Jesus was born a subversive King. He was born to show the world the true Kingdom and the True God, and in so doing, showed the world how the Roman kingdom was false. In the spirit of Jesus’ subversive intention, Greg shows us a way to be subversive with the Christmas culture of the western world.
Archive for ‘November, 2010’
Tagged as Caesar, Christmas, Consumerism, Haiti, Subversive
We hope to raise $21,000 during the four weeks before Christmas in order to dig a well and establish clean water distribution in the village of Lougou and also to provide clean water for thousands of families in Cite Soleil for four months.
Don’t have a place to go this Thanksgiving or know of someone who is spending Thanksgiving alone? We’re hosting a Thanksgiving Feast here at church!
Ask Greg is a blog series where Greg will answer questions asked by you. Several people have asked questions about free will and heaven, including Jeremy in Cottage Grove and Sarah in England. “Is there free will in heaven? If so, how do we know we won’t mess up in heaven like we do on earth?”
Tagged as Battle, Center, Hurricane, Merry-go-round, Peace, Renewal
A central aspect of living as a Christian is lining up our life with the revealed Word of God. The battlefield of our living is actually waged in our soul, our mind. God wants us to understand exactly who we are in His eyes, so that our understanding will lead to right living according to the revealed Word of God.
Tagged as Greg Boyd, Jesus' Greatest, Sermon Series, Sermons, Upper Room
In addition to speaking regularly at Woodland Hills, Greg has preached at other churches across the country and the world. He’s currently doing a four part series called “Jesus’ Greatest” at Upper Room, a church in Robbinsdale, MN. You can now download or listen to the audio of the first two sermons from their web site.
Tagged as Contact, fear, Individualism, Judgment, relationships, space
All of us long for deep contact with God and with others. Yet, fear of judgment and having no space in our lives to develop deep contact hinder us when trying to find deep contact with others. God wants us to know that we need not fear judgment to make space in our lives for contact with Him and others.
We’re starting a blog series called “Ask Greg,” where Greg will answer questions asked by you. Have questions about church? Theology? How to program a VCR in under 6 hours? Submit it using the link below and he may answer it on our blog!
Tagged as Balance, Exorcism, mammon, Money, Stewardship, Undivided
One of the main spiritual strongholds that we deal with is “mine-ing” stuff. We want to acquire stuff, label it as ours and create divisions in our souls that separate us from God. God wants us to heal these divisions by renouncing the false god, Mammon.
Tagged as Care Ministry, Project Home, Undercurrents
This Undercurrent video reveals Project Home, a temporary homeless shelter that Woodland Hills has hosted several times.