The Kingdom of God

Oh, BRILLIANT!

I love that moment in Doctor Who where Peter Capaldi’s Doctor has been fighting off regeneration. He’s fought the fight … and fought, and fought. Casualties all around, the biggest casualty is his own heart. Finally, he makes the decision to regenerate. After a GREAT speech, he ignites in the flame of mystery. When it’s all over, Jodie Whittaker is …

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The Kingdom of God

Feed me! Feed me!

I woke up musing on how many Christians feel like “they must be fed” — there are some in network marketing or traditional jobs who want their upline or boss to do it for them — many adult children perpetually living at home without a legit reason to do so — and so on. It would be easy to dismiss …

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The Kingdom of God

Never honour dishonour

Never honor dishonor. Mordecai never honored Haman. He was defiant to the dishonor in Haman. Jesus was defiant to the dishonor in the sons of hell. When we honor dishonorable people in our lives we open up ourselves to abuse. Abusers honor dishonor while demanding honor for themselves. To honor those who grieve the Holy Spirit is to dishonor the …

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The Kingdom of God

The Fatherless

I read Isaiah chapter 1 the other day and pondered its implications for our country. It seems fairly obvious to me that there is a deliberate attempt to instill a culture of death and destruction in this country. But God has a lot to say about hands that shed innocent blood. I place far more blame on the money-making infrastructure …

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