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”
Greg discusses Christian conflict resolution. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0206.mp3
Last September, Greg was asked to give the opening address at the Missio Alliance event Church & Post-Christian Culture: Christian Witness in the Way of Jesus. You can find more information here. Special thanks to our very own Stephen Konsor for his role in filming and editing this and other sessions. Enjoy!
And I tell you that you are Peter [petros = rock], and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on…
This week we’ve been looking at various aspects of what it means to be the church. Today, I want to address the paradox of how the church can be both beautiful and ugly at the same time. Jesus came into our fractured world to manifest the beauty of God’s reign and revolt against the evil…
Greg and Dan talk about what to do when we do not like church. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0450b.mp3
Why have you consistently stressed the need for the Western Church to learn from the African Church?
Question: I’ve heard you argue that the white Western church has a lot to learn theologically from African cultures. What is it specifically that you’re referring to? Response: I do strongly believe that the western church needs to humbly sit at the feet of our fellow Christians in Africa. My conviction is based on four…