My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. To live beyond myself.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Anywhere with my bride of 32 years.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. A photographic memory.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Failing God and others...
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