The Non-Violence of Revelation

If you’re like me then you didn’t open up Revelation much growing up because you didn’t know what to make of all the violence. Jesus showed us His loving character by dying on behalf of others and exercising extreme forgiveness, but at first glance He appears quite the opposite in Revelation. What do we do…

Armageddon & Har Mo’ed

If I wanted to teach you the Hebrew word for God, I wouldn’t spell it as, “אֱלֹהִים”—rather, I would spell it as, “Elohim.” This is how transliteration works: I take the closest English letters I can find to help you pronounce the Hebrew word, recognizing that Hebrew letters are likely foreign to you. John uses…

God’s Extended Patience

The short answer? I don’t think so. I could never say for sure since Jesus said that only God knows when the end is coming, but Jesus did say in Matthew 24 that things would be way worse than corona—like, “the-entire-cosmos-is-falling-apart” worse. Yet it seems that anytime Americans get a little taste of the suffering…

The Qualities of Jesus Justice

There is a huge difference in what it looks like for us to take justice into our own hands and to do justice as Jesus would have us do it. In Romans 12:14-21, Paul tells us what it means to live and act like Jesus in the midst of evil. Watch this message above or…

Progressive Creationism

Me and Erin continued our series on the different theories of creation. Check out the latest episode on the Erinvironment section of the 1208PODCAST. You can listen on the 1208GREENWOOD webpage or by subscribing to the 1208PODCAST on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.