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New Believer

Dear Dr. Boyd I just wanted to thank you for the way “Benefit of the doubt” has helped me. I am rather new to God, having been given my faith only a few years ago. I am also too tired by my work to have the energy for much abstruse

Found in Translation – Erich

Found in Translation – Erich

Erich Salzmann is someone that we were so glad to finally meet in Europe. He has a heart for spreading the love of God that has touched us deeply. He has worked tirelessly translating Greg’s sermons and books so that as many people as possible can benefit from his theology.

Dear Gaby

Dear Gaby

Gaby is an amazing woman we met during Greg’s trip to Europe last summer. We were honored to be able to capture her story. Her health is deteriorating quite badly and we would love for everyone at ReKnew to be praying for her and her family. Greg was able to

Gratitude: Daniel

Gratitude: Daniel

For Thanksgiving, we wanted to share a video testimony that we collected while Greg was in Europe. We are humbled and grateful for what God is doing through this ministry!

ReKnew Isn’t Just About Theology

Most of you are probably aware that the mission of ReKnew (formerly Christus Victor) is to help people to rethink some of their old theology and to advance the Kingdom of God through spreading a beautiful picture of God. But you might be surprised that we also involved ourselves quite

The Real Enemy

We received a letter from one of our supporters that we thought was worth sharing, but we’ve left out the name of the author and other details for reasons that will become obvious as you read on. We hope this will both challenge and bless you.  I have been a

A Testimony and a Kingdom Sighting

A Testimony and a Kingdom Sighting

We received a letter here at ReKnew that really touched us and we wanted to share it with you. It’s easy to feel isolated when the body of Christ is spread out far and wide. We hope this letter from Nova Scotia and this video will be encouragement to you.

Kingdom Sightings: Young Turkish Ambassadors of the Kingdom

 Rama V via Compfight We received this letter at ReKnew and wanted to share it with all of you. Whether it’s at a job or in your home or participating in sports, we are all called to reflect the love of God and serve as ambassadors to the Kingdom of

From the Heart: Where “Forgiveness” Crosses a Line

Here’s a letter we received recently. It’s a great testimony about bringing the Kingdom vision to a place where it is totally foreign. Dear Greg, I suspect that this email echoes some of the sentiments expressed by many others who contact you on a steady basis. By way of a

Soldier of Conscience

Soldier of Conscience

David D. Flowers posted this testimony of the life and death of Joshua Casteel (1979-2012). Joshua was an interrogator at Abu Ghraib when he was confronted by the contradiction between his role as a soldier and his identity as a Christian. This confrontation came from the unlikeliest of sources; it

From the Heart: Called to Minister to Outcast Kids

Here’s a lovely testimony we received from Germany. Hey Greg, Thank you for your message. For making clear what God has been working on my heart about for the last few years. I am called to minister to youth, and was broken hearted when I realized that the exact kids

Adopting Christian Pacifism

Stuart Williams via Compfight We wanted to share a reflection by Kurt Willems on how he eventually embraced pacifism despite resisting this part of his anabaptist roots for much of his youth. Hope you enjoy his story. From the blog: The summer following my first year of seminary a tour

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Precious Henry

Hi folks, This week a young mother named Jessica shared a letter with me that she had written to her precious four-year-old son after he died of a brain tumor several weeks ago. Last October, a news station in their area did a story on Henry that will introduce you

Enough Faith?

Periodically, we post testimonies from our readers. If you have a testimony to share you can email us at editor@reknew2015.wpengine.com. (We won’t share your contact information or your last name.) We love to hear what God is up to in your lives! Dear Greg, I know you can’t possibly read

From the Heart: Paradigm Shift

I have in the past few months been introduced to your teaching, books and theology. Since I have been listening to your teachings online and reading/listening to some of your books “Myth of a Christian Nation” and “Myth of a Christian Religion” along with listening/reading books by Shane Claiborne, I have had

From the Heart: Reaching Out

Here’s a letter we received from a new reader. He shares a little of his journey from faith to atheism to his recent tentative steps back to faith again. If any of you know of some good resources in the Phoenix area that you think may benefit John, please contact

From the Heart: A Soldier’s Journey to Peacemaking

Hi Greg & Greg’s family, Nice meeting you at the “Hellbound?” showing tonight. :-) With all my heart, thank you for showing me the gospel of the Kingdom of Jesus through your ministry. I read “The Myth of the Christian Nation” while deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in 2007. Seeing you

From the Heart

Here’s a short testimony sent in from a reader: Hi there Greg, I read your commentary on Romans 9 recently, and reread it again today. I struggled with this chapter prior to becoming a Christian and it made me hate God. Even after I became a Christian I wrestled with

From the Heart

Here’s another letter of thanks we received from a reader: Hey Greg, I am a church planter in south Texas. Last year, I walked my people through The Story – a 31 week reading through the bible chronologically. I was not prepared for the struggle in getting through the Old

Encouragement from a Reader

Hey Greg, Having listened to your podcasts for years, read all your books (even Trinity and Process), and done everything but make life-size cardboard cutouts of you for my office, I’ve wanted to write for some time. You are such a needed piece to this Kingdom of God puzzle. I