What is the meaning of life? The answer to this question has puzzled philosophers, public intellects, and cultural elites through the centuries. There is hardly any agreement on the answer, and the rise of expressive individualism over the past ten years has heightened the subjectivity of the solutions proposed.
It’s a passage that I’ve read on several occasions. But this time, a particular observation about the passage heightened my thinking on the subject.
In recent years, however, I’ve made an intentional effort to read more biographies, and now I’m hooked! In fact, I’ve come to believe that good biographies are essential for every library, and I regret not reading more of them when I was younger. Here’s why.
It’s widely known among Christians that communion should be taken seriously. But sometimes I wonder if God’s people feel an unhealthy amount of angst when coming to the Lord’s table.
Book Blurbs is a segment on the blog where I list books I’m reading along with a brief blurb about each book. The aim is to help you identify new authors and potential books of interest. Maybe I didn’t read every word of every page, but I read enough to mention them. I don’t list every book I read.
On most days, church members are bombarded by subconscious advertising and comparison traps viewed both online and in real life. Christians are being catechized and conditioned by culture to various lies on money, beauty, freedom, sexuality, and more. So the task of the Christian leader is to understand how these lies are affecting God's people, and how to interpret these lies in light of Scripture and doctrine.