The culture tells us to be true to ourselves and live our best lives, but if we do that, we could be in danger of self-worship. Ed Stetzer talks with Dr. Thaddeus Williams about the self-defeating dogmas of self-worship and how much more meaningful a life centered on God can truly be.
Dr. Thaddeus Williams serves as assistant professor of Systematic Theology for Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. He has also taught Philosophy and Literature at Saddleback College, Jurisprudence at Trinity Law School, and as a lecturer in Worldview Studies at L’Abri Fellowships in Switzerland and Holland, and Ethics for Blackstone Legal Fellowship the Federalist Society in Washington D.C. He resides in Orange County, CA with his wife and four kids. He is also the author of the bestseller Confronting Injustice without Compromising Truth: 12 Questions Christians Should Ask about Social Justice, and his latest work Don't Follow Your Heart: Boldly Breaking the 10 Commandments fo Self-Worship.
Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., is Dean of the Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. He has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches; trained pastors and church planters on six continents; earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates; and he has written hundreds of articles and a dozen books. He is Regional Director for Lausanne North America, is the Editor-in-Chief of Outreach Magazine, and regularly writes for news outlets such as USA Today and CNN. He serves at his local church, Highpoint Church, as a teaching pastor. Ed and his wife Donna have been married for more than 35 years and are the parents of three daughters.
Discover new ways to show and share the love of Jesus to a broken and a hurting world. Join Ed Stetzer in an engaging discussion of todays cultural trends.