Ethics of the Kingdom of God

As Christians we live with an inherent tension, it is a tension that is the result of our eschatology. What we believe about what happens when Christ returns shapes how we live now. We refer to this as the already and not yet kingdom of God. The starting point is actually at the end. We …

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Leadership and Idolizing

A few weeks ago I preached about Samuel and the people’s request for a king in 1 Samuel 8. The main point of that sermon was that the failure of the people allowed for reflection by the later generations so that they could learn from those mistakes. In the same way, we can reflect on …

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