John Piper is one of my favorite pastors and authors, but one who’s known for not trying to be particularly polite. He wrote a book called Don’t Waste Your Life, talking about God’s purpose for your life, and how so many things can distract us from it. One of the examples he frequently cites is computers and technology.
Today, on Piper’s blog RSS feed, I saw the following headline:
Immediately I got convicted. Is my latest technology interest really keeping me from God’s purpose for my life? Am I wasting my life on Steve Jobs’ latest gadget?
Then I read the post:
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Oh. Right. I guess Piper wasn’t calling me out after all. Maybe it was just the Holy Spirit.