#IAmGoing Weekend Reading

What Does a World Without Billy Graham Look Like? Aaron Earls

On February 21, 2018, Billy Graham left our world and entered into the next. What did he leave behind?

In the year since Graham’s death, modern-day evangelicalism has had its fault lines surrounding ethnicity, gender, and politics exposed.

In addition, numerous high-profile pastors and Christian leaders have resigned or been forced out for personal moral failings, mishandling allegations of sexual abuse, and significant character flaws. …Read More.

10 Books That Reveal the Idolatrous Nature of Marxism: Bruce Ashford

Here are ten books I recommend for people who wish to understand the idolatrous nature of Marxism and its corrosive effects on individuals and societies. Although Marx intended to liberate society and alleviate its suffering, his ideological framework unfortunately and necessarily suppresses society, induces poverty, and supplants religion. Marxism is not primarily an economic theory. It is primarily a surrogate religion. And it is creeping into the worldview of many Americans, including American Christians.

I will describe each book and then rank its level of difficulty on a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the most difficult. Level 1 is the category for a book you could give to any friend or family member. Level 5 is the category for a book that might be required in a PhD seminar. …Read More.

10 Internal Signs of a Leadership Ego Problem: Chuck Lawless

Some people are openly arrogant. Even if they don’t always recognize it, others quickly see it in them. I hope, though, that church leaders would not be among that number. On the other hand, many of us struggle privately with ego. To help you determine if that’s the case for you, here are some signs honest, vulnerable pastors have shared with me over the years. …Read More.