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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.
Category: Sermons and Video Clips
Tags: Justice, Self-Sacrificial Love, Service
Topics: Ethical, Cultural and Political Issues
King’s Kingdom Way
In this conversation between Greg and Dennis Edwards, they discuss why we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. and what King’s message of justice means for us today. If you are interested in hearing the entire conversation, you can watch it here.
The Revelation of God in the Cross
The cross cannot be understood apart from the resurrection, just as the resurrection can never be understood apart from the cross. They are two sides of the same coin. If you consider the cross apart from the resurrection, then the crucified Christ becomes nothing more than one of the many thousands of people who were…
Justice and Biblical Clarity in Hindsight
Murky1 via Compfight Rachel Held Evans posted a challenging look at our history of using the Bible to uphold things like slavery and to condemn people like Galileo for his scientific findings. You really need to check out the specific quotes she cites to experience the full horror of the ways the Bible was used…
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…
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
God’s Kind of Holy War
This is part three of a series on Revelation. You can find part one here and part two here. While there will come a day when the sacrificial victory of the Lamb and of his people will be apparent to all (5:13; 15:4; 21: 23-4), only to those who embrace the perspective of the heavenly…