Archives for Oct 30, 2009 @ 13:28

U2 — Your Favorite?

I don’t know U2, and evidently this puts me totally out of sync with the rest of the world.  So, I need an introduction to U2 and their music.  What’s the best?  But … I do know this one: I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For. [Read more…]

Counterfeit Gods 2

Love itself can become a counterfeit god. In fact, it can become “apocalyptic romance” — that is, love can be used to attempt to gain transcendence, meaning, and ultimate joy. Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian in NYC, in Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters treats [Read More…]

Young Christian Authors: Jesse Rice

Anyone, and I mean anyone, who can help us think about how the gospel and the church and life itself is being reshaped (or influenced or revolutionized) by social media like Facebook is worth listening to. Jesse Rice’s new book, The Church of Facebook: How the Hyperconnected Are Redefining Community , is not only worth [Read More…]