Peaceful Tactics

The kind of peace I advocate for is the kind illustrated in the life of Jesus. He embraced peace to the point of death when he could have started a legitimate holy war instead. Not only could he have called angels down to fight, but he also had enough traction that he could have easily…

Yokes

When Jesus tells us to take up His yoke, He’s not just making an important statement, but also an important comparison. 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.

The World Needs MLK Today

In a country filled with verbal violence and hatred, I find myself greatly missing leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr., who was capable of fighting an issue that oppressed him (to the point of getting him killed) with peace and love. His words were strong and full of prophetic conviction, but his method was that…

Why We Practice Peacemaking

In today’s podcast we talk about peacemaking and violence. Violence is accepted by most in some way, shape, or form, but the Scriptures show us how Jesus refuses to endorse it and even goes so far as to disarm Christians. If we can embody this kind of radical peacemaking, then we’ll be ready to make…

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…