n this short but profound book, Andy Crouch argues that modern technology has empowered us to pursue ‘mastery without relationship’ and ‘abundance without dependence’. We’ve essentially traded our personhood for superpower, without realising the hidden trade-offs that diminish our 'muchness'. The good news is that there is a way to change from slaves of devices into masters of instruments – creating a world where we can be both connected, and fully alive.
With a successful (and scandal-free) track record of four decades, Martin Kuscus proved himself one of a rare breed of credible public sector leaders who shaped the South African democratic landscape for the better. His memoir calls on emerging leaders to redefine the game of power, and live with admirable character in a world dominated by self-serving compromise.
Creation Regained is a crisp, clear introduction to developing an integrated, biblical worldview. Outlining three basic chapters in human history (creation, fall, and redemption), Wolters shows how defining the gospel in narrow and shallow ways discredit the breadth and depth of God’s redemptive plan.
Part of the 'purpose-driven life' genre, Garden City's most valuable contribution lies in its lucid exposition of how to integrate work and rest. It provides a Biblical, effective antidote to contemporary culture's consuming drive to work (and consume) more than ever before.
In this compelling book, Timothy Keller deftly interrogates the complexity of what shapes and drives us - on a personal and societal level. If the incomplete joys of this world have left you disillusioned and resentful, Counterfeit Gods will prove an astute guide on the journey to contentment.
When we see our daily work as a calling, we experience a rich integration and sustainable energy in our lives. Costa speaks to our deeply personal convictions about who we are, and points the way to finding our purpose in the world.