Jesus came to revitalize us; not to ritualize us!

Jesus came to revitalize, revolutionize, and radicalize us, not to systematize, traditionalize, and ritualize us. The risen Jesus is radical, but church tries to make Him liturgical.

Church programs are a poor substitute for the living presence of Christ and His power. Robots need programs. Humans live lives. Let’s go beyond church programs and flow with the presence of the Holy Spirit. You can sit through many church programs and be unchanged, but if a Christ-gram enters your heart, you’re transformed in an instant!

Religious observers, passively watching church programs, can confuse the programs with Christ’s presence and miss out on His power. However, the reality of the resurrection means there is no need to substitute religious programs for the presence of Jesus.

Jesus said: “I am the way.” We don’t need a program because Jesus is the program!

Churches make it easy to follow men and programs, but Christians are called to follow Christ. The Bible lists divisions; “of Paul,” “of Cephas,” “of Apollos,” “of Christ,” & says “You are still worldly.” (1 Cor. 3)

Many people have Freudian’s but Christ wants to slip you a Godian! (Watch for His light!)

God has more answers than Google! Ask Him!” If you find faith to be monotony, then you’ve forgotten Me!” –God

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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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