Why I’ve read hundreds of dead writers . . .

Reading writings by Christ-loving men & women who lived in the past has helped me to know truth, not just as doctrines, but also as fire in my bones. Those authors have been my mentors, helping me continually connect with Jesus and keeping me from straying from His presence and His truth. I started at 19 with the writers of the Bible, reading them almost daily until the present. Along the way I’ve read many other Christ-seeking writers who knew how to share their love for Jesus in light-bearing words that filled my heart with passion for Him — mystics, monks, nuns, reformers, revivalists, missionaries, journal writers, prophets, hermits, martyrs, saints, founders of movements, evangelists, preachers, and even a few theologians — who for the past two millennia have shared their amazing experiences with the living Jesus with whosoever wants to pick up one of their books and read.

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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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