Tag Archives: Sermon on the Mount

Beatitudes and Anti-Beatitudes

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“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.    Blessed are the rich in self-sufficiency and pride, for theirs are the kingdoms of this world. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.  … Continue reading

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The Secret to Kingdom Living

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Do we enter the kingdom of heaven through a special portal into an alternate reality like walking through the wardrobe in C. S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, or boarding the train to Harry Potter’s Hogwarts? The short answer is, … Continue reading

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Playground Arguments and Cultural Conversations (Part 3): The Influence of Christ

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Picture the US as a pluralistic playground on which people holding very different value systems live, work and play together.   Without a common value system, who decides what is “fair” and what is “foul?” In my last post I suggested that entertainment and politics are two powerful … Continue reading

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