Exactly how far is heaven?

Published: Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 10:00 AM.

“Jesus never defined the kingdom of God, he described it,” McBrayer said. “He expounded about it, but never really explained it. He compared the kingdom of God to certain things, but he never clarified.”

“How Far Is Heaven” explores these kingdom parables and calls for people to reassess the gospel they believe and the role faith plays in the world today.

“When Jesus invited his disciples — then as well as now – to ‘Follow me,’ he was inviting us to get in on the world-redeeming, evil-conquering, status-reversing, life-transforming movement of God that had come to earth,” McBrayer said. “He was inviting us to find a better way to live — to find the power for a better world, today, not just in the hereafter.”

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