Randall J. Greene

I am a guy seeking God, pursued by Christ, and living in grace. Everything I am is a work in progress, and I'm trying really hard to learn something along the way.
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My Family

My wife's name is Shannon, and she is a far better writer, theologian, etc. than I am (check her out). We have an amazing corgi-chihuahua mix named Oscar that keeps us company.

My Location

We live in a comfy little house in Kansas City, Missouri, which we absolutely love. We grew up in St. Louis, though, and will always be Cardinals fans.

My Day Job

I work as a web strategist for a church here in Kansas City. At the same time, I am pursuing a Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree at Central Baptist Theological Seminary.

Whispers of a Stronger Faith

In Whispers of a Stronger Faith: Stories of Faith and Discovery, I have chronicled my story of wrestling with the fundamentalist Christian worldview in which I was raised. This short Kindle book was released in October 2016, and you can pick up a copy for just $0.99 as a Kindle book or for $5.99 in paperback.

Reconciliation is the Gospel
Reconciliation is the Gospel

Reconciliation is the Gospel

We live in a broken world filled with division. We know that; we feel it. Right now, the United Methodist Church is gearing up for a special conference where they will be voting on how they can – or can’t – stay united in the midst of their passionate...

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The Humiliation of Wisdom
The Humiliation of Wisdom

The Humiliation of Wisdom

At the cross, God gave the ultimate demonstration of reorienting the world, a revelation of the ways in which God’s priorities often did not align with the priorities of humanity. By yielding to the cross, Jesus Christ embodied a narrative that Israel’s prophets had proclaimed centuries before—that God’s ways were not the ways of humanity, and that God had chosen the path of weakness to shame the strength of the world.
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Exploring the God-Breathed Nature of Scripture
Exploring the God-Breathed Nature of Scripture

Exploring the God-Breathed Nature of Scripture

In the book of Joshua, God commanded the Israelites to take the land of Canaan by conquest and utterly destroy its native inhabitants. If a nation attempted to do that today, we'd call it mass genocide. If someone said God had told them to do it, we'd call them a religious terrorist. How can we make sense of the violence of the Hebrew Bible in light of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ?
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The Symbolism in my Tattoo
The Symbolism in my Tattoo

The Symbolism in my Tattoo

I recently finished a tattoo on my forearm. In total, I spent about 18 months working through the design and I get a lot of questions about what it means, so I thought I’d put together a quick blog post explaining some of the details.
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