Sermons and Video Clips

As pastor of Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, MN, Greg does quite a bit of preaching. You can find hundreds of Greg’s sermons on the Woodland Hills Church website, conveniently searchable by topic and date. You can also subscribe to their podcast to get Greg’s weekly sermons downloaded automatically.

Consumer Wars: Sermon Clip

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To go along with our other post today, here’s a clip from Greg’s sermon last week. If you don’t have any financial margin in your life, this might have something to do with it. You…

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Lab Rats No More

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Is this threat to Christianity something we are completely ok with? In this sermon clip, Greg Boyd asks that very question. In American culture, we are constantly being told to buy products and be discontent…

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Typhoon Haiyan and “Natural” Evil

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Greg recorded his thoughts a few days ago on Typhoon Haiyan and the reality of “natural” evil that’s not really natural at all. “This an enemy has done.” (Matthew 13:28)

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Sermons: The Church – Week Five

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In week five of this sermon series, Greg Boyd discusses what the church should look like in the lens of the cross. A universal Church was born out of the ministry of Jesus, and this…

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Sermon Clip: Creation Week 1

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The story of creation has interesting details. But getting lost in those details can make us miss the big picture. In this short sermon clip, Greg Boyd talks about the importance of properly interpreting the…

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Sermon Clip: His Song In Our Hearts

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Worship is important. However, worship isn’t just about singing. In this sermon clip, Greg introduces the idea of worship and how it’s more than just a sing-along. In the full sermon, Greg shows how worship…

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Why God Sometimes “Can’t”

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Greg continues his thoughts on sickness and spiritual warfare by addressing the question of why God “can’t” intervene in some circumstances of illness.

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Sermon Clip: The Worst of Sinners

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In this short clip, Greg Boyd discusses Paul’s definition of love. In the full sermon, Greg talks about how in this dog eat dog world, we’re programmed to judge others. But to love others with…

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The Warfare Worldview

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The Warfare Worldview from Roberta Winter Institute on Vimeo. Here’s a video presentation that Greg did at the Roberta Winter Institute regarding the Warfare Worldview. Enjoy!

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Sermon Clip: Love: It’s All About the Cross

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In this sermon clip, Greg Boyd talks about how Colossians 3:14 and the definition of love. God designed creation so that we would live in community with God and express God’s love towards each other…

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Video Q&A: Do you think Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons are saved?

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Does Greg believe that everyone goes to Heaven regardless of their beliefs? Find out here.  

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Sermon: Keeping the Valve Open

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In this short sermon clip, Greg Boyd talks about Paul’s writings on getting our reality to line up with what God says is real. The full sermon discusses how God’s design for creation is beautiful….

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The Extremity of God’s Love

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In response to questions he has received about whether Jesus was actually separated from the Father on the cross, Greg fleshes out his perspective on this. The love that unites the Trinity is the very…

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Sermon Clip: Waking from Oz

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In this unique sermon clip, Greg Boyd explains to us his “Theory of OZ” based on the movie Wizard of Oz. In the movie Wizard of Oz, the characters are all looking for something they…

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Sermon: Blood and Water

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In this sermon clip, Greg Boyd talks about how question in baptism and communion have cause division in the church throughout history.  In the rest of the sermon he discusses why baptism and Communion are…

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Sermon: We The Church

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The Anabaptists saw that the building is not the Church. God wants to dwell on this Earth, but it is not in a building. It is in his people. In this brief clip, Greg traces…

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Sermon: The Twist

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In this sermon clip, Greg Boyd discusses how when you read a book with a twist ending, the ending reframes the entire story. The Bible is no different. In this sermon, Greg shows how Jesus’…

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Ana-What?

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In this sermon clip from last weekend, Greg discusses how throughout Scripture, we see a strong emphasis on positive traditions in the Church. In both the Old and New Testament, God repeatedly calls his people…

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Sermon: Reframing the Sun

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In our clip from this weeks sermon, Greg Boyd talks about how we respond to misfortunes and tragedies depends on how we frame them. In Colossians 3, Paul writes that Christ is all and is…

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Sermon: Does God Play Favorites?

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In this clip from last week’s sermon, Greg begins to dive into the question of what it means to be chosen by God. Does he play favorites? Does God predestine some as “his chosen” and…

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