My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. To live beyond myself.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. New York Times bestselling author.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Failing God and others...
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Darth Vader
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
December 07, 2009When most think about God they think of rules, commands, judgments and wrath—with the cherished counterbalance of grace and forgiveness sprinkled in. In American evangelicalism the goal of faith appears to center on “believing” the right thing—believing the gospel. But if “belief” is the only goal of the gospel, then once a person believes, life is futureless—we’ve done it all; we’ve finished the race because the finish line is “spiritual enlightenment.”
I’m not suggesting that belief isn’t critical and the place we must start—it is—but... see more