Kingdom of God

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Beyond Easter, and how we might put an Adam typology to good use 12 Apr 2023
The inversion of the Easter week stories diagrammatised 6 Apr 2023
Kingdom of God and missional church: not as difficult to define as you might think 9 May 2022
The apocalyptic significance of Easter Week: suffering and kingdom 13 Apr 2022
John R. Franke’s missional theology: understanding church, image, and kingdom 25 Jan 2022
Some notes on Jesus, Constantine, and violence 5 Aug 2021
The kingdom of God—temporal or spiritual? 2 Mar 2021
More on the difference between “kingdom of God” and “shalom” 15 Nov 2020
The difference between “kingdom of God” and “shalom” 6 Nov 2020
What happened to the promised land? It became the promised empire 8 Oct 2020
Was Jesus among the oppressed? 24 Jun 2020
Kingdom come and gone: is Jesus all he’s cracked up to be? 17 Apr 2020
The reconciliation of “all things” by the blood of his cross 9 Apr 2020
Why the early church failed to fulfil the mission of Jesus 6 Feb 2020
In what sense was the kingdom of God “in the midst of” the Pharisees? 23 Sep 2019
Learning from Daniel’s prayer of confession 30 Jul 2019
The restoration of the kingdom to Israel: a summary 24 Jun 2019
(Re-)defining the kingdom of God in nine words 21 May 2019
Donald Hagner’s “interpretive dilemma” that isn’t a dilemma 7 Apr 2019
Who will recline at table with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven? 1 Feb 2019
What did it mean to “see” the coming of the Son of Man in clouds? 26 Jan 2019
Why was Jesus so polite to the centurion and so rude to the Canaanite woman? 21 Jan 2019
What happens on the “day of Christ”? Less than you might think 7 Nov 2018
More on the new Jerusalem in the midst of the nations 2 Nov 2018
7 things you need to know about the kingdom of God 7 Mar 2018
When is a dichotomy not a dichotomy? Tim Keller vs. Rachel Held Evans 19 Dec 2017
Unbelievable? Was Jesus a failed apocalyptic prophet? Matthew Hartke & Andrew Perriman 9 Dec 2017
Is “kingdom” in the New Testament the same as “kingdom” in the Old Testament? 28 Nov 2017
21 reasons why the coming of the kingdom of God was not the end of the world 14 Nov 2017
Signs in the heavens and distress on earth 7 Nov 2017
Did Jesus believe that Gentiles would be included in the renewed people of God? 17 Oct 2017
Modern Israel in narrative-historical perspective 25 Jan 2017
Kingdom and mission: a pants classification 26 Oct 2016
As Scot McKnight says, the meek ought to have inherited the land 21 Oct 2016
The subordination of the Son, and why it has nothing to do with gender 9 Jun 2016
Blessed are the narrative-historical interpreters: preaching the Beatitudes 23 May 2016
Wishing you all a happy and revolutionary Christmas! 22 Dec 2015
Why the Lord’s Prayer should be banned in cinemas 23 Nov 2015
Kingdom and mission. What’s changed since Schweitzer? Not much 10 Nov 2015
Lead us not into temptation 3 Nov 2015