Pentecost

The pouring out of the spirit on earth is the presence, in our sphere, of the sheer energy of heaven itself. The gift of the spirit is thus the direct result of the ascension of Jesus. Because he is the Lord of all, his energy, the power to be and do something quite new, is… Continue reading Pentecost

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The Future of the Church

Perhaps only in my fevered brain does all of this make sense, but this is how the dots are connecting for me. In spite of The Coming Evangelical Collapse, I feel hopeful about the church.  It may not be an easy time for denominations and institutions because survival will require many changes to the typical… Continue reading The Future of the Church

The Gospel of the Kingdom

I hope you don’t mind that I share some of the things I am currently reading.  It helps me to save some of the thoughts here that I want to remember. Lately, I’ve been reading and listening to quite a bit of NT Wright.  I am actually new to his work – a fact which… Continue reading The Gospel of the Kingdom