Vance Olson, originally from Canada, worked as a church planter and pastor in London England for many years before returning to Canada. He has been married to Sarah for 29 years and they have 5 children.
Through the eyes of David the Psalmist, this book probes the meaning of Jesus’ death and resurrection: the defining and actual giving of love; the deep, true love of God the Father and Jesus. The fact that David saw this event 1000 years before it happened—even more clearly than those actually standing at Golgotha in AD 33—is central to its great mystery. A salvation for all people at all times.
From the trees in Eden to the two witnesses of Revelation, this book grapples with knowledge, power and the human heart. The great debates of human history are examined in the light of the mind of Christ; with the inevitable conclusion that both sides of every loveless argument are wrong. Our only hope is the love of God the Father himself: revealed in Jesus, and made real in the Holy Spirit.
‘The Road to Eden’ is the story of my quest to apprehend the other-worldly desires – call them, romantic, poetic, or spiritual – that arise in every human heart. What are these yearnings? And from what realm do they hail?