Tag Archives: Kingdom

The Wall

For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by setting aside in his flesh the law with its commands and regulations. His purpose was to create in himself one new humanity out of the two, thus making peace, and in one…

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Urban Public Schools and the Kingdom of God (Part 2)

For the past ten years, I have ministered in an urban environment, and a big part of that has been getting to know and ministering to urban public schools. Our church has served our neighborhood schools in various ways: helping with school supplies, feeding teachers, hosting events, mentoring and tutoring students. For the…

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Urban Public Schools and the Kingdom of God (Part 1)

For the past ten years, I have ministered in an urban environment, and a big part of that has been getting to know and ministering to urban public schools. Our church has served our neighborhood schools in various ways: helping with school supplies, feeding teachers, hosting events, mentoring and tutoring students. For the…

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The Best Offense: Defending Orphans for the Sake of the Kingdom

Recently, I heard an interview with the director of a new movie called American Honey. The movie is about those kids who knock on your door and try to get you to buy magazines. These “mag crews,” as they are called, are mostly made up of kids who’ve been orphaned or who’ve run away.…

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Pick a Side

By simply watching the news or keeping up with current events, it becomes obvious that ours is a nation of dichotomies. From the very beginning our society has been divided into “for” and “against,” or “pro” and “anti” camps. My political science professor in college believed this to be a main reason why…

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