Book Review: Kingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church by Scot McKnight


Cover ArtKingdom Conspiracy: Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church (Author) Scot McKnight, Brazos Press, 2014, pp 304- 978-1587433603

Over the years, I have learned a lot from Scot McKnight.  He has done  fantastic work on  the Jewish context of Jesus. I have always that a detailed understanding about the kingdom theme is imperative to healthy discipleship. I have also been in mission work to Jewish people for several years and know they mostly reject the claims of Jesus being the Jewish Messiah because of a different expectation of the kingdom of God.

McKnight begins by differentiating between what he calls the “ Skinny Jeans versus Pleated Pants” pastors and how they define the kingdom. He says:

 “For the skinny jeans crowd, kingdom mission is working for social justice and peace, and the foundation for most of these efforts, besides the writings of folks like Bill McKibben or Wendell Berry, is…

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