Is God All Powerful? A Theology of Consent (with Jonathan Foster)

Joy and woundedness, pain and beauty are all wrapped up together.


Classical theology emphasizes God’s omnipotence, or Power. As Jonathan Foster says in his book, “Theology of Consent” this makes God the “All-Powerful God of Power.” But is the idea that God is all-powerful helpful? Is it even true?

Jonathan Foster is an award winning author and podcaster who recently received his doctoral degree from NorthWind Seminary. Jonathan and his son Shay founded Love Haiti helping Haitians help Haitians.

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