Many of the recent classics feature invasive technology. 1984, Fahrenheit 451, and The Giver come to mind. The speaker on the wall, the camera in the room, the eye in the sky, always watching. Today, we live with all of these things. We’re living the classics. The only difference is who’s watching, and why. In the right […]

As a publishing person, I read books for a living. Great books. Last Thursday I carried a stack of them into a meeting and revealed that each one was an author’s “life message.” The fruit of careful study and decades of experience. Masterpieces and treasures. Not everything I read was written for me. Often I read […]

My pastor friends inspire me. Their work is redemptive — and rigorous. I see them straining at the oars for months at a time, and I see God’s grace in their wake. When we talk books, this is what I hear: commentaries, theology, and reference. Also, books about the church, leadership, spiritual life, and social issues. Plus […]