The love of God expressed in Christ on the cross shows the radical lengths God is willing to go to restore us. This healing of our relationship with God takes the form of a covenant, not a contract.
Archive for ‘April, 2010’
Tagged as Books, Greg Boyd, Present Perfect, transformation
Greg just released a new book called Present Perfect: Finding God in the Now.
Tagged as Cambodia, Haiti, Mexico, mission trip, Missions, Mississippi, Undercurrents
This Undercurrent video give updates on recent mission trips to Haiti, Cambodia, Mexico and Waveland, Mississippi.
The love of God expressed in Christ on the cross was “foolishness to the Gentiles” and “a stumbling block to the Jews”. God’s love is scandalous to us all in different ways.
Tagged as Greg Boyd, inauguration, Media Coverage, Rhode Island
On Thursday, April 8, 2010, Greg spoke at the inauguration of the new president of the University of Rhode Island. Although his message ended up going fine, there was a bit of a stir leading up to his speech.
It is impossible to fully grasp God’s love because it is infinite! The best we can do is humbly recognize our limitations in this way and give ourselves over to the overwhelming love that God extends to us.
On April 10, we began our spring sermon series, Scandalous Love!
In the story of the Prodigal Son, the son leaves home and experiences intensely that something is missing. Eventually he comes to his senses and goes home to his father. Greg connected this desire that the son felt to the German word sehnsucht which is a powerful form of longing that we all feel at times in our lives.