This (hedonistic) paradox, long acknowledged by philosophers, is the observation...– D. Elton Trueblood, General Philosophy in Graham Cole’s He Who Gives Life
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Book Review: Love Does by Bob Goff
Goff, Bob. Love Does. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2012. 240 pp. $15.99 Never heard of Bob Goff? You likely have a better chance of him tracking you down by accident than you tracking him down. That is unless you call him using his phone number that he provides in the back of the book. Bob is one unique individual. Some people are good storytellers and some just with good stories but Bob is both,...
The Goal of Discipleship: Fighting for Image
“…disciples of Jesus are called to fight, not in physical or virtual combat, but for the noble cause of everyday faith in Jesus. We are called to beauty, not through performance, but by beholding Jesus. We fight to behold the image of the glory of God shining in the face of Jesus Christ. This faith fights, not for perfection but for belief. We fight to believe that Jesus is more...
Book Review: I Kissed Dating Goodbye by Joshua...
Harris, Joshua. I Kissed Dating Goodbye. Multnomah: Colorado Springs, 2003. 214 pp. $13.99 Every time I do book reviews these days I fall into academic review mode as if someone will be grading it. And although no one will be tagging a letter grade to this, it is important that I am sure to portray the book’s contents in a fair light and base any conclusions on what the book argues. I...
Book Review: The Gospel According to Jesus by...
Seay, Chris. The Gospel According to Jesus. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2010. 205 pp. $19.99 Bio: Chris Seay is a church planter, pastor, president of Ecclesia Bible Society, and internationally acclaimed speaker. In all he has written six books including this one and this would seemingly be one of his most important due to his claim in the title, especially for the context for which he teaches...
Born to Reproduce
“You can lead a soul to Christ in twenty minutes to a couple of hours. But it takes from twenty weeks to a couple of years to get him on the road to maturity, victorious over the sins and the recurring problems that come along. He must learn how to make right decisions. He must be warned of the various “isms” that are likely to reach out with their octopus arms and pull him in and sidetrack him. ...