A Very Important Movie

Amazing GraceAmazing Grace, the movie, is the story of how William Wilberforce became a Christian and then worked to ban the English slave trade–quite literally changing the world as the British navy refused to allow slave trading by any nation. The preview is at http://www.amazinggracemovie.com/. The movie opens 2/23.

Of course, I’ve not yet seen the movie, but I know the story. It’s a dramatic story of how the church should relate to the state, bearing prophetic witness to a nation’s sins to compel change for the benefit of the vulnerable of society. Anyone will lobby to seek his own interest–it’s the church’s role to seek the interest of those who cannot speak for themselves.

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About Jay Guin

My name is Jay Guin, and I’m an elder at the University Church of Christ in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (I'm on a leave of absence for health reasons.) I wrote The Holy Spirit and Revolutionary Grace about 18 years ago. I’ve spoken at the Pepperdine, Lipscomb, ACU, Harding, and Tulsa lectureships and at ElderLink. My wife’s name is Denise, and I have four sons, Chris, Jonathan, Tyler, and Philip. I have two grandchildren. And I practice law.
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