The Root of Broken Relationships
Category: Sermons and Video Clips
Tags: Creation, God's Love, Love, Relationships
God’s goal for creation is for us to receive his perfect love in such a way that we all become prisms that reflect this love. However, you don’t have to look very far to notice…
Podcast: Can We Really Have a Personal Relationship with Jesus?
Category: ReKnew Podcast
Tags: Experiencing Jesus, Jesus, Relationships
It’s all about parts and wholes in this rip-roaring journey through the historical development of certain pietistic trends as Greg introduces his listeners to Depeche Mode Theology. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0228.mp3
Religion that Blinds Us to God
Tags: Jesus, Relationships, Religion, Religious Idolatry
For a variety of reasons, many Jews at the time of Jesus had come to believe that heaven had been closed since the writing of the last book of the Old Testament. God was distant…
Why Are We So Mired in Violence?
Tags: Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Flood, Love, Relationships, Trinity, Violence
Topics: The Problem of Evil
In his marvelous little book entitled The Great Divorce, C. S. Lewis envisioned hell as a realm in which people are forever moving farther away from one another. Hell is the ultimate, cosmic, suburban sprawl!…
When God is Revealed
Tags: Cruciform Theology, God, God's Character, Jesus, Relationships, Trust
Whether we’re talking about our relationship with God or with other people, the quality of our relationships can never go beyond the level of trust the relating parties have in each other’s character. We cannot…
Your Spiritual “Say-So”
Tags: Kingdom Living, Prayer, Relationships
In yesterday’s post, I summarized what Jesus and the rest of the Bible says about prayer. For many, that is enough. “God said it, I believe it, that settles it for me.” But for others, like…
Tags: Community, Confession, Counter-Culture, Judgment, Kingdom Living, Love, Relationships
Jessica Lucia via Compfight On Tuesday Greg tweeted, “We inevitably acclimate to our environment. We can’t hope to be counter-cultural unless we’re embedded in a counter-cultural community.” Surely almost all Christian leaders would agree with…
Tags: Honesty, Prayer, Relationships, Sermons, Unconditional Love
This is the sermon clip entitled Honest to God that should have appeared last week. Sorry. Sometimes life gets a bit busy. In this short sermon clip, Greg introduces the idea that one of our…
I have forgiven, but how do I trust again?
Tags: Christian Life, Forgiveness, Relationships
READER: A while back, a friend of mine seriously hurt and betrayed me. After three years of not seeing one another (her choice), she humbly repented, told me she was sorry, and asked for my forgiveness. I have forgiven her and we are starting to be friends again. But now what? How do I open my heart to her again? How do I start “testing the waters” to see if I can trust again?
Must wives submit to husbands?
Tags: Christian Life, Essay, Marriage, Relationships
The apostle Paul writes: Wives, be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife just as Christ is the head of the church, the…