Category Archives: Kingdom of God Conceptions

Spiritual things

Only in the past 5-10 years have I come to an awareness of the gnostic dualism that permeated all of the different stripes of evangelicalism that I grow up in –  from the revivalist Beachy-Amish strain to the contemporary, liberalized Mennonite … Continue reading

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Simplistic thinking + Our fallen nature = Destruction

If you took note of the books I’m currently reading (Listed in the GoodReads widget to the right, under the header), one of those books was the Communist Manifesto. This may cause some consternation among some of you. If you stick with me past this … Continue reading

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Squirrels Duel

It’s a dog-eat-dog world in the animal world. It’s get what you can for me and mine as quick as you can before you die (or are killed by the other guy who’s quicker…). It’s a game of king of … Continue reading

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At the gates of the Kingdom of God.

If the Kingdom of God existed as a physical place with borders on this planet or somewhere else in the universe, and you were standing at its gates, would you want to enter?  I’ve considered my life, my background and … Continue reading

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What Jesus has done and is doing in me.

On a recent Sunday, the speaker encouraged us to share with others what Jesus has done, or is doing in our lives.  In the sermon’s context this proved to be a wonderful answer to a question that continually hounds me.  … Continue reading

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Blog Recommendation: Anabaptists Live

A number of months ago, I was blessed to attend the first Anabaptist Identity Conference held in Pennsylvania, an event traditionally held in Sarasota Florida.  More recently I found that a blog/site, Anabaptists Live, has been set up that features … Continue reading

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New (old) author/theologian challenges my mind and heart.

I stumbled upon a little gem of deep thinking after listening to the latest Emergent Podcasts (available via itunes) involving a panel discussion with the German theologian Jurgen Moltmann.  During the discussion, one of Jurgen’s writings was mentioned, and a web search brought … Continue reading

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