Early Church Services

Everyone today loves to fight about the right way to “do church.” Every last variant of a church service seems up for grabs to debate. We argue about, songs, instrumentation, liturgy, communion, traditions, on-stage symbolism, message presentation, lighting, Bible translation, appropriate practice of spiritual gifts, acceptable clothing and the list goes on. Everyone thinks they…

Growing with the Spirit

Before I got to college, I knew little about the Holy Spirit. But by the time I graduated, I was a different person. During my college days, I played in a worship band with some friends at a Pentecostal church and we took our music on the road a handful of times. It was there…

Whose Son?

After the religious leaders try to trap Jesus into saying something stupid over and over again, Jesus decides to lead them to into saying something they would rather not admit. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

God’s Angel in Revelation

According to Revelation 1:1-2, God sent “his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.” The confusion here, however, is that Jesus Himself is the first character we see appear to John. Or is this confusing? After…

Seek the Presence Your Own Way (Pt 6)

As we conclude this week’s series on worship music, I’d like to say that I get it—some people don’t like music. They don’t like to sing and they just can’t seem to wrap their minds around a presence-infused worship service. To such people I’d like two say two quick things: (1) I don’t think your…