* A theologian and pastor, Quanstrom explains the biblical call to holiness embraced by the Wesleyan tradition. Studying the Book of Romans, he considers the love/hate paradox in God, the nature of sin, the sacrifice of Jesus, the character of salvation, and faith response---and challenges believers to a renewed pursuit of this life-transforming gift! 160 pages, softcover from Beacon Hill.
’This book is a thoughtful, profound and biblical presentation of Christian holiness. Every Christian ought to read it slowly and prayerfully.’--Thomas A. Noble, PhD.Professor of TheologyNazarene Theological Seminary’Rarely have I read a book on practical holiness theology that is filled with such wisdom and balanced judgment...Quanstrom has written a work that will no doubt be celebrated by all who are willing to take the road less traveled.’--Kenneth J. Collins, Ph.D.Professor of Wesley Studies and Historical TheologyAsbury Theological SeminaryWhy is our church so anemic?Why is skepticism so rampant?From Grace to Grace is a forceful declaration of our call to holiness. We must have a renewed appreciation of God revealing Himself to respond to this call. Following the discussions in the book of Romans, Quanstrom suggests that responding to this call depends on 5 main themes--the love/hate paradox in God, the nature of sin, the sacrifice of Jesus, the character of salvation, and a trust in faith.Holiness is the evidence of God’s ability to transform the life of the believer. Quanstrom leads you on a quest to understand holiness as a pure gift that can change your life. Will you respond to the call?
Dr. Mark R. Quanstrom is in his 22nd year as the pastor of the Belleville, Illinois, First Church of the Nazarene. He is married to Debra and has three sons, Lukas, Ryan, and Daniel. He received his B.A. from ONU, his M. Div. from NTS, and his Ph.D. from St. Louis University. He is an on-line professor at Nazarene Bible College and has also taught in Bulgaria for the World Mission Department.