Tagged: kingdom of God

Losing at Monopoly: Blessed Are the Meek

By Scott Bessenecker What if there were secret rules to the game of Monopoly, hidden to the greedy, the arrogant and the power-hungry? What if things like giving away property, loaning money at low...

Dragonflies

By Cami Sigler A friend recently asked me about my thoughts on the kingdom of God here in Sierra Leone. “Uh, what?” I thought, drawing a blank and fumbling. So much for all that...

No, I Won’t Pledge My Allegiance

By Sarah Withrow King Full disclosure: I’m starting to write this article with Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna’ Take It” blaring through my earbuds. “We’ll fight the powers that be” indeed. I did not...

The Jesus Revolution

by Brian Zahnd You say you want a revolution Well, you know, we all want to change the world —The Beatles During the heady days of the Jesus Movement there was a pervasive conviction...

God’s Economy of Togetherness

by J. Mark Bowers During an election year, everyone is an expert on the economy—from billionaire businessmen and career politicians to your high school Facebook friends. For many Republicans, the free market is the...

Animal Protection and Being Completely Pro-Life

by Sarah Withrow King This article is excerpted and adapted from the forthcoming Animals Are Not Ours (No, Really They’re Not), Cascade Books 2015. Advocates who argue for limitations or bans on abortion from a...

A Step Along the Way

A prayer by Bishop Ken Untener of Saginaw on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Oscar Romero It helps, now and then, to step back and take a long view. The kingdom is not...

Ethical Evangelism

by David P. Gushee As a lost, seeking, 16-year-old, I was won to Christ in 1978 by men and women in the Southern Baptist tradition who had been schooled on a relentless “soul-winning” vision....

KINGDOM CONSPIRACY by Scot McKnight

Reviewed by Rob Fairbanks Do you wear skinny jeans or pleated pants? Kind of a strange question, but those are the metaphors theologian Scot McKnight uses to describe two prevailing and popular views of...