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Subverting the Christmas Empire #3 - Jesus

Subverting the Christmas Empire #3 - Jesus

In this final installment of Subverting the Christmas Empire, Kurt Willems looks at the ways in which Jesus' sort of kingship is the type that few actually want but that everyone needs. This margin centric kingdom is costly, sometimes too costly for even those who are convinced that it is true.

Subverting the Christmas Empire #2 - Mary

Subverting the Christmas Empire #2 - Mary

This second installment of 'Subverting the Christmas Empire' looks at major themes from the life of Mary. She was a refugee, prophet, mother, disciple, and intercessor. Although often marginalized in protestant churches, Kurt Willems invites Pangea to consider if the mother of God is in fact someone who gives us an example of an ordinary radical.

Subverting the Christmas Empire #1 - Augustus

Subverting the Christmas Empire #1 - Augustus

In this first message of Subverting the Christmas Empire, Kurt Willems dives head first into the Gospel/Good News of Caesar Augustus. This is the dominating story that Jesus is born into and yet somehow upstages. The story that places power and the gods in the center is subverted by a story that seeks its influence from the margins of Bethlehem. We American Christians have a lot to learn about Kingdom influence, especially during the holiday season.