One year ago this week, my old blog (Red Letters) morphed into the current one: Kingdom People. Since the switch, I have watched the audience for this blog grow. It is humbling to me (as well as a weighty responsibility!) to know that hundreds of people find this site worthy of their attention every day.

 

In the blog world, posts come quickly and disappear just as fast. For those of you who may be new subscribers to Kingdom People, I hope that this week will introduce you to some of the top posts from the previous year.

 

All this week, I plan on counting down the 25 most visited Kingdom People posts. These are not necessarily the posts I would choose as my very favorites. But they are however the posts that have enjoyed the most “hits” over the past year. 

 

I’ll post links to 5 archived posts each day. I hope you enjoy “The Best of Kingdom People.” (Note to my blogger friends: I’d love to see some other blogs do this too.)

 

#21. My Favorite Reads of 2006: Top Ten Books
December 26, 2006

In 2006, I managed to read 86 books covering a wide range of topics. At the end of the year, I posted my ten favorite “reads” of the year. (This is not a blanket endorsement of these books, only that I thoroughly enjoyed each of them and found them helpful.) Several other bloggers linked to his post. Those links and the traffic from search engines made this one of the more popular posts during the early months of 2007.

 

#22. John Piper on the Prosperity Gospel
June 16, 2007

This brief video clip of John Piper preaching against the “prosperity gospel” elicited some good feedback and became the starting point for an interesting discussion about the nature of gospel blessings.

 

#23. Baptist Press Article on Paul Negrut and Plagiarism

March 5, 2007

This post included the Baptist Press article that quoted me at length regarding the plagiarism charges leveled against Emanuel University president Paul Negrut.

 

#24. God is Jesus

March 1, 2007

A post with a provocative title, but one that brought me some good feedback.

 

#25. Amazing Version of O Holy Night 

December 3, 2006

This YouTube video features David Phelps in one of the most incredible vocal performances of “O Holy Night” that I’ve heard. Around Christmastime, this post was bringing in dozens of hits a day.

 

CONTINUE… (Posts 16-20)

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​Trevin Wax is managing editor of The Gospel Project at LifeWay Christian Resources, husband to Corina, father to Timothy, Julia, and David. You can follow him on Twitter. Click here for Trevin’s full bio.

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