Book Updates

I’m now a little over halfway done with the first installment of the Lord of the Rings story. I hope Evan has his acoustic guitar re-strung, tuned, and ready to roll.  Elrond will appreciate it. Am I using that right?

I’m also about 1/3 of the way through Radical. Still enjoying it. Challenges me just about every time I read.

We take Jesus’ command in Matthew 28 to make disciples of all nations and we say, “That means other people.” But we look at Jesus’ command in Matthew 11:28, “Come to me, all you who are weary and heavy burdened, and I will give you rest,” and we say, “Now, that means me.” We take Jesus’ promise in Acts 1:8 that the Spirit will lead us to the ends of the earth and we say, “That means some people.” But we take Jesus’ promise in John 10:10 that we will have abundant life, and we say, “That means me.”

In the process we have unnecessarily (and unbiblically) drawn a line of distinction, assigning the obligations of Christianity to a few while keeping the privileges of Christianity for us all. (73)

I am sure pictures of Ethan will come soon. . . 🙂

One Reply to “Book Updates”

  1. Oh, I’m sure Elrond would appreciate the soothing sounds of a well-strung acoustic guitar! Now, if we could just get Evan to do a solo in Elvish – that would really be something.

    As to the quotes from “Radical,” I’m sure none of that applies to me. 🙂

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