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Jesus’ Business Model Jesus Nixed Church Man Manufactured It

February 21st, 2017 by Egbert F Bhatty

 

Gospel Christianity – Christianity As Preached And Practiced By Our Lord Jesus Christ, And Recorded In Matthew, Mark, Luke, And John.

Church Christianity – Christianity As Taught By Catholic, Protestant, And Evangelical Churches, And Recorded In Their Separate Catechisms.

 

There is, yet, another reason Jesus elected The Ecclesia, and not The Church, as the arrangement for proclaiming His Message.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/jesus-business-model-ecclesia-not-human-leader/ for context.

The Ecclesia promotes Equality.

It is the concrete expression of Jesus’ New Commandment: Love One Another. [John 13:34-35]

The Apostles, businessmen all, had no faith in Equality, in The Ecclesia.

They were used to Hierarchy.

So, they manufactured The Church.

But, the Hierarchical Church that they fabricated, is, by virtue of the very nature of its organization, corrupt.

Spiritually.

Doctrinally.

Physically.

All this corruption is illustrated by a recent incident.

A true story.

Of an Evangelical pastor caught in flagrante delicto.

Such incidents, similar incidents, are fairly common in The Church.

They would never happen in The Ecclesia.

 

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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Jesus’ Business Model Why Ecclesia Does Not Have A Human Leader

February 19th, 2017 by Egbert F Bhatty

 

Gospel Christianity – Christianity As Preached And Practiced By Our Lord Jesus Christ, And Recorded In Matthew, Mark, Luke, And John.

Church Christianity – Christianity As Taught By Catholic, Protestant, And Evangelical Churches, And Recorded In Their Separate Catechisms.

 

Jesus operated in Ecclesia?

My friend Barth says “operated in Ecclesia” is better than saying that Jesus “established” an Ecclesia.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/jesus-business-model-ecclesia/ for context.

“Established” connotes construction, building, says Barth.

Jesus, he points out, correctly, was not into buildings.

Jesus Preached in the open.  He Practiced Christian Love, Unconditional Love, among the crowds.

While Jesus’ Ecclesia is open and liberating, the Church, made by man to satisfy his own conceit, is prohibitory.

[1] It limits outreach.

Cooped in a building, fewer would hear Jesus’ Message.  Certainly, not the multitudes of The Gospels.

[2] It restricts contact.

In the open, Jesus went to the People.

With Church, Priests require People to come to them.

[3] It denies direct access.

Jesus can only be reached through a Priest.

The most unChristian fabrication of The Church.  Ever.

Which is why Jesus operated in Ecclesia.

Ecclesia: a group of Believers without a human leader.  But, not without a Leader.

In The Ecclesia Jesus Christ is the Leader.  And, the Christian is in Communion with his Lord, his God, his All.  Direct.  Face-to-face.  All the time.

And, not just on Sundays

 

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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Jesus’ Business Model Why Ecclesia?

February 17th, 2017 by Egbert F Bhatty

 

Gospel Christianity – Christianity As Preached And Practiced By Our Lord Jesus Christ, And Recorded In Matthew, Mark, Luke, And John.

Church Christianity – Christianity As Taught By Catholic, Protestant, And Evangelical Churches, And Recorded In Their Separate Catechisms.

 

Why Ecclesia?

My friend Barth wants to know.

Ecclesia isn’t referenced in The Gospels, is his argument.

Yes.  But, neither is The Holy Trinity.

Yet, The Trinity can be inferred from the many references to The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit.

Similarly, Ecclesia.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/jesus-business-model-concept-ecclesia-equality-communion/ for context.

Ecclesia can be inferred from the fact that Jesus always met people in the open; never in a building.  More specifically, never in a building marked or set aside for Worship.

A building set aside for Worship is a Church.  The people attending is a Congregation.  A Congregation does not have a direct relationship with Jesus.  The Congregation’s relationship with Jesus is through an organization, The Church, and an intermediary, the Priest.

In an Ecclesia, which does not have a human Priesthood, Believers are in direct Sacramental accord, in Communion, with one another, and with Jesus Christ, The Priest.  In an organic unity.

