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

Christ-Centered Christianity

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 most important insights I’ve gained as to how the Body can most readily and regularly experience Christ’s headship as it gathers in His name.

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am among them.”
Matthew 18:20 ESV

When we assemble as the church, Jesus Christ is personally present with us.  This is the most significant aspect of our gathering.  His presence changes everything, for He is not there merely as a spectator, a cheerleader, or even a sideline coach.  He is there in the fullness of all that He is, to be all to His people.  When we gather “in His name”

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