Author Archives: Steve Simms

About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. I have written two books: Mindrobics: How To Be Happy For The Rest Of Your Life and Your Sperm Won--Experiencing Your Value As A Championship Human Being. 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 lead a non-traditional church in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the early church come to life in our time.

Testimonies, Salvation, #Boundless2015 & The Salvation Army’s 150 Anniversary!

–More than 15,000 Salvationists (members of The Salvation Army) from about 126 countries met in London, United Kingdom, last week for an International Congress called Boundless 2015. The emphasis wasn’t on social services. The focus was on faithfulness to the living, … Continue reading

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Good & Evil Personalities Battle For The Human Heart & Brain

Everyday we see good and evil all around us. And if we are honest we see both good and evil inside our own hearts. Some people say that good and evil are nothing but human judgments — names that we … Continue reading

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No service? Searching for a connection?

Sitting through church without Christ’s inner light shinning in your heart is like trying to use a smart phone with no service. Are you searching for a connection? Revival is when ordinary Christians begin to actively follow and obey the … Continue reading

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What To Do When Culture Conflicts With The Bible

When I read the Bible, I encounter the living God and He speaks to me; comforts me; calls me, challenges me, inspires me, and strengthens me. I’ve read the Bible almost daily for 45 years and I stand by it … Continue reading

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Religious Form or Forum For Fiery Faith? (The “Blood & Fire” Flag)

Religious form or fiery faith? Let fiery faith leap in the hearts of God’s people and arise in churches around the world! –We need to be exposed to living, active faith (to real-life testimonials of faith), not just to a timed, … Continue reading

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Where’s The Power (Dunamis) In Contemporary Christianity?

Presence anyone? God’s Presence and power flow in inner spiritual rivers. –Where is the power in 21st Century Christianity to set captives free from cravings and compulsions; hurts and fears; unbelief and anger? The Bible teaches that we should turn … Continue reading

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Just about everybody on the planet has a sense that some activities are morally wrong. Love doesn’t try to force people to support the activities that violate their conscience.

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