The Pacifistic Ways of Jesus

Jamin dives into the pacifistic ways of Jesus in this new message in our series of Jesus Justice. What will we choose to carry? A weapon or a cross? You can listen to this message on the 1208GREENWOOD webpage or by subscribing to the 1208PODCAST on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

The Non-Violence of Revelation

If you’re like me then you didn’t open up Revelation much growing up because you didn’t know what to make of all the violence. Jesus showed us His loving character by dying on behalf of others and exercising extreme forgiveness, but at first glance He appears quite the opposite in Revelation. What do we do…

Revelation Q&A 1

Revelation is a very confusing book, but it’s more understandable than you might think if you come at it from the perspective of the scholars and theologians who know it best. In this introduction to our new series, Jamin invites to see this book as letter, prophecy, and apocalypse. He then answers any questions people…

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…

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…