Book Recommendations

How do you build your life? That’s a question that the writer of Ecclesiastes relentlessly works through as he works through our frustrating experience and our frustrated intuitions.  Our culture has many competing ideas on pursuing the good life.  Some tell you to...

WORTHWHILE READINGS

One of the delights of being in a rich, high technology culture is that we can readily get excellent books.  These books are being added to the church distributed library, and I would commend them to you. Jesus Made in America by Stephen Nichols – A Cultural History...

Trying to figure out if you’re wrong

One of the idols of our age is that we are both the source and the measure of right.  Thus, we look inside ourselves for the most reliable answers and strive to be true to our truest self.  That begs the question of whether we can ever be wrong, or how to change if we...

Reading vs. The Internet

“Reading matters”—my two-word summary of the last couple Pastor’s Heart columns. That’s why we have the internet, right? With just a point and a click, you can fill your computer screen with all sorts of stuff to read: news, how-to’s, celebrity gossip, blogs,...