Queen Jadis: Descendant of Rebellions

C.S. Lewis was very much into mythology (especially Norse mythology, which somehow led him to work for MI6 for a brief moment). When you become aware of this trait in Lewis, his writing begins to pop all the more. For example, we see that Lewis incorporated both Biblical and Jewish mythology Lewis into one of…

The Sons of Thunder

James and John, “The Sons of Thunder,” seem to have possibly gained their nickname from their intensity, as exemplified in stories like the one we focus on here. But Jesus calls them to another way. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

Another’s Tragedy is Not About Us

As we’re all well aware, this past week at least 50 Muslims were killed by a shooter in New Zealand. Across religions and racial boundaries, we weep with the Muslim community; for a tragedy like this is able to bring anyone to their knees in mourning. That being said, as a pastor I’ve been put…

The Heart of a Pharisee

The pharisees were full of pride and it twisted good things they did into bad things. Jesus calls them out on it in the Sermon on the Mount and I expand on this criticism in today’s podcast episode. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

The Servant Songs

Paul calls Jesus a “servant,” a powerful image to the people of his time both from a cultural perspective and from within the world of messianic expectation. In this episode we go deeper into the humility of Jesus that Christians are to imitate and takes us deeper into Isaiah’s 4-5 servant songs to show us…