Had that organic unity of The Early Christians, the Ecclesia, been preserved by The Apostles, we would have been different today.  More Christ-like.

Instead of having to content with a corrupt, Capitalist, organizational entity called The Church.

 

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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Jesus’ Business Model The Concept Of Ecclesia Equality And Communion

February 15th, 2017 by Egbert F Bhatty

 

Gospel Christianity – Christianity As Preached And Practiced By Our Lord Jesus Christ, And Recorded In Matthew, Mark, Luke, And John.

Church Christianity – Christianity As Taught By Catholic, Protestant, And Evangelical Churches, And Recorded In Their Separate Catechisms.

 

The concept of Ecclesia is central to Jesus’ Business Model.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/jesus-business-model-selflessness-versus-selfishness/ for context.

The dictionary definition of Ecclesia is – congregation; church.

Ecclesia, for Jesus, means Communion/Community, and Equality.

Jesus and The Apostles – collectively, The Jesus Enterprise — is an example of Ecclesia.

The Jesus Movement – the 120 Apostles and Disciples around Jesus – is an example of Ecclesia.  These were The First Christians.

The Early Christians – The Believers after Pentecost [Sunday June 5 AD 29 Reese Chronology*] – are an example of Ecclesia.

The Ecclesia is fully described in Acts 2:41-47 and Acts 4:32-37.

In the Ecclesia — no one has more than any other; no one is superior or inferior.  The Lord is The Leader; everyone else a Follower.

This Spiritual concept of Ecclesia designed for small Worship gatherings, also, informed Jesus’ Business Model.

The Jesus Enterprise, then, and The Christian Business, today, are both, for Jesus, just forms of Worship gathering.

In The Jesus Enterprise, The Apostles were Equal, one to another.  And, in this Communion, accepted The Lord as Leader.

Similarly, in The Christian Business today – The Lord is the Leader.

Everyone else is a Follower.  No matter the ego-driven need to be CEO or President.

No one is superior; no one inferior.

All are Equal.

It was this sense of Equality that inspired The Apostles.

And, their Work is around us.

Not only for us to see.  But, to emulate.

To pattern our Corporate endeavors as Ecclesia.

And, like latter day Apostles, bring The Lord’s Word to the World.

* Reese Chronology – Reese, Edward. The Reese Chronological Bible. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Bethany House. 1977. Print.

 

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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Jesus’ Business Model Selflessness Versus Selfishness

February 13th, 2017 by Egbert F Bhatty

 

Gospel Christianity – Christianity As Preached And Practiced By Our Lord Jesus Christ, And Recorded In Matthew, Mark, Luke, And John.

Church Christianity – Christianity As Taught By Catholic, Protestant, And Evangelical Churches, And Recorded In Their Separate Catechisms.

 

Love died in AD 35.

More properly, Christian Love died in AD 35.

Because in AD 35 Jesus’ Business Model, which is based on Christian Love, was destroyed by The Apostles.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/jesus-business-model-not/ for context.

Jesus’ Christianity lasted a mere six years after His Crucifixion.  To be replaced by The Church’s Christianity.

Please see definitions, above.

AD 35 is a seminal date in the history of Christianity.

In AD 35 the rudimentary components of The Church materialized.

Materialized is the right word.

Acts 6:1-7 – dated to AD 35 – records the transmogrification.

From Jesus’ Christianity to The Church’s Christianity.

From Ecclesia and Community to Clerics and Congregations.

From Spiritual aims to Secular ambitions.

From Selflessness to Selfishness.

From Christianity to Capitalism.

The Church did not invent Capitalism.

The desire for unbridled Profit – Profiteering – has been part of Man since the time of barter; since s/he exchanged an apple for a pear.

This evil intent of Capitalism was well known to The Apostles.  They were, after all, businessmen.  Each one of them.

And, yet, in AD 35 they discarded the Communion of Jesus’ Christianity and replaced with the Corporate structure that is The Church today.

A fateful decision.

For, beginning AD 35 thru today, for The Church’s Christianity – Cash, not Christ, is King.

 

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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Jesus’ Business Model What It Is And What It Is Not

February 11th, 2017 by Egbert F Bhatty

 

Gospel Christianity – Christianity As Preached And Practiced By Our Lord Jesus Christ, And Recorded In Matthew, Mark, Luke, And John.

