Your best argument on your best day can only impact someone’s life… but, Jesus can change it.
Over the years, I have gotten into a lot of late night theological debates on the most insignificant subjects. I don’t claim to be a great theologian, but I enjoy pretending to be. I love bringing up topics and taking the counter stance just to see how deep we can dig into why we believe what we believe.
When Rob Bell’s “Love Wins” came out, I was one of the few people I know that actually read the whole book…twice. I got into several deep discussions using some of his arguments to see how they held up. Sometimes the other people in the room would be swayed by an argument and concede its possibilities. Most of the time, however, someone would pull out a scripture verse that would open a new door of discussion. We would go around in circles unpacking different viewpoints.
One thing I learned through these discussions is