Tag Archives: Kingdom of God

Moving Forward

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On June 6, 1944 – D-Day – Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, to begin the liberation of Europe from Hitler’s Third Reich. The beaches were not created equal.  Pointe du Hoc is an imposing limestone bluff between the Omaha and Utah landing sites.  Atop its 100-foot cliffs, the Germans installed guns that were capable of lobbing shells into Allied… Read more »

Slowly, Invisibly, Relentlessly

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Throughout Lent, we’re exploring the parables of Jesus – the two dozen or so stories that were his chief means of describing the reality of God’s rule on earth.  When Carole King sang “I feel the earth move under my feet” back in 1971, she was half right. Earth’s crust is certainly moving.  But it’s plugging along so slowly that… Read more »

Thy Kingdom Come

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In 1967, when FBI agents closed in on James Robert Ringrose, one of America’s 10 Most Wanted criminals, he was ready. He presented them with a Get Out of Jail Free card from a Monopoly game.  Nice try.  But that’s not how it works.  Monopoly fans are well-acquainted with the orange card from the Chance pile and the yellow card… Read more »