“Ave Maria”

Pointed Admonition I stopped my car. A middle-aged lady, thumbing a ride, stepped in. Her speech betrayed her foreign ancestry. As our conversation grew, it turned out that she was from Brabant, Holland. But who was I? she wondered, after switching to the Dutch. A minister, I explained. Oh, an “evangelist,” she responded. And she […]

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Mary: The Image of the Christian Life

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: After His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 1:18) Is Mary the “Queen of Heaven” or an instrument to reveal the Gospel? How should we understand Mary? Recently Rowland Ward has outlined […]

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