Magi and Mission

Epiphany is a season of the Church year, running from the 3rd Sunday after Christmas until Lent. It’s all about celebrating the living and active God who doesn’t play by our religious rules. Instead, He is missional and incarnational. At Epiphany, we celebrate common grace and salvation as verb, and we rejoice in Christ being […]

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The indecency of trusting God

When we speak of “indecency”, we are usually left with thoughts of aghast socialites and woman on par with the Queen Mother gasping and swooning at the absurd audacity they have just witnessed. Often thoughts of nudity, earthy language, and swigging wine erupt in my thought association.So why and how could this word ever be […]

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Seeing Jesus

Luke 23.8 records Herod being very glad to see Jesus. Why? Because Herod wanted to see something spectacular, to see a sign and a wonder… in short, Herod wanted entertainment. I often wonder why I come to Jesus. Is it because i am captivated by the beauty, truth, and love of Yahweh made manifest in […]

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Thinking about the Kingdom of God

People that want to understand “The Kingdom” only from the perspective of the New Covenant are missing the heart, soul, and underlying purpose of God establishing His kingdom on earth. They lose sight of the relationship between kingdom and redemption. It quickly deteriorates into social action, spiritual laws, a Christian cloister, or worse. The Old […]

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