Ushering In The Kingdom?

  I’ve heard of church (and para-church) mission statements and flyers that talk about bringing God’s kingdom to this city or that city by cleaning up neighborhoods, reforming city hall, and getting rid of gangs.  While I’m certainly not against those things, I’d argue they are not “kingdom work.”  I’m not comfortable with this type… Continue reading Ushering In The Kingdom?

Bringing the Kingdom to Earth…

  I've seen church mission statements and flyers that talk about bringing God's kingdom to this city or that city by transforming culture.  Some people talk about bringing the kingdom to the marketplace, city halls, slums,  schools, etc.  I'm not comfortable with this type of language for several reasons (which would take too much space to discuss… Continue reading Bringing the Kingdom to Earth…