Rediscovering God's Instrument for Global Transformation
It's no secret that the Church today has lost its influence in culture.
But why? With the technology, affluence and knowledge we have today, why are we less effective than the first-century Church--which didn't have social media or fancy buildings or professional pastors or even religious freedom?
What are we missing?
In these vital, eye-opening pages, bestselling author Ed Silvoso digs into Scripture, unearthing Jesus' true design for His Church--His Ekklesia. He shows how the early Church was a radical, countercultural force of people who transformed the hostile, pagan places in which they lived. Here Dr. Silvoso shows how we, in the midst of the social, economic, political and moral chaos in our world today, can once again become the revolutionary, transformational, life-giving Ekklesia Jesus called us to be.
"One of the greatest books of our lifetime. Brilliant, inspired, profound and challenging."--BILL JOHNSON, senior leader, Bethel Church, Redding, California
"Ed not only talks vision, he has achieved results."--LOREN CUNNINGHAM, founder, Youth With A Mission
"A message that reveals how to see Kingdom principles implemented in a masterful yet practical way!"--CINDY JACOBS, Generals International
"Not just an important book to read and digest--it is an extraordinarily important book!"--C. PETER WAGNER (1930-2016), Global Spheres, Inc.
"This book takes us back to the true callings of Christ. I enthusiastically recommend it."--STEVEN K. SCOTT, author, Jesus Speaks
"Ed has created another masterpiece in Ekklesia."--OS HILLMAN, president, Marketplace Leaders
"I promise you that Ed's insights will transform your understanding of the plan of God for individuals, churches and ministries all over the world."--DR. JOHN JACKSON, president, William Jessup University
"Ekklesia is one of the greatest books of our lifetime. Contained in these pages are tried-and-true insights and experiences that will inspire the greatest skeptic and equip all who have a heart to see 'the kingdom of this world become the Kingdom of our God.' This book is simply brilliant, inspired, profound, and challenging. I encourage you to join me in reading Ekklesia for personal transformation, that we might be equipped to transform the cities and nations for His glory."
Bill Johnson, senior leader, Bethel Church, Redding, California
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