Spirituality cannot be an escape from reality. Jesus Christ empowers us to live in the world in ways that glorify God, enhance the well-being of others, and transform our world. We are encouraged to take life seriously in all its dimensions: personal, social, economic, cultural, political and spiritual. Here are 110 faith-stretching reflections on many issues of daily living. Each is an encouragement to live life realistically, proactively, and with hope.
Charles Ringma is Professor of Missions and Evangelism at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has previously done mission work among the Aborigines in Australia, and was Australian founder and executive director of Teen Challenge in Brisbane. He has taught at the Asian Theological Seminary in Manila and is the author of C