that my quest for power was merely a fervent commitment to the
important work of the kingdom. My grandiose fantasy of success was
excused as an embrace of God's big plan for my life. I had big dreams
because I had 'bold faith.' My emphasis on building a strong resume and
winning the approval of others was about making the most of my talents
and abilities for God's glory." |
As readers eavesdrop on the authors' conversations with people such as J. I. Packer, Dallas Willard, Marva Dawn, John Perkins, Jean Vanier, James Houston, and Eugene Peterson, they begin to piece together the new-old reality of following Jesus today. In the end, The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb offers a compelling vision of the way of Jesus that will challenge both individual believers and the church as a whole.
Friday, February 3, 2017
Why do so many rock-star pastors implode?