Trivial Pursuits

Trivial Pursuits

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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 qrelevant.q 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.Do you carefully screen the pictures that make you look thinner and more fashionable, and will draw more likes and comments than others? When asked, a€œ How are you doing today?a€ do you answer with the same honesty and candor that youanbsp;...

Title:Trivial Pursuits
Author:Ian Diorio
Publisher:Baker Books - 2014-04-01


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