My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. To live beyond myself.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. My father-in-law, Gerard
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Honey Bunches of Oats
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. The biblical character Ezra.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Living in sync with one's self, significant others, creation, and God.
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