The Road Trip that Changed the World SAMPLER: The Unlikely Theory that will Change How You View Culture, the Church, and, Most Importantly, Yourself / New edition - eBook  -     By: Mark Sayers
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The Road Trip that Changed the World SAMPLER: The Unlikely Theory that will Change How You View Culture, the Church, and, Most Importantly, Yourself / New edition - eBook

Moody Publishing / 2012 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Moody Publishing
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9780802486158
ISBN-13: 9780802486158
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Enjoy these SAMPLE pages from The Road that Changed the World-

What if the problem is us? Sixty years ago a goatee beard would have gotten you beat up in a lot of places. Chin fuzz was the symbol of the Beats or Beatniks, a mid-century, marginal group who pioneered a new kind of lifestyle. Their approach to life was hedonistic, experiential, fluid, and individualistic. Their contradictory approach to spirituality combined a search for God with a search for 'kicks'.

In 1947, these Beatnik heroes set out on a road trip across America re-writing the "life-script" of all future generations. Theirs was a new kind of lifestyle for a secular age. Their lives then (like so many of our lives now) were built upon experience, pleasure, mobility and self-discovery. They would also model a new approach to faith: desiring Christ, while still pursuing a laundry list of vices. Yet this dream would turn into a nightmare and the open road would lead back to an ancient half-forgotten path.

This was a path trodden by millions of feet over thousands of years. It was a path that began with a single step of faith as a pilgrim named Abraham stepped away from a cynical culture. A path of devotion that would lead to a cross on a hill named Golgotha. 

Author Bio

MARK SAYERS is a cultural commentator, writer and speaker, who is highly sought out for his unique and perceptive insights into faith and contemporary culture. Mark is the author of The Road Trip that Changed the World. Mark is also the Senior Leader of Red Church. Mark lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife Trudi, daughter Grace, and twin boys Hudson and Billy.

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