The Clash of Kingdoms

The Bible is framed as a clash between the Kingdom of Heaven and the Kingdom of this world. What does this mean for us, our expectations of the world, and our interaction with it? I cover these questions tonight in the close of my miniseries on social justice. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage…

Spiritual Social Justice

Last week I talked about my love for social justice and social activism. This week I offer some critique on the subject, for the way the world does social justice and the way that Jesus does social justice are grounded in very different themes. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe…

My Social Justice Journey

Tonight I began a new miniseries on social justice. In this first message, I shared my own journey into the theme. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play. 

Responding to the Prophet’s Call

The prophetic life can be a hard life because it often requires us to share Godly messages with a world that doesn’t want to hear them. And ironically it’s sometimes outsiders like Nineveh who hear and respond with immediacy and insiders like Israel who kill the messenger. Sadly, the false prophets that gave Israel words…

Journey to Sodom and Gomorrah

God and two angels walk up to Abraham at his tent. It sounds like the start of a joke, but it’s actually a real Bible story that leads to an intriguing conversation in which Abraham tries to negotiate with God on an issue of judgment. We dive deep into this passage and find many curious…