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Showing posts from September 14, 2008

Following Christ on the Campaign Trail

We got off to a good start with our new series Jesus for President. I am pleased with the response and look forward to the continuing dialogue about the issues surrounding being citizens of heaven in America during this historic election. Here is some of what I said yesterday. Please chime in if you like:

"Jesus for President" is the confession that Jesus is our King and we are first citizens of His kingdom and always activists for the kingdom way of life, love--always love.

This is a confession of where our ultimate loyalties lie and the "platform" upon which we operate. Our calling to be kingdom people with Jesus as our King should translate into every language and ethnic group. We are not seeking an American Gospel. We seek to live out the kingdom Jesus inaugurated by his incarnation.

Jesus' initial message was, "Change how you think and live because the kingdom of God is here." Matthew 4:17

I confessed that I had come to interpret the word "repen…