My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. To live beyond myself.
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. 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 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Authenticity, compassion, faithfulness
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Darth Vader
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