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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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On Break

I’m taking a week or two off. Need a break. In the meantime, you might spend some time over at Wineskins.

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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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1 Corinthians 12:4-12 (“the body is one”)

Paul gets into the meat of his argument in a classic Trinitarian passage — (1Co 12:4-6 ESV) Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit;   5 and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord;   … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 12:1-3 (speaking in the Spirit of God)

In chapter 12, Paul continues to discuss the assembly — a subject that continues to the end of chapter 14. However, the focus now shifts from the Lord’s Supper to the exercise of spiritual gifts. (1Co 12:1 ESV) Now concerning … 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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