Category Archives: Whole Kingdom

Seeing Jesus Face to Face

What do we mean by having “a relationship with Jesus Christ”? There’s an interesting passage of Scripture that suggests we need more than intellectual knowledge and understanding, more than religion, even more than using our gifts. It has to do … Continue reading

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Open Eyes and the Voice of God

Walking with the Lord in a life of love and obedience involves listening for Him to speak. But in these days of always-on lifestyles saturated with social media, entertaining distractions, and the normal busyness of friends and family and jobs, … Continue reading

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Science vs. God: A Video About Pictures of God in Physics

This great little video presents a handful of concepts from physics that illustrate aspects of God’s nature. They are more than pure metaphors, but less than proofs. The lecture is presented in such a way that the concepts challenge purely … Continue reading

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Speaking Waterfalls

I am captivated by waterfalls, and am also interested in exploring and sharing spiritual truths in different ways. Might it be possible to bring these together and use the characteristics of waterfalls to illustrate God’s nature? This would be very … Continue reading

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Unexpected Prophecy

Here’s an interesting item that came up when reading through Chronicles. In the midst of genealogies, lists of temple workers, and so on, there are some casual statements about prophecy. They reveal some things about this gift that aren’t often … Continue reading

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Knowing Versus Studying

Been thinking about theology lately, partly prompted by some classes, and partly by discussion with a friend. Although I’m really into studying the Bible, I’m not really interested in theology. Discussions about end-times perspectives, or predestination, or the “problem” of … Continue reading

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From Fossils to Christ — Evangelism at the Contextual Ends of the Earth

For my entry in a recent public photography project, I wrote a little text to make it an example of the kind of evangelism described in an earlier post. The idea is to get away from Christian culture and engage … Continue reading

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Battling Ideas Instead of People

I recently noticed a disquieting tendency in the Christian community. It’s not a new thing, but these recent reflections on love have made it stand out. Basically, there’s a difference between challenging an idea, and challenging the people who believe … Continue reading

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The Motivation of Love (part 2)

In my previous post, I touched on the importance of love, and how it should be a foundational part of everything we do. That description was focused on individual actions, but it seems that the same principles can be applied … Continue reading

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The Motivation of Love (part 1)

God is love. And yet, it’s easy to stop making them both central amidst all the busyness of even healthy family and church life. We occasionally reflect on the irony of being involved in church and yet missing God. But … Continue reading

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