I got an email the other day asking about certain Old Testament passages that seem to contradict a few of my most recent posts I have written about how Christians ought to view politics and the government. Below is my response, which has been slightly edited from the original. When discussing how Christians ought to […]Read more "Out of Context…"
If there is a revolution that will topple the current order, turning the world completely upside-down, would does it look like? How does it begin? How does it move forward? And, how can you join the movement?Read more "It is Time For a Revolution…"
It is on the move. It is on the march. It is growing. It is spreading. It is infecting every person in every city and town around the world, and there is not one person, one group of people, or any one government or institution that can stop it!Read more "The Movement That Will Change the World…"
God was acting decisively and unexpectedly in history through Jesus Christ to proclaim the Year of the Lord’s Favor for all of creation, especially humanity.Read more "Year of the Lord’s Favor…"
What has been missing within the Church for so long, and consequently the world, is the larger story or narrative in which we find ourselves. We start out as children understanding the individual stories of the Bible, but we have very little understanding of how the stories necessarily relate to one another, or what function […]Read more "How This Will Change You and Your Church…"
Our faith is holistic in the sense that it is the full belief, experience, knowledge, and saving power of God that is so overwhelming and transformative that it changes us at our very core and then expresses itself outwardly in our lives.Read more "One Story That Will Change Your Mind About Faith…"
The truth is that if the Church is ever going to find its heart, its soul, its first love again, then we will have to finally break away from religion, pettiness, and shallow, superficial, self-centered living in order to [re]discover our identity in Jesus Christ and the selfless, loving, and sacrificial way of the Kingdom of God as our united purpose in the world.Read more "This, My Friends, is Why the Church is Dying…"