Week 10 – Wednesday

And… the last post for MC500, Church in Mission. An excellent course, challenging us to be aware of empire, colonization, and the followers of Jesus’ response to it all. He was truly an incarnation of that which is from a different kingdom, and the King himself of said kingdom. But the crazy thing is, who would think that a king would welcome children into his arms, talk about loving your enemy, putting down weapons instead of taking them up, or operate in such a way that would allow the poor, marginalized, and disenfranchised into his very own presence. That would be like if the president. . . yeah, I don’t know how to finish that.

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~ by Brian Shope on November 28, 2007.

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