Jesus VS The Prosperity Gospel

On an extreme end of Christianity we come across a view that treats God as though He is just looking to prosper, bless and protect both us and our nation. But the Gospels show us that there is a major misunderstanding here. He proclaimed blessing over the people we don’t want to be: The poor…

Prophetic Politics

“There’s no need for politics in the church,” you might say after reading the title of this post. But statements like these miss the entire middle part of our Bibles we call the major and minor prophets. These books are filled with declarations of how nations must change their attitudes spiritually, personally and politically. The…

Teaching a Supernatural Bible

The very subject of the Holy Spirit is part of what inspired me to become the third generation pastor that I am. Growing up I wanted to be a pastor like my dad, but then eventually found music and chased it around for awhile. In college, I eventually met the Holy Spirit and traded in…

Magicland

“Everyone has to go through Magicland first in order to figure all this supernatural stuff out,” my professor laughed. I couldn’t help but smile as the last few years of my college career had attested to this statement. I hoped that I was at the end of my time in Magicland, recognizing that some of…

Abraham and the Hittites

After Sarah dies at an old age, Abraham tries to buy some burial ground for her—and there’s something important going on here that we might easily miss if we don’t pay attention. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.