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Ekklesia Rising
Ekklesia Rising by Dean Briggs


 
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Author: Dean Briggs
Subtitle: The Authority of Christ in Communities of Contending Prayer
Format: Paperback
Length: 264 Pages
Published: 2014/2016

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Jesus is building something far greater than a Sunday service. For generations, we have been taught that Jesus promised to build His “church” in Matthew 16:18, so we’ve dutifully tried to build the church with Him. But there’s a big problem: that’s not the word He used. Instead, He announced something much more devastating to darkness: “I will build My ekklesia!”

A motherlode of identity and mission separate church and ekklesia. If Jesus gave His disciples authority and keys to bind and loose, it means we have been put on offense, so why are we stuck on defense? If we are built to soar in heavenly places with real authority in prayer, then why does our mission often feel grounded on the launch pad?

In Ekklesia Rising, you’ll learn to soar with:

  • The DNA of ekklesia: how revelation produces dominion
  • The “keys” Christ gives and how to receive and use them
  • The divine design of mature masculine authority with fervent bridal love
  • The role of the Divine Council in heaven on earth
  • The inner constitution of contending, covenantal communities
  • The powerful symphony of agreement

Make no mistake, Jesus will build His ekklesia. His Father’s house will be a “House of Prayer for All Nations.” If for hundreds of years we have been the church, let us know boldly become His ruling ekklesia.


Table of Contents:
Foreword by Lou Engle
Introduction
Revelation: “Flesh and blood did not reveal this . . . but My Father in heaven”
Caesarea Philippi
The Critical Need for Revelation
Small Rock, Big Rock

Rulership: “You are the Christ” . . . “Upon this rock I will build My ekklesia”
Christ the Lord
Lord Sabaoth
The dominion Thread
The Divine Council
Ekklesia: The Ruling Council on Earth
Ekklesia: Going Deeper

Results: “I will give you keys to bind and loose”
What Are the Gates of Death?
Either Unlock the Gates, or Shatter Them
Binding and Loosing
The Balance of Masculine and Feminine
The Symphony of Prayer
Putting It All Together

Reality Check: “Jesus began to show that He must suffer many things”
A Caution Against Triumphalism
Appendix
End Notes


Endorsements:

Ekklesia Rising is not just revelatory, it is revolutionary. For far too long, we have been held captive by a church structure that paralyzes groundbreakers and transforms warriors into victims. It’s time for change. With great clarity, Dean shines a biblical spotlight on what Jesus really meant when He declared the gates of hell shall not prevail. With passion and depth, he then illuminates the way forward. Warning! The anointing on this book is destined to unleash seismic shifts, even in your own life. But you will become strong, victorious, and free.
Jon and Jolene Hamill, Lamplighter Ministries

Once you understand what the ekklesia actually is, from its original state to what it has sadly become, you can’t help but seek to inform, transform and reform our current church culture. Honestly, I believe this book is a watershed that will mark you for life. Ekklesia Rising is one of the best books on this subject I’ve ever read. Biblically sound, with great historic references, this is a must read that scholars and laymen alike will heartily sink their teeth into. Ekklesia Rising will transform your purpose from merely attending your local congregation to realizing we gather together as members of the Divine Senate.
Williams Ford III, author of Created for Influence, Director of marketplace Leadership at DFNI


About the Author:
Dean Briggs is a teacher, strategist and intercessor who has ministered across the nation and many nations of the earth. Formerly a pastor and church planter, he has served TheCall both in national mobilization and as a trainer for the Spiritual Air Force Academy (SAFA). Together with his wife, Jeanie, they have seven sons and one daughter.