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Does the Current Structure of the Church Marginalize and Suppress Lay Voices?
In this episode Greg discusses church organization and the current model of developing church leaders (as well as the nature of their role in the church).
Greg’s book: “The Myth of a Christian Nation”
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Greg’s new book: Inspired Imperfection
Dan’s new book: Confident Humility
Does the Bible forbid interracial marriages?
Absolutely not! Racist Christians used to argue against interracial marriage by quoting Old Testament passages that prohibited Jews from marrying non-Jews. This prohibition had nothing to do with race, however. In fact, there was no concept of different “races” until white Europeans invented it during the Colonial period, partly to justify their enslavement of other…
D. Sharon Pruitt via Compfight When we wrote the ReKnew Manifesto, one of the issues we were passionate about was helping people rethink gender issues within the church. Part of the Manifesto reads: Against the long-standing patriarchal mindset of the Church tradition, ReKnew is passionate about encouraging husbands and wives to assume an egalitarian mindset…
Podcast: What if I Don’t Like Church?
Greg and Dan talk about what to do when we do not like church. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0450b.mp3
Michelle Brea via Compfight Mark McIntyre wrote a piece on his blog called Selective Grace that highlights the ways in which the church tends to more easily demonstrate grace with some than with others. It’s a call to a more generous grace that does not distinguish between particular sins or particular differences in belief. How…
Changing Your Mind
Mark Moore is a man who has changed his mind about a lot of things which is somewhat extraordinary these days. Change can be costly and painful and this was certainly true for Mark. He previously pastored Providence Community Church in Plano, TX, where he pastored for eleven years based upon a set of theological assumptions…
What are Your Thoughts on Feminism? (podcast)
Greg shares his thoughts on the power and potential of women, and reflects on the obstacles women have had to face in the recent history of our society. Episode 495 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0495.mp3