Something Else is Going On
The violent portraits of God in the Old Testament are a stumbling block for many. In this short clip, Greg introduces the idea that “something else is going on” in these passages, and that we can begin to see this something else when we put our complete trust in the character of God as fully revealed in Christ’s self-sacrificial love displayed on the cross.
Welcome to “The Preacher’s Minute!” Greg talks about what he thinks the role (and the goal) of a sermon should be in a church. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0190.mp3
Is hell for real? Is it what we have been told it is? Does an all-loving God really torture people there forever? These are a few of the questions that Greg Boyd touches on in this weeks sermon clip. In the full sermon, Greg explores the fallacy of relativism, the singular truth of Jesus as…
Greg talks about Paul and Peter and the slow acclimation of Christ’s message in the early church. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0413.mp3
Greg talks about accommodation, judgement, and homosexuality. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0337.mp3
In my previous blog I discussed one important implication of a cruciform (“cross-centered”) approach to biblical inspiration. On the cross, I noted, God revealed his perfection by identifying with human imperfection. Jesus in some sense became our sin and our curse. In this light, I argued, why should anyone find it surprising, let alone disturbing,…
Greg talks about why Jesus would say such apparently cruel things to some poor Canaanite woman. Oh, he also tells a joke about hamsters. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0202.mp3