Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age – Tony Reinke

Tony Reinke, Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 154 pp. We live in an increasingly visual culture. As a pastor, I hear the relentless sound of the postmodern drumbeat: “The average person cannot sit through a forty-five-minute sermon,” I’m told. Yet that same person will sit in a dark roomContinue reading “Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age – Tony Reinke”

12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You – Tony Reinke

Tony Reinke, 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You, Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2017, 224 pp. $11.51 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You is the title of Tony Reinke’s latest book. Anyone who owns a smartphone understands the power and productivity of such a device. But along with these gains come several shortcomings that ReinkeContinue reading “12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You – Tony Reinke”

LIT: A CHRISTIAN GUIDE TO READING BOOKS – Tony Reinke (2012)

Several years ago I read, How to Read a Book by Mortimier Adler, a classic in its own right.  Lit: A Christian Guide to Reading Books by Tony Reinke picks up where Adler left off.  The biggest difference – Reinke writes from a uniquely Christian angle. In part one, the author articulates a theology ofContinue reading “LIT: A CHRISTIAN GUIDE TO READING BOOKS – Tony Reinke (2012)”