Category Archives: Kingdom

Wonders of the Kingdom

by Bob Lupton Wise men, from the east. That’s how Matthew described them. Magi, leaders of sufficient import to gain a personal audience with Herod the Great. Three of them plus their considerable entourage. Tradition has ascribed to them names … Continue reading

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Halftime & No-huddle Offense: Two Football Metaphors for Today’s Church

A few years ago, I was privileged to worship with Dee and Allen Robbins at their church, Solid Rock Ministries, in Kona, Hawaii. I will never forget their Harley-riding pastor, James “Tex” Texeira. During his sermon, Tex asked the congregation … Continue reading

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God, the Bible, and Political Justice … continued

As believers today, our struggle with a split concept of reality is often revealed in our dualism between the Old and New Testament.  Jesus labors with our tendency towards this in Matthew 5: 17 “Do not think that I have come … Continue reading

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God, the Bible and Political Justice

If we are to think like the God of the Bible we must begin where He begins.  And God begins in Genesis with the creation of the cosmos, the earth, and everything in it.  Just two chapters are dedicated to this space-and-time creation … Continue reading

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Jesus, Socialism, and Michael Youssef

Generally, it seems, it is evangelical Christians who are accused of politicizing faith. “Religion should be private” is often heard from those who object when Christ-followers seek to bring biblical principles to the public square. But as Egyptian-born social anthropologist Michael … Continue reading

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Only God Transforms; Only God Deserves the Glory

“Transformation” is a current hot topic in the church and in missiological circles. In general Christian usage, the concept reflects a movement from darkness to light – from individual and societal brokenness caused by sin toward the healing of that … Continue reading

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Why You Need To Tilt Your Brain

One of the websites I find helpful is Mike Metzger’s Doggie Head Tilt. Mike is the President and Senior Fellow of The Clapham Institute, “whose mission is to help people and organizations advance faith-centered cultural reform.” In DNA circles, we … Continue reading

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