Church Christianity – Christianity As Taught By Catholic, Protestant, And Evangelical Churches, And Recorded In Their Separate Catechisms.

 

Christianity’s impact Worldwide did not happen by accident.

There was a Business Model behind it.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/jesus-business-model-explains-christianitys-global-span-influence/ for context.

As a matter of fact, there were not one, but, two, Business Models that Jesus developed for this purpose.

For the purpose of declaring Christianity.

The first Business Model that Jesus developed was to Recruit the Apostles.

The second Business Model that Jesus developed was to Train the Apostles to spread His Message at home in Israel, and, abroad to the World.

Both of Jesus’ Business Models were based on the New Commandment that He gave us – Love one Another, as I have Loved you. [John 13:34-35]

Love as the basis of Business behavior.

This Innovative idea sparked the Christian revolution.

Ignited the Apostles, then.

Inspires but a few, today.

And, that is the tragedy of Christianity.  The fact that Love only inspires but a few Christians.  Why?

Why does Capitalism mold every Management function?  Why is Capitalism the model of all Business behavior.

These issues, and others, will be explored in forthcoming posts.

 

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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Jesus’ Business Model Explains Christianity’s Global Span And Influence

February 9th, 2017 by Egbert F Bhatty

 

Gospel Christianity – Christianity As Preached And Practiced By Our Lord Jesus Christ, And Recorded In Matthew, Mark, Luke, And John.

Church Christianity – Christianity As Taught By Catholic, Protestant, And Evangelical Churches, And Recorded In Their Separate Catechisms.

 

Jesus has been called The Hinge of History.

The World has not been the same, after Him.

His New Commandment of Love [John 13:34-35] was communicated Worldwide by the Apostles.  And, thereafter, by Believers.

Today, there is no place on this Earth, — except possibly some deepest Amazon forest – that has not been reached by His Message.  A Message that has influenced human thought, human behavior, — Worldwide.

How did this Worldwide influence develop?

Such impact does not happen by accident.

The explanation lies in Jesus’ Business Model.

His Vision.

His Mission.

His Strategic Plan.

His Goals.

Recruitment: How did Jesus recruit the Apostles?  Or, did they find Him?

Motivation: How did Jesus Motivate the Apostles – each a successful Businessman in his own right?

How did Jesus Train them?  What Skills did He impart them?

How did He weld them into a Team?

What was His Communication style?

And, what about Women?

These, and other such issues, will be explored in future posts.

For the moment, suffice it to say, that Jesus’ Business Model deployed Innovative approaches to traditional Management functions.

Innovative approaches that transformed the Apostles.  And, the World.

 

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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Christianity As Business — A Fractured Christianity Faces A United Islam

February 7th, 2017 by Egbert F Bhatty

 

Gospel Christianity – Christianity As Preached And Practiced By Our Lord Jesus Christ, And Recorded In Matthew, Mark, Luke, And John.

Church Christianity – Christianity As Taught By Catholic, Protestant, And Evangelical Churches, And Recorded In their Separate Catechisms.

 

Christianity in America is no longer a Religion.

It is a Business.

A Business of making Money.  And, lots of it.

The Religion of Christianity – Christianity’s fundamental Belief –is Love.

The Unconditional Love of John 13:34-35.

Wherein Jesus says — Love on Another, as I have Loved you.

Yet, Love is not to be found in any Church in America.  Whether Catholic, or Mainline Protestant, or Evangelical Protestant.

When did you last hear a Church proclaim a program to end Hunger in the Parish?  Or, Homelessness?

Or, shelter Immigrants?

Or, comfort the Sick?

Or, visit those in Prison?

These are the essential Christian requirements to be admitted into Heaven.  Jesus clearly so states in Matthew 25:31-46.

And, yet, what do we hear in Church?  Not Love; but, Hate.

[1] Hate of Homosexuals and Homosexuality.

Not an understanding that Jesus Himself created them uniquely the way they are.

[2] Condemnation of Women who exercise their Right to Choose.

