Worth a Look 7.23.12
Kindle Deal of the Day: Power Failure: Christianity in the Culture of Technology by Albert Borgmann. $3.99.
Albert Borgmann’s Power Failure raises some crucial, if disconcerting, questions: If technology liberates us, exactly what kind of liberation does it promise? Do we really feel free? Are we prospering, and by what definition? Borgmann looks at the relationship between Christianity and technology by examining some of the “invisible” dangers of a technology-driven lifestyle.
Do you see how this is going? You don’t even have to mention homosexuality or gay marriage. All you have to say is that you are pro-family, and certain municipalities will exile your business. Welcome to the brave new world of tolerance.
There was a clear relationship between the size of the church and the presence of a new member class. Simply stated, the larger the church, the more likely the church would have a new member class. Furthermore, the larger the church, the greater the likelihood the church would make a new member class a requisite for membership.
We often fail to consider the work of our Father before we arrive on the scene. We wrongly think we are the first domino to fall in God’s plan…
God does not exclude anyone from the hope and promise of the Gospel.
The good news is that we’re all invited. But unless we extend the invitation, it’s just a story.