Author Archives: Craig Green

Resolved Obedience 3

Resolved Obedience 3 The Christian Church has faced many struggles and battles over Her two-thousand-year history.  Attacks from without and within are common—and they almost always have a presenting issue, the thing that is most loudly discussed, as well as … Continue reading

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Bloody Obedience

Bloody Obedience At noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon…  Mark 15:33 NIV Three hours of darkness preceded Jesus’s last breath on the cross.  All of Israel lay in darkness…  It must have reminded many … Continue reading

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Suffering Obedience

Suffering Obedience There is a connection between suffering and obedience that tends to make us uncomfortable with both.  As we enter Holy Week, it becomes impossible to separate the two—and we should eternally praise God for it! Speaking of Jesus, … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastical Obedience

Ecclesiastical Obedience Ecclesiastical is a fancy Greek word for Church—specifically, in this case, for Church leaders. Below is an email that I sent to our General Conference Delegates, who will be gathering in Saint Louis next February to determine the … Continue reading

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Trust and Obey…

Trust and Obey… When we walk with the Lord in the light of His Word, what a glory He sheds on our way!  While we do His good will, He abides with us still, and with all who will trust … Continue reading

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Passover Obedience

Passover Obedience Tina’s excitement On Wednesday night was beautiful, amazing, and impossible for her to contain.  She is currently teaching grades K thru 8 on Wednesday nights—NOT because we have a shortage of teachers, but rather because she is preparing … Continue reading

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Stewarding Obedience

Stewarding Obedience Again, the Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a man going on a long trip.  He called together his servants and entrusted his money to them while he was gone.  He gave five bags … Continue reading

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Why Obedience?

Why Obedience? It is certainly clear in Scripture that our Father appreciates obedience from His children above all things.  What is more pleasing to the Lord: your burnt offerings and sacrifices or your obedience to His voice?  Listen!  Obedience is … Continue reading

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Witness Obedience

Witness Obedience But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you.  And you will be My witnesses, telling people about Me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, In Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.  Acts 1:8 NLT … Continue reading

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Healing Obedience

Healing Obedience I will never forget an early spring Saturday now almost 16 years ago.  Our 12-year-old son Joey—without permission and without his helmet—had jumped on his bicycle and headed down our hill.  He didn’t make it very far…  Slamming … Continue reading

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