Quickness is the god of the moment. One need only scan the trending stories to understand that the world’s citizens are bowing in front of the altar of what is newer and faster. The advent of social media and rapid influx of information available has only exacerbated this reality.
If you were to engage any theologian or biblical scholar with a question regarding Christianity, you’d most likely get a lot more information than you’d ever want. The doctrines and words of the Bible have been defined and dissected and parsed and redefined countless times, all in the effort of determining the truth of the Word of God.
We usually get really sentimental, grateful, and thankful around these times. The holiday season, from right after Halloween till right after New Year’s, tends to conjure all kinds of nostalgia and obligatory reunions, thoughts of home, family, and love, all of which have, regrettably, not much residual effect on 21st century society.