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Kingdom Conspiracy: Thinking It Through, Part 6 (Murder)

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. I’m not going to work my way all the way through the Sermon on the Mount. Rather, I just want to point out … Continue reading

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Kingdom Conspiracy: Thinking It Through, Part 5 (Light)

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. (Mat 5:14-16 ESV) “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.  15 Nor do people … Continue reading

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Kingdom Conspiracy: Thinking It Through, Part 4 (Blessed)

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. (Mat 5:1-10 ESV) Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him.  2 … Continue reading

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Kingdom Conspiracy: Thinking It Through, Part 3 (Stanley Hauerwas)

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. So back to Hauerwas — “The heart of the gospel is that you don’t know Jesus without the witness of the church. It’s … Continue reading

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Kingdom Conspiracy: Thinking It Through, Part 2 (Adding to the Church)

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. And I’m still on break. Subject to exceptions. So this is not from McKnight, but I think it fits pretty well with his … Continue reading

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Kingdom Conspiracy: Thinking It Through, Part 1

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. So I’ve been trying to think through all this. What does it mean on the ground. What would things be like if we took … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: Putting It All Together

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. This is going to be an unusually long post. I decided not to break it into pieces — and so I’ll skip the next … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: Kingdom Redemption

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. We skip a bit ahead, so we can talk about — First, kingdom mission admits the primacy of evangelism but sees the locus of … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: Defining “Mission” in Kingdom Terms, Part 3

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. Seventh, kingdom mission as church mission means the kingdom citizen is compelled by love to “good deeds” or “doing good” in the public sector. … Continue reading

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Scot McKnight’s Kingdom Conspiracy: Defining “Mission” in Kingdom Terms, Part 2

We’re discussing Scot McKnight’s latest book Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church. Fourth, kingdom mission as church mission means forming and indwelling a local church fellowship. The most political thing you and I as followers of … Continue reading

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