For my unannounced guest readers from church leadership, let me point out this choice piece of blogging literature for your charitable consideration!
I feel certain that I should break this topic down in 3 or 4 posts, and I really may revisit bits of it in the coming days devoting more depth of analysis to each bit. But enough with the caveats, let’s get to it!
The Kingdom of God is a Party. I get that phrase from the title of a Tony Campolo book by that name published all the way back in 1990. (Yes, it’s an old one now.) The first chapter of that book alone is worth the price. I think, though I could be wrong, that I copied the whole first chapter and put it in a very early post on this blog almost 3 years ago. It is the story of Campolo throwing a birthday party for a hooker in the middle of the night with all her hooker friends, and turning that into a prayer…
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