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Willing to Bleed

Willing to Bleed

What does salvation have to do with social justice? Greg turns this often-politicized question on its head in this video by The Work of the People.

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Voluntary Suffering and the Kingdom

In a post from two days ago, I wrote about the call to voluntary suffering for others as it is laid out in the New Testament. For the first three centuries of the church, Christians understood this call as they sought to follow Jesus’ example of forgoing the use of violence and expressing God’s self-sacrificial…

The Kingdom of God (Part 2)

The Church is called to be nothing less than “the body of Christ,” a sort of corporate extension of Jesus’ incarnate body. We are called to replicate who Jesus was by manifesting who Jesus is. And this is how we expand the dome in which God is king—the Kingdom of God. By definition, therefore, the…

Who is Your Family?

Gates Foundation via Compfight Living in the tension of the already and the not yet is a blog written by Americans living in India who have chosen to live among the poor at their same economic level. They’ve written a post called On Miracles and Justice through Community. It contains a challenge to rethink who…

The Greatest Mystery of the Christian Faith

God has always been willing to stoop to accommodate the fallen state of his covenant people in order to remain in a transforming relationship with them and in order to continue to further his sovereign purposes through them. Out of love for humankind, Scripture tells us, Jesus emptied himself of his divine prerogatives, set aside…

Can Self-Sacrificial Love Be Dysfunctional? (podcast)

Self-sacrificial love goes under the microscope as Greg and Dan push and shove to get the last word. Episode 506 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0506.mp3

Podcast: How Do We Pursue Both: Justice and Mercy?

Greg looks at how viewing events through the eyes of love removes the apparent tension between justice and mercy. Today’s episode is sponsored by Reknew Vampire Repellant—a super-charged can of butt-kick for a blood-sucking world. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0121.mp3

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