God the Artist

Earth Day takes on a special tone for many Christians as we find ourselves thinking about the creator of nature. This day reminds us that he put us in charge of cultivating this planet on his behalf, bringing all of it into the order found in Eden—God’s sacred space. For Earth Day 2019, I find…

Evolution

In today’s midweek edition of the 1208PODCAST, I bring pastor and biological-physicist, Kevin Eccles onto the mic to talk about evolution and the Genesis account. Can the two work hand-in-hand or must they be separated? Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play. (If the episode is not…

The Greater & Lesser Light

In this week’s Midweek Edition episode, I explain why the sun and the moon are labeled the greater and lesser light in the Genesis creation story. This launches us into conversations about ancient astrology and even takes us into the story of the wisemen in the Christmas story. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s…

Ruah

Today we launch a new series on the Old Testament called, “The Midweek Edition.” Today we learn more about the “Ruah”—the Spirit of God—and we look at the places He’s seen creating in the Bible, staring with Genesis 1:2. You can learn a bit more on this topic in an excerpt from my book, The…

Creation Order (Pt 4)

Despite what we’ve covered the last few days, some might still want to challenge the idea that women were allowed to teach in church and quote 1 Timothy 2:11-14 as a rebuttal.  Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness. I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather,…