Tag Archives: Consummation

Let’s Start at the Very Beginning (Again)

We all live our life by some narrative, even if it’s only “I owe, I owe, so off to work I go.” The narrative frames the activity and gives it meaning.  Of course, most of us have lived our lives … more »

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Missio on Restoration (Revelation 21:22-22:6): The Undying Lands

“Is everything sad going to come untrue?” ― J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy is, in many (if not all respects), one of the greatest stories ever written. The fairy tale land of Middle-Earth bears a … more »

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Missio on Restoration (Revelation 21:22-22:6): Get Dirty

And one day when the sky rolls back on us Some rejoice and the others fuss Cause every knee must bow and tongue confess That the Son of God is forever blessed His is the Kingdom, we’re the guests So … more »

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The Big Short and All Things New

Late last year, the Academy Award winning film, “The Big Short,” hit theaters across the world. It tells the story of the 2008 housing market meltdown. In short, this rendition of the crisis pits Wall Street bankers and federal regulators … more »

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Where Hope and History Meet

“I want to tell you a story….” and most of the time, young or old, we’re drawn in, hoping for a good story. Stories and story, narratives and metanarratives. In the modern-become-postmodernizing world— the world of whatever —the best we … more »

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