Entering the Kingdom

Work hard to enter the narrow door to God’s kingdom, for many will try to enter, but fail.Luke 13:24-27 NLT Jesus was always teaching about the Kingdom of Heaven. He clearly indicates that for those of us who are his followers, this Kingdom is to be our first priority. Seek first the Kingdom, Jesus says, … Continue reading Entering the Kingdom

Mission: core or elective?

In chapters 9 and 10 of Luke’s gospel are recorded the first ever “calls to mission,” when Jesus sent out his disciples to do his work. I am reminded of the opening challenge of the Mission Impossible films: “Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is this…” Luke records it like this: One day … Continue reading Mission: core or elective?