WHAT IF I DON'T FEEL LIKE GOING TO CHURCH?By Gunner GundersenReview copy courtesy of the Crossway Blog Review Program That's a great question! It represents a tension we probably all have felt. Who has not had a Saturday night when they had that realization, with a twinge of dread, "Ah man, we've got church tomorrow!" I mean, I serve as a pastor, and I still have those … [Read more...] about What If I Don’t Feel Like Going to Church?
HUMAN RITES (Audiobook)The Power of Rituals, Habits, and SacramentsBy Dru JohnsonNarrated by Trevor JohnsonCourtesy of Eerdmans How might your everyday, never-think-twice-about routines be shaping and forming you, for good or bad? Dru Johnson invites us to consider this question. In Human Rites, Johnson explores how our schedules and smart phones, sacraments and … [Read more...] about The Power of Rituals, Habits, and Sacraments
CONFRONTING CHRISTIANITY12 Hard Questions for the World's Largest ReligionBy Rebecca McLaughlin In Confronting Christianity, McLaughlin takes on some of the toughest modern objections to Christianity with care and concision. She tackles these questions, a chapter at a time: Aren’t we better off without religion?Doesn’t Christianity crush diversity?How can you say … [Read more...] about Confronting Christianity
DIGITAL MINIMALISMChoosing a Focused Life in a Noisy WorldBy Cal Newport Would you have more life if you had less tech? Cal Newport explores this question in Digital Minimalism, and his answer is emphatically "yes." Newport considers the effects of technology and social media on our productivity and wellbeing. While various social platforms can have many upsides, … [Read more...] about Digital Minimalism
THE EXPLICIT GOSPEL By Matt Chandler, with Jared Wilson In The Explicit Gospel, Matt Chandler (with Jared Wilson) seeks to clearly explain the content, scope, and trajectory of the Gospel so that it is, well, explicit. By "explicit," Chandler means both full and bold, as well as clear and obvious. Full and bold because our understanding of the Gospel is too small. Clear … [Read more...] about The Explicit Gospel