Terry Crist, Lead Pastor of Hillsong Phoenix, talks about the Kingdom of God, and how Jesus came to this world to bring and establish His kingdom. As followers of Jesus, we are living in the in-between, upside-down, kingdom of God.
In this episode, Terry Crist, Lead Pastor of Hillsong Phoenix, teaches on the story of creation. He discusses the calling of human beings, as image-bearers of Christ, to represent Him in the world and to see and treat others as reflections of God.
Lead Pastor of Hillsong Phoenix, Terry Crist, discusses the fall of man. When humanity broke their relationship to the King, their relationship to each other and to creation was damaged. Yet through it all, God had a plan of salvation.
Pastor Terry Crist, Lead Pastor of Hillsong Phoenix, teaches us about the Mosaic covenant. To understand this covenant, Pastor Terry delves deeper into the relationship between the nation of Israel and God.
From theocracy to monarchy, Pastor Terry Crist discusses Israel’s transition from being ruled by God to being ruled by a human king. All human kings are flawed, but God sends Jesus who is everything God had promised.
Terry Crist teaches on The Kingdom and The Exile. We learn about what happens to Israel after they keep breaking their covenant with God, and how exile is also an opportunity for them to be a blessing to the nations they go into. Just as we should to be a blessing to the people around us.
Terry Crist continues this season of Café Theology with “The Return of the King”. Unpacking Jesus’ ministry and his announcements of the arrival of God’s kingdom. Jesus invited everyone into His kingdom through salvation which is brought by repentance and faith in Jesus.
Our lives flip upside-down when we enter into Jesus’ kingdom. In the Kingdom of Heaven, God sets the rules and we must give up our old ways to enter. Join Terry Crist, Lead Pastor at Hillsong Phoenix, as he discusses Kingdom perspective and the heart and soul of the Kingdom of God.
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Pastor Terry Crist teaches on Jesus’ first message in the synagogue and His invitation to all people to enter the Kingdom of God. Pastor Terry talks about our calling as people of the Kingdom of God and how we are meant to help heal a hurting world.
Pastor Terry Crist concludes this season of Café Theology speaking on “The Future Kingdom”. Pastor Terry reflects on the invitation at the end of the book of Revelation and on the final Kingdom as a new creation.