Resurrection: Life After Life After Death

Though we’ve had thousands of years to create a deep theology of resurrection, we have for some reason reduced the concept to a fraction of what it is. The Bible writers understood resurrection to be a whole lot more than what we teach. When Jesus was resurrected from the dead, it sent theological shockwaves throughout…

No Fear in Death

At church tomorrow we’ll be moving into a classic passage from Philippians 2, but before we get there I want to hone in on Paul’s very intriguing attitude in Philippians 1:21-26. For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for…

Dinner Church Launches This Sunday!

Our church has been training all summer for our new Dinner Church launch this Sunday! We made the intentional decision to move from church as we’ve always known it and do it a new way to serve and reach our community. If you live in the Jackson area and don’t already have a church, we…

Interviewing Shane Claiborne

Today I had a special interview with Christian activist and author, Shane Claiborne. Shane is well known for his ability to bring communities together and impact them with the love and peace of Jesus. I was excited to talk with him about all kinds of things related to our work at 1208GREENWOOD and our direction…

Why We Eat Together

In his book, Jesus the Temple, Nicholas Perrin notes that, “It is widely acknowledged that keeping varied and questionable company at dinner was one of the distinctive features of Jesus’ life.” In today’s podcast I elaborate on the power food has in life and ministry and why our church at 1208GREENWOOD is incorporating food into our…