Tag Archives: Kingdom of God

The With-ness of God

Around 6th grade, my family bubble wrapped and boxed everything we owned of great value and absolute necessity. We were making our way across the Red Sea. The Moses in my mother shared the revelation of the promised land just … more »

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Culture is Upstream from Politics: 50 Responses

When I was a boy, my grandfather and I spent summers buying cattle throughout Colorado. Mostly of course, he was the buyer, but there were moments when, with a certain twinkle in his eye, he would let me be the … more »

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Missio on Strife: Removing Staples, Underemployment, and the Kingdom of God

It was yet another rainy Wednesday morning when I walked into the Russell Senate office building.  I set my umbrella against the wall and got to straight to work.  Before me were dozens of letters from 2009 with tea bags … more »

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With Jimmy and Louise in Stuarts Draft

When I was a child I was lucky enough to have two sets of incredible grandparents who lived less than two hours away. My mother’s parents, Jimmy and Louise, lived in the middle of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in … more »

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Missio Advent – What’s in a Name?

The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. Matthew 1:1 The opening sentence of the Gospel According to Matthew contains an eternity’s worth of theology in the meaning of Jesus’ name and … more »

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