Christ, the Church, Christians, and Culture

Series Outline for "Christ, the Church, Christians, & Culture"

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Living as Citizens of Two Kingdoms

Christians are citizens of the common kingdom because they are humans, but they are also citizens of the redemptive kingdom because they have been born again in Christ, and they must never confuse or merge these kingdoms. Read More...

The Call, Christians, and Culture

Our primary identity comes from God’s call placing us into Christ, but He has also given each of us individual calls - a particular mixture of desires, gifts, talents, responsibilities, relationships, and opportunities that we receive from God and develop and nurture throughout life to allow each of us love and serve God and our neighbor. Read More...

Messiah's Mosaic

The church is God’s nation, comprised of people from every nation and culture, and her primary allegiance is to God’s kingdom rather than each members preferred culture. Read More...

Dare To Be A Daniel: Living As God's Sojourning Exiles

Daniel serves as an example of how God sojourning exile people are to remain distinct in their faith and worship yet labor with unbelievers in the common kingdom, in order that God may use us to draw people into His redemptive kingdom. Read More...

God's Sojourning Exile People (Pt. 2)

In this age Christians are sojourning exiles, serving with unbelievers in our common kingdom and culture, as we long for our heavenly home. Read More...

God's Sojourning Exile People (Pt. 1)

In this age Christians are sojourning exiles, serving with unbelievers in our common kingdom and culture, as we long for our heavenly home. Read More...

Christian Support of Politics and the Law

A video answering the question whether or not Christians should/can support unbiblical political positions or laws. Read More...

The Law of Moses and Civil Government

The Mosaic covenant of law was given to Israel for life in the promised land and was never intended as the basis for government in the common kingdom, and even its function within the people of God has changed with the new covenant. Read More...

Giving Caesar His Due

Government has been given by God as part of the common kingdom of man to promote justice and maintain order, and Christians are called to pray for and submit to their government whenever possible. Read More...

The Lord of the Rings - Understanding Sphere Sovereignty

God is the Sovereign Lord over every sphere of life and culture, and has given unique calls, gifts, and responsibilities to each sphere, which must not be infringed upon by other spheres. Read More...

A Tale of Two Kingdoms (Pt. 2)

After the fall, God instituted a distinction between the kingdom of man, the realm of common grace ruled through general revelation, and the kingdom of God, the realm of saving grace ruled through special revelation. Read More...

A Tale of Two Kingdoms (Pt. 1)

After the fall, God instituted a distinction between the kingdom of man, the realm of common grace ruled through general revelation, and the kingdom of God, the realm of saving grace ruled through special revelation, in order to preserve the human race and redeem His people. Read More...

Creation, Culture, and the Curse

Humans were created to cultivate culture by ruling and developing God’s creation, but the fall caused significant changes in creation and necessitated redemption.
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Every Square Inch

Jesus Christ is the risen and exalted Lord over all things, ruling every square inch of the universe for God’s glory. Read More...

C4 - Introduction

Video introduction to our next series - "Christ, the Church, Christians, and Culture." Read More...