Category Archives: kingdom of God

The Movable Feast

Jesus said that the kingdom of heaven is about who comes to dinner (Luke 14).  Do we just invite our friends and family or do we include those who are marginalized from Christian society. His “ministry strategy” was like a … Continue reading

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The Human Enemy Is Not My Enemy

I was born in China in 1948 to missionary parents. My family was forced to leave China in 1950. The Lisu Chinese pastor who dedicated me to Jesus was later commanded to stop preaching in the name of Jesus. He … Continue reading

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For the Royal Family

I bow my knee before the Father, from whom every family  (or all fatherhood) in heaven and earth derives its name” (or finds its identity).  Eph 3:14-15 (parentheses mine) Apparently family and fatherhood are at the center of the universe and fundamental to … Continue reading

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The Name of God

When people have an encounter with the Creator, they often begin by asking for his name.  It seems like a reasonable request. “Which god are you?” “There are so many.”  In the Biblical accounts, God often responds vaguely.  “I am who … Continue reading

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Organic Kingdom Communities

Organic Spiritual Communities Rooted in Households, Families  and Social Networks  Our default mental picture when we hear the word “church” involves church buildings and worship services.  We think of pews and pulpits, preaching and worship teams or choirs performing from platforms or stages.  This is … Continue reading

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The Great Treasure Hunt

Imagine you are a treasure hunter like Indiana Jones or Clive Cussler.  You have found compelling evidence of buried treasure or a sunken ship containing much gold, many jewels and precious artifacts.  All of your careful research confirms that you … Continue reading

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If Jesus is the Answer, What’s the Question?

If we present a “good news” that is two dimensional rather than wholistic we run the risk of giving answers to questions that no one is asking. “If Jesus is the answer then what is the question?”   Jesus Saves. … Continue reading

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