Advent is a season of anticipation. A time of remembering the King that came and will come again.
So this whole Jesus-as-king–yet-born-in-a-manger thing has had me thinking about kings and kingdoms and the way things work on this earth and the way things should be. (And, ultimately, will be.)
Here’s a gist of what I’ve been thinking:
Earthly kingdoms and earthly kings recruit the top echelon candidates–the big whigs and Harvard grads and experienced leaders–to run departments and programs. Our King left it up to a bunch of fishermen.
Earthly kings are seen in suites and on AirForce1