Trivial Pursuits

Why Your Real Life Is More Than Media, Money, and the Pursuit of Happiness
Product Number: EB00244404
Released: Apr 01, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441245571
Publisher: Baker Books
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Description

Your life is not a reality show. It's actual reality. But too many of us spend our lives on trivial pursuits-media, money, perpetual youth, and a culture of constant entertainment. We try to avoid the realities of pain, depression, loneliness, and mortality by filling our lives with diversions. Even worse, our churches that might use the reality of pain and suffering to point us to the cross instead dress the gospel up in the world's clothing so that it will seem more "relevant." With pinpoint accuracy, LA club DJ turned pastor Ian DiOrio diagnoses the problem and gives us the cure. Exposing our most common empty attempts to find meaning apart from God, DiOrio points us back to God and exhorts us to find meaning in our identities as followers of Christ, as shapers of culture, and as people who participate in communities of worship.

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Author(s): Ian Diorio
Original Publish Date: Apr 01, 2014

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