Laodicea or ekklesia?

Do 21st Century Christians have amnesia? Have we forgotten that Jesus calls Christ-followers to be His ekklesia, not the church of Laodicea? Christ wants us to look to Him alone as our panacea!

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The church has amnesia and has forgotten that Christ originally built it to be ekklesia — the lost word of the Bible. If we don’t want to be the lukewarm “church” of Laodicea we need to turn back to Christ’s original pattern for ekklesia — 1 Corinthians 14:26. (See

Spiritual amnesia has caused us to forget ekklesia — God’s glorious galleria of the gifts and the fruit of the Holy Spirit freely flowing through ordinary people as they come together to minister to one another as directed by the living, resurrected Jesus Christ

Techlesia (making and maintaining Spirit-led connections between Christ-follows through social media, texting, and other technology) extends the reach of ekklesia beyond the constraints of time and place. Experience techlesia at this Facebook page.

Experience ekklesia in Nashville, Tennessee every Sunday morning at 10:45, 225 Berry St., 37207 at The Salvation Army Berry Street. See the Spirit of God freely flowing through everyday people.

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 @
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