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The Ascension of Jesus Christ may be the most under celebrated event in the present day church while also being one of the most significant. Brothers, Tim and Aaron Perry, authored a helpful text, He Ascended into Heaven: Learning to live an Ascension shaped life. Aaron let us know that Paraclete Press is making the electronic version of the book available for $1.99 through the end of January. Seedbed caught up with Aaron recently to discuss the book. The short interview follows. SB:   Why does the Ascension matter? Theologically? Practically? AP:   People, made in God’s image, were to reflect God in their reign over the earth.  The Ascension is the event that restores the only faithful human, Jesus of Nazareth, to that position of leadership.  The Ascension also flows into the giving of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; the same Spirit who draws people into the reign of Jesus and enables them to […]