The Holy Spirit’s Involvement in Creating

Just as the Holy Spirit is caught creating at the beginning of the Bible, so is He caught creating at the end. To help us see Him creating in the beginning, we only need to take note of the fact that, “the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters” (Gen 1:2),…

Marriage

Today we take a look at what marriage is from the perspective of Genesis 1, which a perspective that Jesus reiterates himself. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

Christian Environmentalism

While many have created a theology that says nature doesn’t matter, Genesis is very much about humanity being put in charge of taking care of the planet. In today’s podcast I express a few reasons why I think Christians often aren’t concerned with environmentalism and then try to show us some passages in a different…

Be Fruitful and Multiply

God’s command to “Be Fruitful and Multiply” is often used by pastors to talk about the goodness of marital sex (which is all well and good), but this ignores the mission at play in the command. As it ends up, there’s a real reason for this command based on the fact that we are imagers…

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…