This week's episode is a live reading of the first chapter of Joe Boot's book For Mission. This chapter addresses the twin errors in the contemporary church of overestimating the role of the church, and the role of the state, in the broader context of the kingdom of God.
The Emergent Church or the Resurgent Church
There are many GenXers who are not interested in the hermeneutics of suspicion and deconstruction, as much as they are in a full orbed faith for all of life, lived out in terms of Scripture and expressed in their everyday lives.
The Family and the Kingdom - Giving
Tithing is part of the Christian view of life and reality that is concerned above all with faith, justice, and mercy. Because we believe that the earth is the Lord's and all it contains, ALL we have belongs to God, and He requires that a small portion of that be given back to Him to extend His righteousness, His justice, and His kingdom.
The Lion of Judah
Amos insists that the church loses the centrality of the Word of God to its eternal peril.