How can we make our lives matter?
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson lived in serious times. And, because they chose to live serious lives, they turned the course of history.
As the modern era transitions into postmodern turbulence, we, too, find ourselves in serious times. How can we make a difference in the world around us? How can we be an influence for Christ? Most important, how can we make our lives matter?
There is a a great movement of God set loose in the world. In this book, James Emery White explores what it means to be at the front lines of what God is doing. When serious times are met with serious lives, the kingdom of God is advanced.
Come and discover a life of significance.
"It is quite a feat to write a reflective, historically grounded book about urgency, but James White has accomplished exactly that."
"My soul is quaking under the impact of this book. Rather than another yawning treatise on cultural demise, Jim White calls us to 'kick at the darkness till it bleeds light.' And the way we kick, he rightly assesses, is with 'deepened souls and developed minds.' Fill our churches, Lord, with such illumined saints, and start with me."
"James Emery White has done it again. In this new work, Serious Times, he has given us not only a thorough analysis of the cultural challenges we currently face but a skillfully developed response that calls for the church to deepen our souls and develop our minds as we seek to answer the call of our day. White's well-written and readable volume is indeed a serious mandate for these serious times. The theological depth and careful thinking displayed throughout the book will strengthen pastors, teachers and laypeople who engage in these important issues. I heartily commend this book."
"A compelling charge to Christians regarding how they will seek to influence today?s world."
1. The Second Fall
2. The World That Lives in Us
3. The Ciy of Dreadful Delight
4. Deepening Our Souls
5. Developing Our Minds
6. Answering the Call
7. Aligning with the Church