When a Poor Baby in a Manger Overthrows an Empire: The First Christmas

*Originally posted on Dec 20, 2010 Many would consider the Roman Empire one of the greatest civilizations in history. In regard to the New Testament, the story of early Christianity finds its setting under the shadow of a meta-narrative[1] that dominated most of the Mediterranean world and even beyond. Caesar Augustus is the earliest figure [Read More…]

Christendom Against the Kingdom of God (Jason Dye)

But Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers in this world lord it over their people, and officials flaunt their authority over those under them. But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant,and whoever wants to be first among you [Read More…]

The Sanctuary and the Flag (The Kingdom of Jesus Christ & the USA)

photo © 2007 Marc Nozell | more info (via: Wylio) What follows is a special 3 part series by my good friend Dan Martin.  He is one of the original 3 bloggers that I got close to when no one else ever read this blog 😉  Not only do we have some roots, but we [Read More…]

The Kingdom of Jesus Christ & the USA (Citizenship)

photo © 2006 brad wofford | more info (via: Wylio) What follows is a special 3 part series by my good friend Dan Martin.  He is one of the original 3 bloggers that I got close to when no one else ever read this blog 😉  Not only do we have some roots, but we [Read More…]