Thinking God’s Thoughts

While I was originally taught that prophecy died out long ago, my supernatural experiences in college began to teach me that it is still entirely possible to hear the voice of God. It took me awhile to figure this out because I thought that God’s voice must be overly surreal and obvious. After all, the…

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…

Spirit-Led Bible Study

As we come to our Bibles, ready to read along with the Spirit, our devotional life should begin to change. It may not be quick and it may not always be easy or vibrant, but God will meet us there. I always find it surprising how many new details God can still disclose to me…

Resurrection: Life After Life After Death

Though we’ve had thousands of years to create a deep theology of resurrection, we have for some reason reduced the concept to a fraction of what it is. The Bible writers understood resurrection to be a whole lot more than what we teach. When Jesus was resurrected from the dead, it sent theological shockwaves throughout…

The Holy Spirit’s Involvement in Creating

Just as the Holy Spirit is caught creating at the beginning of the Bible, so is He caught creating at the end. To help us see Him creating in the beginning, we only need to take note of the fact that, “the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters” (Gen 1:2),…