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On Teaching Cruciform Hermeneutics to Kids… (podcast)
Greg talks about what to do with congregants who are engaging in illegal activity. Also, attention is given to the question of guns in church.
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Podcast: What Do We Do When the Bible Sends Mixed Messages?
Greg considers how to interpret mixed commands in the Bible—where one verse advises differently than another. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0364.mp3
The Greatest in the Kingdom (1 of 2)
This post is a summary of what was discussed at the ReKnew CrossVision Conference in regard to what and how we teach our kids about the cruciform hermeneutic. Article by Natalie Frisk Recently, while involved in an all ages musical worship experience, I watched a couple of three and four-year-olds close their eyes and experience…
Guante is a Minneapolis-based spoken-word artist. His piece here is called Starfish and it speaks to the tension between working for small changes and dreaming of a better world where much bigger changes are needed. Amen. (Special Thanks to Rod Thomas for reminding me how great Guante can be.)
History and Bible: Do They Align?
To begin, it is significant that when Jesus and the authors of the NT referred to their sacred writings as “God-breathed,” they were referring to the writings that had been handed down to them. So too, the text that the Church has always confessed to be “God-breathed” has been the canon she received. Never has…
Podcast: How Does Accommodation and Divine Aikido Apply to Parenting?
Things get paternal in this contemplative episode on parenting. How should kids be punished? How should kids be taught? How does divine aikido and divine accommodation influence this? http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0231.mp3
How is the Bible “God-Breathed”?
The historic-orthodox church has always confessed that all canonical writings are “God-breathed” (1 Tim 3:16). But what exactly does this mean? How could God guarantee that the writings that his “breathing” produces are precisely what he intended without thereby undermining the autonomy of the agents he “breathes” through? In other words, did God breathe the…