Transformation

Podcast: Is Buddhism More Transformative than Christianity?

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Greg looks at faith and transformation and compares Christianity with other worldviews. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0462.mp3

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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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Saul Never Became Paul — The Myth of the Radical Name Change

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Article by Kurt Willems Today, I have something that may be a huge paradigm shift for you. ​You’ve heard the story: Saul became Paul. It’s a powerful story. A Jewish man once hell-bent on the…

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Seeing and Knowing God

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There are many scripture passages that seem to suggest that the way people view God often says more about them than it does about God. Our perception of God, as well as other spiritual truths,…

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The Image That Transforms

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With the Advent of Jesus, we see the icon of God, the One in whom the otherwise invisible God is seen. The word icon comes from the Greek word for “image” (eikon). While it is…

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Change That Is Real

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With the coming of Christ, which we celebrate during the Advent season, the Father, Son, and Spirit made a way for us to be incorporated into the triune fellowship. We are placed in Christ through…

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Why Your Imagination Matters

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The flesh, which we discussed in this post earlier this week, is shaped by Satan’s web of deception that deeply infects our imaginations. This is why it has such power to move us to perform…

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Overcoming the Flesh

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In Monday’s post, we talked about the nature of the flesh. Here let’s introduce the work of the Spirit in overcoming the flesh. The Holy Spirit’s goal in pointing us to Christ is to replace…

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What the Cross Tells Us About God

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Whether we’re talking about our relationship with God or with other people, the quality of the relationship can never go beyond the level of trust the relating parties have in each other’s character. We cannot…

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How to be Transformed

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We are transformed as we gaze upon the beauty and glory of God. Paul put it this way, “And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image…

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How to Produce the Fruit of the Spirit

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When the New Testament tells us to be loving, joyful, peaceful, kind and so on, it is not giving us a new set of behaviors that we are to strive to accomplish. Striving to attain…

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The Danger of the Penal Substitution View of Atonement

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About 25 years ago I was traveling on the freeway to somewhere or other and I stopped at a truck stop to get a bite to eat. I sat down at the counter next to…

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“I’m Saved, but I Still Struggle. Why?”

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Many people become Christians thinking that salvation means that they will be free from the struggle with sinful behaviors or destructive ways of thinking. How can Christ live in us while at the same time…

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Why the “Try Harder” Solution Fails

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Mike via Compfight So much social media interaction is shaped by conversations about what people should or should not do or how people should or should not think. This seems to be even worse within…

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From the Heart: Transformation

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We absolutely love getting letters of testimony. If you have been impacted by this ministry in a significant way, please consider sharing your story with us. Here’s one we received this week that rocked our…

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