Tag Archives: Beyond Church

Return from institutional exile back to ekklesia

God is releasing a heart-longing for a return to ekklesia (early Christianity before it was organized into an institution). When ekklesia was replaced by institution, Christians began focusing on following procedures more than on obeying the risen Jesus. It costs … Continue reading

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Blog & books — I love to write

If you like my blog you will enjoy my books. Learn more about all 3 @ this link.

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Is God making church ekklesia again?

Perhaps, today, God is slowly Moving the body of Christ Away from institutionalized Christianity, Commonly known as church, Back into Spirit-led Christianity, The original ekklesia. (Take a look at: The Joy Of Early Christianity.)

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Unorganized faith (a very short poem)

I love unorganized faith That freely flows From people’s hearts, Instead of programs.

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How many sermons must we hear?

How many sermons must Christians hear before they are allowed to say anything in church? Will there ever be enough? Since Christ came to set us free, why does church entangle us in human control and programs? Church tends to … Continue reading

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Pics beyond the church norm

Searching for living water? Check out Beyond Church. It’s beautiful to go beyond church as usual and let the risen Jesus be the One in charge of the meeting!

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Gloria Gaither reviewed “Beyond Church”

In the current issue of Homecoming Magazine, Gloria Gaither reviewed Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible — Ekklesia. Here are some excerpts from Gloria’s Library column: “The way we worship and get our souls fed is changing. Oh, I … Continue reading

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