Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Books: You Can’t Move a Hippo by Michael Catchpool, The Reason for God by Tim Keller, Jesus + Nothing = Everything by Tullian Tchividjian, god is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens, The Humiliation of the Word by Jacques Ellul.
Quote: “It is often the case that people whose lives have been harder and who are ‘lower on the character scale’ are more likely to recognize their need for God and turn to Christianity. So we should expect that many Christians’ lives would not compare well to those of the nonreligious” (Tim Keller, The Reason for God, 54).
Poll/Study/Article: Decline in Belief in God Masks Rise in Superstition
My life is one of contradictions. I’m a southern boy living in northern New England; a boring guy married to super-fun girl; a conservative pastor in a progressive Christian denomination; a changed man in need of change; a sinner loved by a holy and perfect God.