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 meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Jesus. And I'd ask him to increase my faith.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Darth Vader
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
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