Article Series : Come to Me, Your First Love


Bride of Christ

1: God Uninvited


In many places, Christianity rests in a similar state to the synagogues of Jesus’ time.  Pharisees of Jesus’ day so held to tradition that they missed the Object of the tradition; so held to the “ways of God” and the … Continue reading

2: Unsatisfied King


(Reading Revelation 2:1-4 NIV) Ephesus enjoyed the secrets of God.  A city that grasped the gospel from Paul, a Church which grew to high stature in spirituality.  Paul wrote to them as “the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful … Continue reading

Bride of Christ

3: The Center


The first message, the foundational demand of Church life, was given to Ephesus. “You have left your first love.” Ephesus’ spiritual heights, her severe purity, her central focus, were compromised for the sake of ministry, serving human complexity, and its … Continue reading