The book was written in 1986, (how is it possible that 30 years have passed?) but it is more relevant now than it was then. Neil Postman prophetically spoke of this 21st-century culture when he wrote Amusing Ourselves to Death. I think the mindset that is needed today is exactly what Neil Postman recommended 30 … More Parenting as An Act of Rebellion Against American Culture
Wednesday is for Prayer Found some more reasons to pray and cultivate a life of prayer. I just read a statistic proving Neil Postman right, that we are entertaining ourselves to death in America. Increasingly we are living for trivialities. Revival is the nation’s only hope and no revival has ever happened that wasn’t preceded … More What Do “Angry Birds” have to do with the Gospel?
Monday Discussion And he went up on the mountain and called to him those whom he desired, and they came to him. And he appointed twelve (whom he also named apostles) so that they might be with him and he might send them out to preach. Mark 3:13-14 (ESV) Jesus walked physically and spiritually with … More “I Can’t Change the World, I’m Amusing Myself to Death”
The following is a response I gave a number of years ago to a non-christian blogger who was trying to understand Christians. His name was Zack and I think he was genuinely seeking truth. He was also very committed to being secular, and “progressive.” In this post, I simply wanted to raise some doubt in … More Engaging the Non-Christian Mind