Tag Archives: Family

Matthew 12: 46-50 Redefining Community

Matthew 12: 46-50 Parallel Mark 3: 31-35; Luke 8: 19-21 46 While he was still speaking to the crowds, his mother and his brothers were standing outside, wanting to speak to him.47 Someone told him, “Look, your mother and your … Continue reading

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The Place of Authority Part 2-1: The Beginning of the Christian Story

Carl Heinrich Bloch,┬áThe Sermon on the Mount, Public Domain Image Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, who though he was in the form of God did not regard equality with God as something to … Continue reading

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The Place of Authority: A Brief History Part 1: Families, Clans and Tribes

For those who despise history, and I know that there are many out there, I will warn you that I am beginning a long engagement with looking back through time at the narrative of where authority has rested at various … Continue reading

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