Our Search for Meaning in all the Wrong Places

Our Search for Meaning in all the Wrong Places

Have you ever wondered why fashion changes so quickly? Why a pop star can be the hottest thing one week, and old-hat the next? And why it’s almost impossible to keep up with technology? The minute you’ve figured out how to use the latest gadget, it seems a newer, “cooler” one has superceded it.According to […]

By Sheridan VoyseyMonday 15 Mar 2010Christian Living

Have you ever wondered why fashion changes so quickly? Why a pop star can be the hottest thing one week, and old-hat the next? And why it’s almost impossible to keep up with technology? The minute you’ve figured out how to use the latest gadget, it seems a newer, “cooler” one has superceded it.

According to Mark Sayers, author of The Vertical Self, this cultural restlessness points to a deep anxiety about who we are.

The more secular the world becomes, the more we’re looking to imagery, instead of God, for our sense of self. As a result, we’re suffering a massive identity crisis, and even Christians are afflicted.

Listen Now – Mark Sayer talks about The Vertical Self