With much sadness, we announce the death of our dear brother, Elder Calvin Burrell, a great man of God. His wife, Sister Barbara Burrell shared, “Calvin passed away peacefully, surrounded by our children and grandchildren at 9:30pm on June 29 in our home. He passed as we were singing ‘The
How do we reconcile divine grace and human responsibility in the work of salvation? Ephesians 2:8 is maybe the best verse for understanding the divine-human dynamic in the work of salvation. Through this text we can assert, by introduction, that these two are reconciled within a particular covenant relationship.
My husband, Bob, and I boarded the plane together in Florida, leaving our work with troubled teens and heading north for a short vacation to visit children and grandchildren. An hour and a half later, I walked off the plane alone — following the EMT’s carrying Bob. Onboard the plane,