We dive into chapter one of Neil Postman's thought provoking book!
A helpful book for understanding the end times in the Bible.
Amazon What is happening on the college campus? Is it really as bad as the news stories report? What can be done about it? Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff have put together a book to help. The title is long enough to make a puritan blush, but it certainly sums up the message of the … Continue reading Book Review: Coddling of the American Mind
It is nothing new to say we live in an age of information. But it is amazing to consider how relevant Neil Postman's book is today. I cannot tell you how often I have seen this book referenced. Whether it was a book on technology or culture inevitable Amusing Ourselves to Death would be called in … Continue reading Book Club: Amusing Ourselves to Death
Amazon, InterVarsity Press, CBD Today I am recommending one of my favorite books. It was required reading for an elective course in seminary. I didn't think much of this little book at first since I was swimming in heavier theological reading assigned for my other courses. However, after reading this book my wife and I … Continue reading Rookie Recommends: God’s Big Picture
Amazon I went to a military college and participated in the military cadet program there. In my second year we went on a field training exercise. The National Guard loaned us their M-16s with blanks and muzzle caps for safety. We practiced patrolling and perimeter security. My squad was assigned to patrol an outpost and … Continue reading Classics: The Red Badge of Courage
Everyone is so angry at each other. Social media is a mess. Everyone just screams and treats their opponents as evil. But when everyone is Hitler how can we live together? The Righteous Mind is a fascinating book which seeks to help us understand one another. I have actually come across Jonathan Haidt before in … Continue reading Book Review: The Righteous Mind
Review: "12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You" by Tony Reinke
Whether it is ourselves or a sibling, parent, friend or coworker, we have seen how addiction impacts not only the life of the addict but also the lives of those around them. Yet addiction can be difficult to define. Sure there are addictions that are more prominent and obvious such as drug or alcohol abuse. What about addictions to … Continue reading Rookie Recommends: The Last Addiction
(Earlier posts in this series: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6a, part 6b, part 7) Mark Twain said that "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read." To some degree that was how I felt about this book. It is a work referenced often … Continue reading Book Club: Christianity & Liberalism – Concluding Thoughts