There are questions we all ask at some point in our lives: Does God exist? Is there life after death? What is the meaning of life?
Life's Biggest Questions by Erik Thoennes seeks to answer these meaningful questions by looking to the Bible. If you aren't really sure what to believe, or if you've been sure of the answers for a long time but want to solidify the foundation of your faith, this concise book takes seriously the inquiries of the ages and leads you to investigate the truth for yourself.
Tackles fifteen of lifes biggest questions relating to God and his relationship to humanity by presenting biblical answers. An excellent crash course on Christianity for believers and seekers alike.
Erik Thoennes (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor and department chair of biblical and theological studies at Biola University and a pastor at Grace Evangelical Free Church in La Mirada, California. Previously he was a professor at Wheaton College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author of numerous articles and several books. Erik lives with his wife, Donna, and their four children.
Dr. Thoennes is a masterful teacher. With biblical precision and profound understanding, he comes to grips with the most often asked questions about the gospel. The beauty of following Christ comes through with such clarity that the reader will want to fall in love with Jesus all over again." -Robert E. Coleman, Distinguished Professor of Discipleship and Evangelism, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; author, The Master Plan of Evangelism
"A concise and engaging introduction to the core beliefs of the Christian faith that would be helpful both to followers of Christ and those who are investigating the Christian faith and want to understand what Christians believe. Not only does Thoennes show how these beliefs are rooted in Scripture but he also helps us see how they practically relate to the Christian life." -Keith Johnson, Director, Theological Education and Development, Campus Crusade for Christ
"It is refreshing to see a book that addresses our deepest concerns from a distinctively theological perspective. Professor Thoennes is a master communicator, and Life's Biggest Questions is marked by an accessible, interesting style. The book is filled with content and distinctively characterized by repeated examples of practical application. It is a fun read and would make an excellent text for a course in theology or Christian worldview." -J.P. Moreland, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Talbot School of Theology
"This splendid book provides clear and concise answers to life's greatest questions. It is a perfect volume for intelligent truth seekers and Christians who want to build a firmer biblical foundation for their faith." -Lyle Dorsett, Billy Graham Professor of Evangelism, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University