Familiar and Foreign

There is a narrative theologians know well that pastors often fear to address—a piece of the story that seems just a smidge too far to be preachable to an enlightened world. Moving from Earth to Heaven may sound odd, but it has enough logic to it that it might be heard: “We go from matter…

On Earth As In Heaven

The problem with physical bodies is that they don’t belong in the spiritual realm, for the spiritual realm is for spirits. So if Paul truly believed that Christians would be taking on new imperishable bodies raised in glory and power (1 Corinthians 15), then how did he expect this to all work out on paper?…

Resurrection & Earth

The problem with resurrected physical bodies is that they don’t belong in the spiritual realm, for the spiritual realm is for spirits. So if Paul truly believed that we would be taking on these new imperishable bodies raised in glory and power (1 Cor 15), then how did he expect this to all work out…

New Creation

When we accept Jesus we become a new creation that belongs with the new creation when the Kingdom of Heaven takes over the planet in Revelation. I explain more as we make our way through Colossians. Check out today’s episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Google Play. (If the…

Resurrection: The Rush and the Rest Preview

Resurrection isn’t about dying and going to heaven. Resurrection is about God giving us new physical bodies, a new earth and a new heaven. Learn more in my new book, The Rush and the Rest.