This is Our Time: Everyday Myths in Light of the Gospel by Trevin Wax. In This is Our Time, Trevin Wax provides snapshots of twenty-first-century American Life in order to help Christians understand the times. By analyzing our common beliefs and practices (smartphone habits, entertainment intake, and our views of shopping, sex, marriage, politics, and life’s purpose), Trevin helps us see through the myths of society to the hope of the gospel.
Befriend: Create Belonging in an Age of Judgement, Isolation and Fear by Scott Sauls. Sauls summons us toward diverse friendship that can enrich lives and, in the process, reveal a better version of yourself. Journey through twenty-one meditations written to inspire actively pursuing God’s love through expanding your circle of friends.
Counter Culture: Following Christ in an Anti-Christian Age by David Platt. David Platt shows Christians how to actively take a stand on such issues as poverty, sex trafficking, marriage, abortion, racism, and religious liberty―and challenges us to become passionate, unwavering voices for Christ.
Onward:Engaging Culture Without Losing the Gospel by Russell Moore. “We need a church that speaks to social and political issues with a bigger vision in mind: that of the gospel of Jesus Christ.”
Culture Making by Andy Crouch. “For too long, Christians have had an insufficient view of culture and have waged misguided “culture wars.” But we must reclaim the cultural mandate to be the creative cultivators that God designed us to be.”