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Black Lives Matter, the Police and Spiritual Warfare

Black Lives Matter, the Police, and Spiritual Warfare

Christ calls us to stand for a different kind of kingdom and this requires that we think in different ways about the violence that is gripping our country. In this short clip from Greg’s sermon this last weekend, we are introduced to a different way. Listen and hear the challenge to understand the deeper reality that is going on. If you’d like to view the whole sermon you can find it here.

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