The Ecclesia Jesus’ ecclesia is the most powerful group on earth, way above any parliament, congress or senate. And, amazingly, all Christians are called to be involved. Ecclesia was a term used in ancient times for a political assembly of citizens who were “called-out” from a local community with the purpose of governing the community. Jesus… Continue reading The Ecclesia – The Gateway for God’s Kingdom
No Rank, only Roles in the Body of Christ
Leadership is determined by the extent you influence regardless of rank. And, contrary to how most local churches and denominations have been structured and governed, the New Testament church did not use or require hierarchy when it came to leadership. The elders, whether apostles, prophets, evangelists or pastors and teachers, had no rank in the… Continue reading No Rank, only Roles in the Body of Christ
The Ecclesia – What’s our purpose?
The Ecclesia in Jesus’ day were the “called-out ones” from a local community whose purpose was to bring governance to the community. Jesus uses this same model by calling-out members of this world into an ecclesia of His own. They are called-out and trained in his ways and then sent back to offer the governance… Continue reading The Ecclesia – What’s our purpose?
What divides the Body of Christ – Part 2
No Reason to Ever Separate We are all a part of Jesus and the ecclesia and that is our reason for gathering. We have made the idea of dividing around doctrine the norm of Christianity when it shouldn’t even be in our thoughts. If Jesus hangs out with you, then who am I not to… Continue reading What divides the Body of Christ – Part 2