The Kingdom of God in 8 Words by Jeremy Treat for The Gospel Coalition The number-one thing Jesus talked about is the kingdom of God. It’s everywhere in the Gospels and impossible to miss. But if the theme of the kingdom is so significant, then we need to make sure we know what it means. A good starting place is to have a solid working definition. Here’s one: The kingdom is God’s reign through God’s people over God’s place. That’s the message of the kingdom in eight words. Now let’s break down…READ MORE
What Do 90-Somethings Regret Most?
Don’t “Find Your Passion,” the Regrets of 90-somethings, & Legalizing Marijuana by Lydia Sohn for Medium hat tip / JD Greear preconceptions about older people first began to crumble when one of my congregants, a woman in her 80s, came into my office seeking pastoral care. She had been widowed for several years but the reason for her distress was not the loss of her husband. It was her falling in love with a married man. As she shared her story with me over a cup of tea and Kleenex,…READ MORE