Does the Bible Really Say That?: Challenging Our Assumptions in the Light of Scripture
Does God have a specific plan for your life? Does God want to heal us all? This book started as one article, looking at whether God has a plan for our lives. But then the idea grew and the author...
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Does God have a specific plan for your life? Does God want to heal us all? This book started as one article, looking at whether God has a plan for our lives. But then the idea grew and the author wondered whether there were other things that deserve a hard look. 'What about forgiveness, evangelism, and spiritual growth? What about Genesis? Are we missing some of the richness and depth of our faith because we don't like to ask the questions we ought to ask? Are there different ways of thinking about old truths that might challenge and inspire us? Are there, even, old truths that turn out not to be true after all?' In this biblically faithful book, Mark Woods takes a forensic look at some favourite evangelical assumptions and asks whether they are built on strong Scriptural foundations. Is the truth deeper, more radical and more dangerous?
Mark Woods is a Baptist minister who moved into religious journalism after sixteen years in pastoral ministry. He served as editor of <i The Baptist Times</i and then as consulting editor of <i The Methodist Recorder,</i and is now a contributing editor for the online magazine <i Christian Today.</i He is in leadership in his home church and in his spare time enjoys films and the outdoors.