Author Archives: Steve Simms

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

Jesus’ inner energy changes perspectives

Steady streams Of inner energy Entered me When Jesus Entered my heart. Delight & felicity Aren’t found through folly But forged by faith.Jesus can make Joy the norm In your life. Even in a storm. How can church members be … Continue reading

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Training to follow God’s navigational app

People train for sports and train for war, but where are those who train to hear and follow the risen Jesus? Jesus is the way. We need to train to follow Him like we follow a navigation app. When we … Continue reading

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Be conscious of Jesus / have Jesus in your conscience!

If you feel like You are doing Life without a soul, Let Jesus Make you whole. The goal of your conscience isn’t to make you feel guilty, but to heal your soul. When you color outside your conscience the lions … Continue reading

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Jesus leads a world-wide theocracy — the body of Christ

Too many sermons tell people what they want to hear, instead of telling them what they need to hear. As churches go further into entertainment and error, it’s vital for Christ-followers to surrender to the Spirit and stay in the … Continue reading

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Lively spectacles or liturgical spectators

If Christianity doesn’t cause people to feel deeply and passionately about Jesus, it’s not the Christianity of the Bible. Jesus wants His people to be fired-up spectacles of His glory, not religious spectators of His story. Jesus promised His presence … Continue reading

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Jeepers Creepers (a light-hearted poem)

Jeepers Creepers (a light-hearted poem)People trend to beSpiritual spelunkers, Cave creatures, Creeping through darkness Avoiding God’s light.

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Quick thoughts for strength and power

If you win with a guilty conscience, deep down, you know you really lost. Pride isn’t strength. It’s a bluff to cover-up weakness. True strength often comes in disguises: kindness, compassion, tears, forgiveness, vulnerabliity, humility, and openness. Strong people aren’t … Continue reading

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