The Nonviolence of Jesus

When Jesus disarms Peter, he disarms all of us. Learn more on the 1208PODCAST. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play. And as a bonus, a good word and illustration from my brother Joel after preaching tonight: Before I begin I should give the disclaimer that I don’t…

Neuroscience and Violence

Our capacity for violence is partially found in the science of who we are. Your brain has been wired in such a way that when you feel triggered or threatened, you fight. Derek Flood explains the neuroscience in his book, Disarming Scripture. When the amygdala goes into alarm mode it shuts down the part of…