Resident Aliens

In his first letter, the Apostle Peter twice refers to Christians as “aliens” on the earth. Given that Peter also believed Jesus had become King of the planet and that Christians are citizens of the new Kingdom Jesus inaugurated, his use of the word “alien” seems a bit confusing. But Peter is not confused. Jesus … Read more

Dominion Matters

I was struck today by how much the book of Colossians says about the Kingdom. It seems to be Paul’s dominate theme in the letter. All throughout the text he uses Kingdom language to encourage and challenge his readers. “For He delivered us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of … Read more