"For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace" (Isaiah 9:6).
Anyone who knows me knows I have a hard time managing my time. It’s not that I don’t have all the tools I’m supposed to have. I’ve been to all the workshops. I have all the gadgets. It’s just that I’m a spur-of-the-moment kind of guy.
We err by honoring Mary too much or by honoring her too little. Mary clearly has a central role in the unfolding drama of redemption, but is not the central character. Nothing makes that more obvious than her very own words…
This is a chapter-by-chapter review of Rob Bell's most recent book, Love Wins. I write as a professor, as a pastor and as a parent. Thus, it is my desire to be objective, edifying and to write the truth in love.
Being amazed by God’s grace is a sign of spiritual vitality. It is a litmus test of how firm and real is our grasp of the gospel and how close is our walk with Jesus Christ. Yet not all Christians find it so amazing. Why?