Strength to Strength welcomed Shawn Miller to discuss how the Gospel’s central tenant has been shaken, and how we can rebuild with a better understanding.

To be a “kingdom person” means to be under the reign of God. Like earthly nations, Jesus’ kingdom has four components including a leader, constitution, domain, and citizens. However, in contrast to the nations of the world, Jesus’ kingdom is international. He came as a King with all the intended consequences of that terminology. His citizens are dispersed among all nations of the world.

While this is the most common and important theme of Jesus’s teaching, it has been largely lost and forgotten. It is of utmost importance to return these foundational concepts and show the whole world what it would look like if we truly lived under the kingship of Jesus. Understanding the emphasis on the kingdom of God will change the way we think, live, and evangelize.

An interactive question-and-answer period follows.

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Book: “The Marvelous Kingdom of God” by Tom A. Jones and Steve D. Brown

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Shawn Miller is a part of the Followers of Jesus church in State College Pennsylvania. Shawn currently works as a Nurse Practitioner in Family Medicine. He is married to Amy Miller and they are blessed with one daughter, Mikayla. As a family, they love interacting with people from various cultural backgrounds and beliefs and discussing spiritual topics with them. As a hobby, they enjoy getting out in nature and do bird watching.

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