Ecclesiastes for Today

D. B. wrote,

Have you ever read Ecclesiastes by Philip Graham Ryken? I am reading it now.


Ecclesiastes is so relevant for our existential, post-modern culture. There are timeless insights as the writer shifts from secular “glasses” (“meaningless, meaningless”) to faith glasses: “He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end.”(3:11)

A brief introduction is Why in The World am I Here? by Kurt De Haan available as a free PDF at RBC.

Yours in Christ,

Practical Prayer Helps

What pastors need is a vital prayer life. And they need the intercession of others. Visit our site for encouragement in this relational conversation with God. has a resource called “40 Ways Over 40 Days”. It is a free download intercession guide to assist in praying for pastors.

The apostle Paul exhorted, “…meanwhile praying also for us, that God would open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ…”(Col. 4:3).