The Big Story

The Big Story

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What is your story? When strangers meet today they often ask not, a€œWhat do you do?, a€ but a€œWhat is your story?a€ Everybody has a story. And everybody on the planet believes some larger story in order to make sense of the smaller story of their life. We want our lives to fit within a larger plota€”complete with a sense of history, conflict resolution, forward movement, and future. So, the better question to ask is, a€œWhat sort of story are you in?a€ Most people believe false stories that leave them disillusioned, enslaved, and hopeless. Secular stories of chasing success and religious stories of doing good works can both leave us feeling exhausted and empty. Only Christianity, only the old and ongoing story of the Bible, offers a story thata€™s big enough to make sense of both the beauty and brokenness in our lives and in our world. At the center of this story is a God who disturbs our life in order to set us free.A recent USA Today article by Cathy Grossman titled, a€œMore Americans Customize Religion to Fit Their Personal Needs, a€ cites ... If we can get a pair of shoes to match every outfit, a suit for every occasion, a cell phone case that expresses ouranbsp;...

Title:The Big Story
Author:Justin Buzzard
Publisher:Moody Publishers - 2013-05-15


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