Overcoming Evil with Good

Overcoming Evil with Good

The role of Prayer, The Holy Spirit, and Spiritual Power in a Secular Age

Theological Study Day 2017

Author, pastor and theologian Greg Boyd joins leaders from across Be In Christ Church of Canada to discuss how we might recover an awareness of the spiritual power that has been given to us, live out the values of the kingdom of God and resist evil in a way that makes sense for today.

“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”Romans 12:21

Following Jesus in a secular age requires spiritual vigilance as opposing forces work to distract us, frustrate us, lull us to sleep and diffuse our faith. It’s easy to start feeling at home in the world’s systems of money, power, sex, busyness, consumption, security, and significance.

 “For our struggle is not against flesh & blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” Ephesians 6:12

As followers of Jesus we have the advantage if we will learn to recognize, resist, and overcome evil in the power of the Spirit of God.

The question is how?

Event Date: May 5th, 2017
Event Location: The Meeting House, Oakville

Event Speaker:
Greg Boyd

Greg Boyd is a pastor, author & theologian whose primary vision is to help the Church become the Kingdom of outrageous loving servants God called it to be, and to help non-believers discover the transforming power of Jesus Christ.

Event Reading


"God at War: The Bible Spiritual Conflict"
by Greg Boyd

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Event Handout

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Watch the Sessions:

  • 1) Introduction Jon Hand (BIC Canada) explores the baggage that can surround “Spiritual Warfare”.

  • 2) Interviews – Younger pastors & leaders from BIC Canada share their experiences with “Spiritual Warfare”.

  • 3) Session One: God with Us – Greg Boyd shares how to calibrate ourselves to recognize the ever-present Holy Spirit & respond to God’s ‘gentle nudges’.

  • 4) Session One: God with Us (Q&A) – Greg Boyd answers questions from study day attendees.

  • 5) Session Two: The World at War – Greg Boyd examines how Old & New Testaments deal with the “Spiritual Powers” of the world.

  • 6) Session Three: Living in Revolt – Greg Boyd encourages us to develop a deeper understanding of who God is & what his lordship might mean for us.

  • 7) Session Two & Three: Q&A – Greg Boyd answers questions from event attendees.

  • 7) Extras: Prayers – Sending Prayer.
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