The kingdom of Jesus turns everything “upside down.” We settle far too easily for a tame and non-threatening gospel where grace does not surprise us. This sermon was preached at Lutheran Church of the Master, Carol Stream, IL, on June 11-12. I share it because I hope it will edify and encourage you if you like to hear a biblical sermon as an audio file.
I happened to be on the campus of Columbia Seminary to meet with the president and professor of theology, Dr. Leanne Van Dyk. (Leanne has previously taught theology at Western Seminary in