King & Country: The Story That Changes Everything

King & Country: The Story That Changes Everything traces the Bible’s story of the kingdom of God from Eden to Christ to the new creation. Along the way, themes like the image of God, dominion, and ‘the great reversal’ reveal the revolution that happens when you understand your place in the story. King & Country is…

Introduction: You Were Made To Rule The World

You were made to rule the world. How did you react to that sentence? Did you scoff? “Wow, that’s crazy talk.” Maybe swell up with pride? “I always knew I was special.” Or perhaps you felt uneasy; immediately some red flags in your “error filters” went up. A statement like that doesn’t fit into your…

Ch 1: God’s Design: Blueprints for the Universe

There’s a wonderful and profound theme that runs through all of C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia. The Chronicles of Narnia, as you probably know, is a children’s fantasy series that C.S. Lewis wrote to explore a delightful idea: if there was a land of talking animals and magic, and Jesus came to that world, what…

Ch 2: Paradise Lost: The Insurrection that Wrecked the World

The day that the universe fell apart, the second worst day in history, dawned like every other day before it, warm and refreshing. Sunlight filtered through the lush canopy over Eden, mixing with cool shadows and pleasant breezes to create a dazzlingly beautiful day. Just warm enough that you’d never be chilly, just cool enough…

Ch 3: The True Myth

In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Two Towers, two of the protagonists, Frodo and Sam, are at the end of their rope in one of the darkest moments of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Frodo is discouraged and ready to give up, but Sam, ever the optimist, encourages him with the only thing they have left:…