Religion/Grace/Church Without Laymen

Religion asks: “What’s the least I can do and still go to Heaven?”
Recipients of grace ask: “What’s the most I can do to love, honor, serve, and obey the One who died on the Cross to save me from my sins?”

Since the total wisdom of a gathered church is greater than the wisdom of any one man; perhaps we should listen to all those who are prompted by the Spirit to speak.

Is “laymen” a label of inequality? (“You are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.” –1 Peter 2:9)

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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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