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Jesus Is The Kingdom

Jesus went around announcing the Kingdom of God and showing through his actions what it looks like when the Kingdom was at hand. In story and deed, Jesus showed what it looks like when the Kingdom was at hand. The Kingdom is not detached from Jesus, but the very core reality of who Jesus is. …

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The Community Of The Eucharist

N. T. Wrights says that the vision of the Church’s calling is “to be the means through which Jesus continues to work and to teach, to establish his sovereign rule on earth as in heaven.” The Eucharist, I believe both unites us as a body of believers, but also compels us to share and extend …

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Some Reflections On Lent

Lent a season that we turn back to God through prayer, fasting, good deeds, renouncing certain things, contemplate our spiritual journeys, where we have fallen short, and where we want to go in the future. This season can be transformative and life enhancing if we let it, if we engage this season with our heart, …

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The Kingdom That Is Jesus

In the second Chapter of Gregory Boyd’s challenging book, Myth of a Christian Nation goes into detail using verses from the New Testament to illustrate what living in the Kingdom of God as opposed to the kingdoms of this world looks like. This key chapter could be re-read many times, because it shows what a …

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One Of My Problems

I feel called by God. Part of my calling is this webpage.  I have tried to use this blog as way of talking about my problems with Christianity, what I think it means to be a Christian, and to give hope and guidance to my readers. I’m not a trained theologian, just a mere Jesus …

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Problems With Evangelicism

I am currently reading Gregory A. Boyd’s book The Myth of a Christian Nation. The dust jacket of this book says this book calls evangelical Christians to look carefully at our priorities and choices. This book asks, is alliance with a political cause worth it if it undermines God’s purpose for us on Earth? The …

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Lighting The Candle of Christ

At my church, which is a PCUSA church lights a candle each week of Advent. The final candle, the one that sits in the center is the Christ candle. I would like to share my reflections on and what others have said about Jesus. My intention is that my words will not only help you …

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