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Podcast: What Causes Personal Transformation?
In this episode Greg talks about the important role of imagination in our prayer life and in our thought life.
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Greg’s new book: Inspired Imperfection
Dan’s new book: Confident Humility
The “Kingdom Now”: Reflections on Magical American Christianity
One major problem American Christians face is that we tend to embrace a magical view of the Christian faith. We assume that if a person “prays the sinners prayer,” “surrenders their life to Christ,” and “accepts Jesus as Lord of their life,” this somehow magically “saves” them and will sooner or later magically transform them…
God as Covenant Keeper
Covenant lies at the heart of the biblical understand of God’s relationship to the world. Simply put, a covenant stands in contrast to a contract where parties enter into a quid pro quo arrangement. With a contract an agreement is made to protect oneself. With a covenant, one commits oneself with promises to another for…
Alan Hirsch on Making Disciples
This is an excellent clip featuring Alan Hirsch on making disciples (thanks Jeff!). He makes a really interesting point that we are all being formed into disciples of one thing or another. What’s forming you?
Our True Eternal Home
In becoming our sin and bearing the death-consequences of sin, Christ has opened the way for us to participate in the fellowship of the triune God. Because of the cross, we are now free to abide in Christ and to have Christ abide in us (John 15:4-10). The word “abide”(menno) means “to take up residence.”…
Greg’s Review of Changing Your Mind by Victor Copan
Several months ago Victor Copan introduced himself to me at the end of a Woodland Hills Church service. He told me about his recently published book, Changing Your Mind. “I know you’re into spiritual disciplines and neuroscience,” he said, “so I suspect you might enjoy my book. It’s about the interface of these two topics.”…
Podcast: Why Did Jesus Tell Us Not to Worry About Food When People Are Starving to Death?
Greg talks about worry in Matthew 6:26-27 and talks about the fact that people really die about the things that people worry about. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0354.mp3