+-Following Jesus is a long haul, not a quick fix.

Lite year: 365 days with little or no personal or spiritual growth–the road to incessant immaturity. Life goes better if we avoid lite years and instead open our hearts to God’s light. Don’t go through life at the speed of lite, avoiding personal and spiritual growth. Instead, step into the light and stretch yourself!

True greatness is complex. It requires honesty, compassion, moral character, kindness, justice, and humility.

Following Jesus is a long haul (and a long hall) not a quick fix. Don’t just go to church. Go to the living, resurrected Jesus and let Him take control of your life. Did the early Christians meet to passively hear the same man speak every week?

Without an intimate, submissive relationship with the risen Jesus, hearing sermons about Him does little good. JESUS Talks! Listen directly to Him and you’ll never be the same! 

When church fails to manifest the dynamic power and presence of the resurrected Jesus, people “attend” unchanged. Many of society’s problems would be overcome if churches would let the living Jesus take over and run their meetings.

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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 +-Following Jesus is a long haul, not a quick fix.

  1. David Lancaster says:

    Great post. May God bless your and gathering today, and ours as well.

    On Sun, Dec 2, 2018 at 6:46 AM Free Gas For Your Think Tank (A blog to jog your mind and unclog your heart . . .) wrote:

    > Steve Simms posted: ” Lite year: 365 days with little or no personal or > spiritual growth–the road to incessant immaturity. Life goes better if we > avoid lite years and instead open our hearts to God’s light. Don’t go > through life at the speed of lite, avoiding personal and sp” >

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