I don’t just believe; I know

“But as for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, and he will stand upon the earth at last. “And after my body has decayed, yet in my body I will see God! I will see him for myself. Yes, I will see him with my own eyes. I am overwhelmed at the thought!” — Job 19:25-27 (NIV) I know. I am convinced. I ... Continue reading

Grace is for life

One specific errant concept has done inestimable harm to the church and God's purposes with us—and that is the concept that has restricted the Christian idea of salvation to mere forgiveness of sins. Yet it is so much more. Salvation as conceived today is far removed from what it was in the ... Continue reading

Martian perspectives

The Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is about to get down and dirty on the Red Planet, and what I want to know is, who's driving? Suppose you were the NASA engineer assigned to put that 400-million-dollar dune buggy through its paces. Imagine that it's your job to tool around a rock-strewn planet 38 ... Continue reading