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That Weird Episode with the Pigs

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In my opinion, the single strangest episode recounted in the Gospels is the account of Jesus’ encounter with a demonized man that ended with two thousand pigs drowning themselves in the Sea of Galilee (Mk…

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Why Does God Seem So Harsh in 2 Thessalonians 1:5-10? (podcast)

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Greg interprets the Apostle Paul’s bad day.  Episode 501 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0501.mp3

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How Do You Handle Feelings of Being Overwhelmed? (podcast)

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Greg talks about being overwhelmed.  Episode 500! http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0500.mp3

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Notre Dame and Why Beauty Matters

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Article by Jordan Sutton, from the Holy Week Art Series at ClearPath.Life “Is Paris burning?” That is a direct quote from Adolf Hitler in 1944 on a phone call with his general, Dietrich Hugo Hermann…

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Why Can’t God Stop Evil? The Thomas J. Oord Interview (podcast)

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Greg and Thomas talk about Open Theism and how Greg’s views differ from Thomas’s. Theology nerds, get your compass and your flashlight and prepare to go DEEEEEP in the weeds!  Thomas’s book: God Can’t Episode…

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6 Things the Church Fathers Can Teach Us about Spiritual Warfare

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Image by Christina Saint Marche via Flickr Unlike our thinking today about the source of good and evil in the world, the early church fathers, including Irenaus, Athenagorus, Origen, and others before Augustine, possessed a warfare…

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God’s Dream for the World

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The future doesn’t yet exist—which is why it’s future instead of the present or past—this doesn’t mean I’m claiming the future is wide open. To the contrary, it’s very clear from Scripture that God has…

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How is the Bible “God-Breathed”?

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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…

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Podcast: The Making of The Jesus Legend

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Greg talks about the making of the book The Jesus Legend. You can buy the book HERE. Also, consider supporting ReKnew. You can do so HERE.  http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0431.mp3

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Where is Human Free Will in the Bible?

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The Bible is emphatic on its teaching that humans possess free will and are capable of originating evil. Notice, for example, that in the very first chapter of the Bible God commands humans to be…

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Podcast: When Should Children Be Allowed to Take Communion?

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Greg considers kids and communion. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0427.mp3

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Podcast: Can a Perfectly Loving God Be Angry?

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Greg talks about the role of anger in this heated episode. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0426.mp3

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Are Christians Required to Give 10% of Their Income to the Church?

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Question: I and my husband have become increasingly uncomfortable with the many sermons on tithing we’ve been recently hearing at our church. Our pastor insists we tithe 10% to the church regardless of what else we…

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Study with Greg at Northern Seminary

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ANABAPTIST STUDIES New Anabaptist Studies Program at Northern Seminary Lead the Church, Engage the World with an Anabaptist Perspective Northern Seminary’s new Anabaptist Studies Program (with certificate and degree options) begins June 2019. In this…

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Saturday Art Share: Chase Reed Photography

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Chase takes some good photographs. If you’re into nature photography, like I am, give him a follow on Instagram.

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Inconceivable!

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Though it’s now thirty-one years old, I’m willing to bet that the majority of you have watched the Princess Bride at least once. In fact, I’m willing to bet that a lot of you have…

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Three Arguments Against Determinism

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There was an interesting article in the NY Times yesterday by John Tierney entitled “Do You Have Free Will? Yes, It’s The Only Choice.” The article reviews research that suggests that everybody intuitively believes people are…

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Podcast: What Should I Do if I’ve Been Depressed for Three Years?

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Greg talks about depression. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0395.mp3 Melancholy (“Melankoli”) by: Edvard Munch Date: 1892

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Part 20 (of 20) — Peterson’s Appeal

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Assessing Peterson’s 12 Rules of Life Four months ago a young woman approached me after a church service, handed me 12 Rules of Life while saying, “You really needed to know what this guy is…

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Part 19 (of 20) — Peterson’s Most Controversial Interview

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Assessing Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules of Life For the final two posts of my Peterson series, I’d like to evaluate Peterson’s most controversial interview and then close this series with a discussion on the possible…

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