Lee Harmon, The Dubious Disciple, brings his third book to release through Energion Publications and we are honored he did. The River of Life: Where Liberal and Conservative Christianity Meet expresses a vigorous spiritual view, as Lee is a liberal Christian, but it does so for the purpose of inviting conversation and understanding. Perhaps those of us who are in different streams of Christian thought need to consider that others also have something to contribute, that their disagreements with us do not represent apostasy or heresy but rather their unique and valuable experience of God.
One great comment: There are many reasons to read this book. Personally, I found myself several times closing the book to pray and give thanks and ponder the words I’d just read—how fitting: a book on prayer that prompts the reader to prayer and reflection. … Read more at the Bowden Blog.
The cross reveals the fullness of Jesus’ love for humankind in all its ambiguity and sin. Willing to embrace his destiny as God’s beloved child and healer, Jesus faces the agony of Calvary. He did not want to die, nor did he wish to suffer excruciating pain. Still, Jesus placed his suffering and abandonment in…