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Distinctively God’s kingdom: salt and light (Matthew 5:13-16)
Open Matthew 5:13-16. The main point of Jesus’ metaphor about salt and light is the humour — the absurdness of trying to hide it. Can you picture a pile of salt trying to hide its saltiness, to pre…
Allen Browne,
Incredible! What Aussies are saying to the church
Only a minority of Australians now identify as Christians. How does the church respond?
Allen Browne,
Should Amy Coney Barrett’s Faith Influence Supreme Court Decisions?
Up until two weeks ago, few of us knew the name Amy Coney Barrett. Now she’s the news du jour when the media gets tired of talking about COVID-19. If she is confirmed to be a Supreme Court justice,…
Lynn H. Pryor,
Introduction To Kingdom Culture
It was Peter Drucker who said, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” I have found this statement to be profoundly true. You can have the best strategy and be executing planned activities diligentl…
Matik Nicholls,
The Futility of Political Change
We need the timeless truths of God’s Word to make sense of this crazy world. But Scripture not only explains what is really going on—it also fills us with hope as God works His sovereign plan to its ultimate, glorious conclusion. This blog series, first run in January 2016, is a timely reminder to that
John MacArthur,
For Us or Against Us (2)
“What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us” (Romans 8:31)? In our last devotion, we discussed the concept of neutrality and explored how this is sometimes link…
Anneta Pinto,
What Does It Mean to Be Salt & Light Part 2
We are commanded to be a light, but we aren’t responsible for creating the light. We are a vessel for reflecting the light Christ.
Lori Altebaumer,
Preserving the Culture in an Election Year-
Nothing improves when Christians tune out of the culture and retreat to their holy huddles. Christians are the only preserving influence this world has (Matthew 5:13-16). When Christians step out o…
Lisa Price,
What Does It Mean to be Salt & Light, Part 1
Salt is a preservative and a flavor enhancer, so what does it mean for Christians to be the salt and light?
Lori Altebaumer,
Crusader, or living by faith? (Habakkuk 2:4)
The Crusades were one of the most damaging misrepresentations of God in church history. How can we avoid making the same mistake?
Allen Browne,

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