Many of us have experienced buyer’s remorse. We have felt a legitimate internal longing; there was something within us that needed resolution. We were dissatisfied and discontent. We then had something pitched to us — material or immaterial — that promised satisfaction, and after consideration we took the bait. We made the investment and for a brief time we … More Disillusioned and Dying of Thirst
When I go to eat at one of the local Chinese restaurants in my city, a statue of Buddha can be seen perched near the front door. This pagan idol shows the allegiance of the business owners. It presents to their patrons that in which they trust. Sadly, their statue also proclaims they are still in bondage to … More Dead and Obese Substitutes
All men have this in common, we can take anything good and turn it into an idol. It was John Calvin who said, “Man’s mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition … it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.” An idol is much more than … More Did We Idolize Christmas?