Discipleship

How Can I Become More Diligent? (podcast)

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Greg and Dan offer practical advice on becoming more diligent.  Episode 546 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0546.mp3

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Born Disciples: On Raising Kids to Follow Jesus

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Article by Natalie Frisk In the sixth grade, I had a teacher named Mrs. Klompstra. She was enthusiastic about two things: math and physical education. Now, I realize that these two things may be a…

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Jesus was Not a [Socialist]

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Article by Dan Kent Our political climate right now exhausts me. The fracturing. The bullying. The ideological mobs. I feel like I’m surrounded by a hundred Towers of Babel babbling at me all day long,…

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What Does it Mean to Pray in Jesus’ Name? (podcast)

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Greg considers the phrase ‘in Jesus’ name’ and unpacks what that might mean. He also shows why the phrase is important for One-ness Pentecostals. Episode 481 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0481.mp3

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Podcast: Confident Humility

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The tables are turned. Greg interviews Dan Kent on his new book: “Confident Humility: Becoming Your Full Self Without Becoming Full of Yourself.” Available for pre-order now. Episode 472 The Interview: http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_CH_0472.mp3 ————— A Rebuttal…

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The Case For Believer’s Baptism

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 In this essay I briefly present my reasons for believing that baptism is intended only for people who are old enough to responsibly choose to become disciples of Jesus.  I will first offer several biblical…

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Podcast: New Creations in the Same Old World

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Greg discusses the nature of being a new creation. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0461.mp3

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Podcast: What Causes Personal Transformation?

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In this episode Greg talks about the important role of imagination in our prayer life and in our thought life. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0005.mp3

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Podcast: Shouldn’t We Also Take the Command to Cut Off Our Hand Literally?

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If we take the command to turn the other cheek literally, what about the command to gouge out our eyes? Or cut off our hand?  http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0452.mp3

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Worst Sinner Award

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Jesus taught: Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you….

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Podcast: Why Did Jesus Tell Us Not to Worry About Food When People Are Starving to Death?

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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

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Feeding Our Hungry Hearts

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Jesus came into a world that was full of hungry hearts (see previous post) to introduce us to the only thing that can feed those hungers. Jesus came to rescue us from the futile feeding…

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Who Are the BEST Teachers of What It Means to Be a Follower of Jesus? —Dennis Edwards

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Dennis Edwards’ ReKnew Cross Vision Conference Keynote Dennis Edwards shares a fantastic message on why, generally speaking, marginalized Christians are the best *teachers* of what it means to be a follower of Christ. ____________

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McChurch

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In the West, we tend to think of church as a weekend gathering in a special religious building. As a result, many mistakenly assume that Paul wrote his letters to a single body of people…

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How Do You Balance Productivity and Spiritual Health?

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In this episode Greg talks about balancing a productive life with a spiritually healthy one. Links: Book: Seeing is Believing http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0019.mp3

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Greg’s Review of Changing Your Mind by Victor Copan

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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…

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Giant Jesus

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Yesterday’s post featured a video of Greg sharing about the role of the church in manifesting God’s character to the world. Here are some follow-up thoughts on that topic. The NT often uses the metaphor…

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Our True Eternal Home

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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…

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Should Christians Arm Themselves?

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Jerry Falwell Jr, the president of Liberty University, recently encouraged the students to arm themselves saying, “I always thought that if more good people had concealed-carry permits, then we could end those Muslims before they…

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The Cave

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Corrigan Clay is a Jesus-follower in Haiti. He recently posted this poem on his Facebook page and we wanted to republish it here. If you’re going through a particularly dark time, this might be for…

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