The Gift of Giving

  Wow!  When you see and hear someone doing the work of the kingdom of God, you take note… A conversation with John Montgomery, Founder and CIO Bridgeway Capital Management:   Reference: Bridgeway Capital Management (BCM): OUR COMMITMENT “BCM’s articles of incorporation state that it will donate 50% of its profits to charitable causes. Over the years,…

Wake up, you sleeper!

  “So, you should be imitators of God, like dear children. Conduct yourselves in love, just as the Messiah Jesus loved us and gave himself for us, as a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice to God… So, don’t get involved in the works of darkness., which all come to nothing. Instead, expose them! The things they…

So God Gave Them Up

As you begin reading Paul’s letter to the house churches in Rome you clearly see Paul’s heart for the church and for the Kingdom of God now in place in this most cosmopolitan of cities:  “This letter comes to all in Rome who love God, all who are called to be his holy people. Grace and…

Imagining the Kingdom of God

Recently I finished reading Professor N.T. Wright’s book, “How God became King:  The Forgotten Story of the Gospels.” This book is a needed return to the focus of the four gospels:  the inauguration of the Kingdom of God here on earth.  On the final page the Biblical scholar writes:  “Part of the tragedy of the modern…

Seek First…

“Don’t worry about your life – what to eat, what to drink; don’t worry about your body – what to wear.  There’s more to life than food!  There’s more to the body than a suit of clothes!….Instead, make your first priority God’s kingdom and his way of life, and all these things will be given…