The Kingdom in the Christmas Story

This is, first and foremost, a blog about the kingdom of God. This blog is rooted in the firm belief the word “Kingdom” is not merely a contentless adjective for Christians to use to sound more spiritual in their religious conversations but is in fact an administration with territory, earthly and spiritual, with people, including […]

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Historical Example: Holy Spirit Empowered Work

Before going on our Reformation Tour, I had been writing about work and what it mean to work inspired by the Holy Spirit. In preparing for our trip, as is my custom, I began reading about those who had shaped the history of the places we were going. In doing so, I came across Cyril […]

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Reformation Tour—Epilogue

Yesterday we said our goodbyes to those who had become our neighbors on the cruise, and to each other. The Wife and I and Ann had the earlier flights with different stopovers. Terri left later. Breakfast at the hotel was rushed because of the time of our flight. It was the first time I had […]

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Reformation Tour—Day 11

We spent the morning on a bus tour of Berlin. Berlin is not a particularly old city by European standards, but it is even younger in appearance because it was essentially rebuilt after World War II. At the same time, Berlin is very old for its age. It has enough history in the last one-hundred years […]

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Reformation Tour—Day 10

Today, as we traveled from Wittenberg to Berlin we also traveled forward in time from the sixteenth century to the eighteenth century as follow the Reformation forward in time. We drove north from Wittenberg to Worlitz Palace and Gardens, which were created by Duke Leopold III of Anhalt-Desault (1740 to 1817) after returning from a […]

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