Is Spanking Okay?
Given Greg’s stance on non-violence, I thought it would be interesting to know his thoughts on spanking.
“Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.”
Greg considers what Paul meant in Romans 13:1-2 when he says “whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has established.” PART ONE: http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0128.mp3 PART TWO: http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0129.mp3
Our friend Bruxy taught a series at The Meeting House titled ISIS, Islam & Jesus that we wanted to share with you. This is episode one, and you can find the whole series by clicking here. If you believe in redemptive violence, you’ll be challenged by what he has to say.
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A publishing house recently sent me an advance copy of a book written by a well known scholar on the topic of the non-violent God revealed in Jesus, asking me to endorse it. (Publishing protocol stipulates that endorsers not critique a book before it’s released, so I will not mention the name of the author…
A little inspiration for your Friday…
If we take the command to turn the other cheek literally, what about the command to gouge out our eyes? Or cut off our hand? http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0452.mp3