What exactly is a reformed pastor? In this six lecture series, Dr. Ian Hamilton demonstrates that the ideal characteristics of the reformed pastor are found in Jesus Christ. Christ came to serve, and throughout history, God has used men who are dependent upon the Holy Spirit to be servants of his people. Dr. Hamilton demonstrates God's faithfulness to this pattern through the lives and ministries of men like Samuel Rutherford and John Calvin.
Fifty million dollars has disappeared into thin air from the accounts of one of the richest men in the Philippines, Tommy Ordonez. His one hope is Ava Lee - sleek, capable forensic accountant and sleuth. With the help of her Triad-connected partner, Uncle, Ava follows the money trail from San Francisco to Costa Rica to the casinos and illegal gambling dens of Las Vegas. Meanwhile, a vengeful adversary from Ava’s past has put out a contract on her life, and the shadowy hit man is close at her heels.
In The Wild Beasts of Wuhan, Wong Changxing, a rich Chinese powerbroker, has just been bilked out of $100 million in an elaborate art forgery con. His one hope of recovering the money, and of saving face, is Ava Lee - a forensic accountant with a talent for tracking down untraceable funds. With the help of her mentor, the Triad-connected Uncle, Ava traces the provenance of the meticulously forged paintings to Denmark, the Faroe Islands, New York, and London.
It is impossible to encounter God's saving grace and not be powerfully and permanently changed. John Calvin knew this. In this six-part teaching series, Pastor Ian Hamilton demonstrates that Calvinism is biblical, God-centered Christianity with important implications for our daily lives. This theology is not simply academic. It is a theology for all of life - a theology in which the grace of Jesus Christ shapes everything.
In this in-depth interview show, Black takes listeners into the minds of some of today's most fascinating celebrities and newsmakers to discuss the process of how they became, well, amazing. Black's trademark wit and natural inquisitiveness offers a behind-the-scenes viewpoint, along with laugh-out-loud humor and valuable advice from guests who are at the top of their game.