This Is Our Time: Everyday Myths in Light of the Gospel by Trevin Wax

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Many Christians feel bombarded by the messages they hear and the trends they see in our rapidly changing world.

How can we resist being conformed to the pattern of this world? What will faithfulness to Christ look like in these tumultuous times? How can we be true to the gospel in a world where myths and false visions of the world so often prevail?

In This is Our Time, Trevin Wax provides snapshots of twenty-first-century American Life in order to help Christians understand the times. By analyzing our common beliefs and practices (smartphone habits, entertainment intake, and our views of shopping, sex, marriage, politics, and life’s purpose), Trevin helps us see through the myths of society to the hope of the gospel.

As faithful witnesses to Christ, Trevin writes, we must identify the longing behind society’s most cherished myths (what is good, true, beautiful), expose the lie at the heart of these myths (what is false and damaging), and show how the gospel tells a better story – one that exposes the lie but satisfies the deeper longing.

 



Title : This Is Our Time: Everyday Myths in Light of the Gospel
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ISBN : 1433648474
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 240 pages


Reviews


Kyle rated it ★★★★★

February 12, 2017

This book is the most relevant for our time that I have read in quite a while. Our youth group has just finished participating in a Discipleship Now weekend, and all I could think about is how badly our youth need this book. Christians everywhere need this book. The Church needs this book! Trevin...


Russell rated it ★★★★★

February 09, 2017

I do not know how to start out this review other than saying that I have been uniquely blessed by "This is Our Time". This is the most relevant book I have read in years. Trevin Wax goes after the myths heart of our culture in America with a Gospel scalpel of unique precision.From social media to...


Piper rated it ★★★★★

July 22, 2017

Excellent


Jonathan rated it ★★★★★

March 11, 2017

Great gospel saturated book. Wax examines crucial myths that Christians believe that are not biblical and are not in keeping with the gospel. His writing is crisp, thoughtful, deeply researched and very needed in our church today. Highest recommendation


Jeanie rated it ★★★★★

March 08, 2017

Here's why experiencing God's love matters for the fortifying of Christian faith and witness in our day. If you fail to get this truth deep down into your heart, if you fail to recognize God's unfailing, unchanging love for you no matter your circumstances, you will not be able to represent Him w...


Anni rated it ★★★★★

August 29, 2017

I requested to review this book after I heard the author speak on the radio about it. I was so impressed with the logic and applicability of the book, I wanted a chance to read it and make it more known. Just like the book of Hebrews points out that this tradition or that tradition in Judaism was...


Chris rated it ★★★★☆

May 03, 2017

There are timeless books and there are timely books. This one is timely, meaning though there are principles that can be gleaned in the future, it is very much about our time now in the mid-2010s. I love that the book gave me a vocabulary to talk about the things I see in our culture that just do...


Zeke rated it ★★★★★

June 17, 2017

I feel like I have conversations with high school students and other people often where they are making assumptions about the way the world is and should be. Wax does a great job speaking to several of those assumed cultural narratives and ways the gospel is a better answer than the world gives....


Larry rated it ★★★★★

July 08, 2017

Should be required reading for all church leaders, teachers, pastors, or for that matter all believers. This is the time we are given,it may not be to our liking or choosing, but we must understand it so we can be faithful


Brandon rated it ★★★★★

June 12, 2017

If you want to understand what faithfulness looks like in our time, I highly highly recommend it. You'll learn how to identify our culture's lies and longings as well as how the gospel presents a better way forward. Get this!





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