Category Archives: The Ekklesia

Five Dynamics of the Corporate Spiritual Life – Part 1: Revelation and Impartation

In my last post, I discussed five dynamics of the spiritual life from Philippians 3:10-11 as they relate to the individual believer.  In this post (and the next), I’d like to look through this same lens and see how this … Continue reading

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“Life Together” – by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (limited-time free audiobook offer)

When I come across free resources that are meaningful to me and have played a part in my spiritual life, I like to share them with you, my blogging family. Christianaudio.com graciously offers one of their quality audiobooks as a … Continue reading

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Lessons From the Underground Church in China

As the People’s Republic of China recently celebrated it’s 70th anniversary (October 1, 2019), I wanted to focus a post on the underground church in China that has endured intense persecution under this repressive, communist regime.  As the Chinese government … Continue reading

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T. Austin-Sparks on the Headship of Christ

The following is a chapter excerpt from the book, A Way of Growth by T. Austin-Sparks.  The focus of this selection is on the headship of Christ and the church’s submission to it as the way of growth into the fullness of … Continue reading

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The Headship of Christ and the “Heartship of Christ” (part 2)

[For Part 1 of this two-part post, please see here.] Union with the “Heartship of Christ” When it comes to developing a deeper union with the “heartship of Christ”, we need to understand that there are both general and specific aspects … Continue reading

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The Headship of Christ and the “Heartship of Christ” (part 1)

In my last post I shared how essential it is for the Body of Christ to be “holding fast to the Head” as it gathers in His name.  In this and the next post I’d like to share one of the … Continue reading

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Holding Fast to the Head

“…holding fast to the Head, from whom all the body, nourished and knit together by joints and ligaments, grows with the increase that is from God.” Colossians 2:19 NKJV The Church, according to Scripture, is the “Body of Christ.” As such, … Continue reading

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