Measuring Life With Coffee Spoons


The poverty of evangelicalism is the poverty of ambition. If T.S. Eliot captured the mediocrity of modern life in the striking line from The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, ‘I have measured out my life with coffee spoons’, then the sentiment would seem to apply equally to evangelicalism in the West: materialistic, narcissistic, and spiritually bankrupt. Time and again over the last eighteen months I have been drawn to the book of Amos in the OT. Continue reading.