Not understanding that it is He who has given us a free will.  And, that we will stand before Him and justify our free will actions to Him, and Him alone, at Judgment.

[3] That Woman is Inferior to Man.

Not that Jesus made us all Equal.

Why does Church Christianity Teach its flock to Hate than Love?

Because, Love is hard.

It requires the unnatural practice of Selflessness.  In the face of Selfishness, which is our Natural, Carnal, state.

Our Selfishness makes it easier to Hate than to Love.

And, Church Christianity, for 2000 years has skillfully exploited this, our base emotion.

And, made enormous amounts of Money from it.  Lots of it.

Easy Money attracts competition.

With the result that, where once there were the Big Three – Catholic, Lutheran, Anglican — there are, today, 44,000 Church denominations [Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary data.]

Each a separate Business.  Each a separate Money-making enterprise.

Creating a fractured Christianity.

A fractured Christianity that faces a united Islam.

Why is Islam united?

Because Islam operates like a Religion.

A militant Religion.

Bent on spreading Islam.

Unlike Church Christianity.  Which operates like a Business.  Bent on making Money.

What is Christianity to do — in the face of a militant Islam?

Pious statements of unity from His Holiness Pope Francis and others are naive.

Church Christianity must take a hard look at itself.  Stop being a Business.  Peddling Hate.  And, become a Religion.  Proclaiming Love.

And, as Gospel Christianity abundantly reveals, Gospel Love, Unconditional Love, never fails.

Unconditional Love will affect militant Islam.

That is the miracle of Unconditional Love.

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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Practicing Christ-ianity In The Marketplace — Trinitarianism Not Monotheism 25 Of 25

February 5th, 2017 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Loved You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christ-ianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

Why did thousands of people –

Become Christ-ians –

See Acts 2:41, Acts 4:4, and Acts 6:7 –

After Jesus’ Resurrection?

The simple answer is –

Love.

These Early Christians –

“…..they that gladly received His Word…..”

Acts 2:41 KJV [King James Version] –

After Jesus’ Resurrection –

Saw how –

The First Christians, –

The 120 who were with Jesus –

During His life-time, –

Acts 1:15, —

Loved one another.

[1] Lived in Community –

Acts 2:44, Acts 4:32 [KJV].

[2] Shared all they possessed –

Acts 2:44-45, Acts 4:34-35 [KJV].

[3] Were Selfless; not Selfish:

Their Monies held in Common –

Acts 2:44, Acts 4:32 [KJV].

[4] And, this wealth Redistributed –

“…..unto every man according as he had need.”

Acts 4:35.  Also, Acts 2:45 [KJV]

These First and Early Christians –

[5] Were Equal –

One to another.

In Christian Community –

No one is Superior; no one Inferior.

Please see previous post at

http://www.Christ-ianity21c.com/practicing-Christ-ianity-marketplace-trinitarianism-not-monotheism-24-25/ for context.

Not only did these –

First Christians and Early Christians –

Live together in Christian Equality; —

They worshipped together –

In Christian Equality –

As Ecclesia.

Our Lord deliberately did not establish Church; –

Instead, set up Ecclesia:

Where Men and Women are Equal.

Where no wo/man is leader –

[As the Protestants and Evangelicals contend] –

But, the Leader of each Ecclesia is –

Jesus, Himself.

Love.  Community.  Equality:

These are the hallmarks –

Of The Trinitarian Christ-ianity –

That Our Lord –

Preached.

And, not just Preached, –

But, Practiced –

Among The First Christians –

The 120 who constituted His first Followers –

Acts 1:15.

And, which Practice attracted the thousands –

And, multitudes, —

That comprised The Early Christians –

Acts 2:41, Acts 4:4, and Acts 6:7.

But, Love, Community, Equality –

Did not last long.

The Apostles and Paul were all Businessmen –

And, starting AD 35 / See Acts 6:1-7, —

Just 6 years after His Crucifixion, —

Gradually, —

The fundamental elements of Capitalist Business –

Namely, —

Competition, Individuality, Hierarchy –

Replaced all that was Jesus, —

All that was Christ-ian.

Christ-ianity was replaced by Capitalism.

Trinitarianism by Monotheism.

