Some of the most confusing and often controversial parts of the Bible are in the New Testament where Paul talks about Christians being chosen by God. Why does God apparently choose some and not others? Who exactly is chosen? Do we have any choice in the matter? What about those who aren’t chosen? Is God fair?
In the library today I picked up Chris Wright’s latest book, The Mission of God’s People. So far I’ve only read the introduction, but I’m excited by how Wright seeks to bring together theology and mission, helping us to realise that God’s mission, the Bible and the church cannot be separated, but all rely on each other.
After meaning to for several months, I’ve finally started my way through Chris Wright’s mammoth book, The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible’s Grand Narrative. As it’s 500 or so pages long there’s no way I’m going to remember all the good quotes when I get to the end, so I thought I might post […]