that is available in Kindle & paperback @ http://amzn.to/2nCr5dP
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2 Responses to When church is honest & raw, there will be awe!

  1. Pingback: Church: Do minds wander or are people filled with awestruck wonder? | Free Gas For Your Think Tank (A blog to jog your mind and unclog your heart . . .)

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