One of the biggest influences in my life is Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. His leadership, his sermons and lectures, his understanding and engagement with the culture, and his writings - both published works and articles/blogs- are all major influences in my life. Therefore as Mohler has began to publish books faster than Glenn Beck, I have sought to keep up.
One of Molhers most recent books is called "The Disappearsnce of God: Dangerous Beliefs in a New Age of Openness." Like many of his other books, this is primarily a collection of a number of articles he had already posted on his website. One could easily download the table of contents and simply read the already written articles already available online for free.
But doing so wouldn't do the book justice. This is more than a collection of articles, rather Mohler is making an argument. God isn't just disappearing in our culture, but even in our churches.
This seems shocking at first but accurate nonetheless. His multiple chapters on the Emerging Church bear this out. I have leaned heavily on Mohler's insight in my own research and assessment of the movement.
Furthermore his discussion on the subject of beaut was wonderful and should be considered by every Christian. Many of his chapters are multiple parts and rightly so. Mohler writes with a sense of urgency and clarity necessary for the subjects he tackles.
Of all of the books I have read of Mohler's this is my favorite. I consider it a necessary read fir all Christians. I enjoyed it and learned much from it as I think every reader would. Mohler us a rare jewel that we should take advantage of. Here is another opportunity to learn from those great mind; let us not waste it.
For more of Mohler's books:
"He is Not Silent"
"Desire and Deceit"
"Preaching the Cross"
"Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology"