New “A Taste of Jesus” Review

I met Derek Jordan through an email exchange awhile back and he has been very kind to listen through many of my audiobooks over the last few months. I have appreciated his feedback, which he has most recently given on my first book, A Taste of Jesus. That book came about in my journey to…

Preaching on Controversial Themes

Sometimes people tell pastors not to preach on controversial themes in order to keep the peace (which is no peace). I fear we’ve done just that. Because a Gospel-living-Christian is bound to be controversial by definition. After all, they follow a man who was controversial enough to get the electric chair. If our words, actions…

What Did Jesus Do?

Christians know that Jesus died on the cross for their sins, but when we’re pressed for extra information as to why that changed the world, we don’t always know what more to say. “What exactly did Jesus do?” we wonder. To find the answer to that question, we have to zoom out to get a…

Gap & Day-Age Theory

On this episode of The Erinvironment, Erin and I look at different theories as to how the world was created, including Gap Theory and Day-Age Theory. Listen to this episode on the 1208GREENWOOD webpage or by subscribing to the 1208PODCAST on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

Ancient Bible Poetry & Modern Worship Music

There’s an ancient Egyptian story about a bored Pharaoh who called a prophet into his court to entertain him. In order for that prophet to compellingly prove that he was hearing something divine, his words were expected to be “a poetic and well-polished literary form that would represent the speech of the gods” (Marvin A….