With the popularity of books like Heaven is for Real, 90 Minutes in Heaven, and The Five People You Meet in Heaven, heaven has been hovering in the spotlight. Meanwhile, theologians like N.T. Wright and Scot McKnight have been emphasizing that it’s the Kingdom of God on earth, not heaven above, that Christians should truly be looking to. Both trends raise the question: What are we waiting for?

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    Thirty-five frequently asked questions about eternity.
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    We do not yearn to be near God because we do not find sin utterly repugnant or goodness rapturously attractive.
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Bill Hybels Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Former Willow Creek Leaders
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