Selflessness by Selfishness.

Christianity as Service was replaced by Christianity as Business.

And, the fruit of Christianity As Business –

The Capitalism that The Church fostered –

Not militated against —

Sits right before our eyes.

“Carnage.”

The word used by President Donald J Trump –

During his Inaugural Address 01/20/2017.

Now what?

Businessmen –

From Peter and Paul –

Through Rex Tillerson and Donald J Trump –

Have brought us to this unhappy pass.

A new breed of Businessmen—

Will have to rise –

To —

Not only revitalize The Economy –

But, also, —

Revive Christ-ianity:

The single best Hope –

For our Divided land.

Fortunately, such a new breed of Businessmen –

Exists.

They are –

The Nones.

The largest group of Believers –

In America, today.

Who do not believe in the Religion peddled by The Church –

But, do believe in the Spirituality of Christ.

And, in Christ, —

The Old will Renew us, again.

And, as in those early days, —

Thousands –

Will become Christ-ians: —

Renounce Capitalism.

Affirm the primacy of —

People, not Profits.

And, thus, establish –

The Kingdom Of Our Lord Jesus The Christ On Earth.

The eventual triumph of Trinitarianism over Monotheism.

Love of Man; not Lust for Money.

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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Practicing Christianity In The Marketplace Trinitarianism Not Monotheism 24 Of 25

February 3rd, 2017 by Egbert F Bhatty

Love One Another, As I Have Loved You [John 13:34-45]

Definitions — Christ-ianity: the Preaching Of Our Lord Jesus Christ as recorded in The Gospels.  Christianity: the Teaching of The Church as recorded in The Catechism.

We have a Monotheistic Christianity, —

And, we know what it is.

Please see previous post at http://www.christianity21c.com/practicing-christ-ianity-marketplace-trinitarianism-not-monotheism-23-24/ for context.

What if we had a Trinitarian Christianity?

The Gospels –

Begin with The Trinity: —

See Luke 1:35, —

And, End with The Trinity:

See Matthew 28:19.

And, in between, —

The Beginning and the End, –

The Trinity is Immanent.

Yet, despite this clear evidence –

Of The Trinity as intrinsic to it, —

Christianity has been formulated –

And, presented to its Followers, —

As a Monotheistic religion, —

Much like Judaism.

This Monotheism is a kinda sleight-of-hand:

Because, beyond God The Father –

Which is the Monotheistic part –

In Christianity, —

There is Jesus The Son –

And, then, there is The Holy Spirit.

And, these have to be incorporated –

Into The Church’s Monotheism.

The Church –

In its 2000 years –

Has done few Good things –

And, these can be counted –

On the fingers of one hand.

One of them –

Is –

Defining The Godhead –

As –

Trinitarian Monotheism.

That is, —

The Christian Godhead –

Subsists as –

Three Divine persons in One God.

Trinity within Monotheism.

This Christian conception of The Godhead –

Has a Unique attribute.

Love.

The three persons of The Godhead –

Love one another.

Unconditionally.

Love, then, is the Prime Virtue –

Of Christianity.

Jesus Himself pointed to it –

When, —

At The Last Supper –

Just before He was to be Crucified –

He said to The Apostles:

“A New Commandment I give unto you, That ye Love one another;…..” John 13:34 KJV [King James Version.

But, it was not to be commonplace love –

The Secular / Transactional / kind of love of the day.

It was to be the Spiritual / Unconditional / Love of The Christ –

The Uncommon Love of Jesus The Creator: –

“…..as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.” [ibid]

We Love one another, as He Loves us.

And, then, knowing the foibles of The Apostles, —

He re-emphasized –

The Central Tenet of Christianity:

“By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have Love one to another.” John 13:35 [KJV]

Quite simply —

Christianity is Love.

Love’s outward sign –

Is Community –

And, the manifestation of Community is –

Equality.

And, Ecclesia.

Egbert F “Burt” Bhatty has worked 30 years as an Analyst at the American Embassy, New Delhi, and at British [Dunlop] and American [Chase Manhattan] multinationals.  He is a Certified Catechist.  Holds a 3-year [part time] Certificate in Foundations For Christian Ministry.

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