Follower of Jesus, Pastor, Author, and President of ServeNow.
Everything is Meaningless
Do our lives matter? What is the point of so much of life when it is fleeting, temporary, and finite? Where can we find meaning, significance, and purpose?
In the follow-up to Hope Rising: Finding Hope in a Turbulent World, author Ben Foley takes an honest look at the despair and cynicism that characterize and plague our generation. From depression to the reality of injustice to the emptiness of pleasure, wealth, fame, education, and achievement, Everything is Meaningless wrestles with life’s philosophical and practical concerns.
This book draws from the inspiration and insight of an oft neglected and misunderstood book of the Bible: Ecclesiastes. Our despair and sense of meaninglessness can give way to the beauty, hope, and purpose found when we learn to live in light of eternity and our relationship with our Creator.
“Desperately Needs to Hear”
Lead Pastor and Author of Happy Church: Pursuing Radical Joy as the People of God
“Positive Message of Hope”
Lars B. Dunberg
President Emeritus, ServeNow
“Drink Deep and be Refreshed”
Jerry White, PhD.
International President Emeritus: The Navigators, Major General, United States Air Force (Retired).
The world feels more turbulent and hopeless with each passing day. Fear, anxiety, and despair darken and grip our hearts. From disasters and diseases to scandals and divisiveness. Where can we find true and lasting hope?
Hope Rising does not sugarcoat the stark realities of the world or the individual circumstances each of us may be facing. But it does tell real stories of hope rising from around the world, even from what seem to be the most hopeless situations. It’s also a call to each of us to bring hope to a world in need.
“A Timely Book”
New York Times best-selling author,
The Circle Maker; Lead Pastor of
National Community Church.
“Biblical Response of Hope”
Dr. Wayne Cordeiro
President, New Hope Christian College; senior pastor, New Hope West; founder Master of Arts in Formational Leadership; author.
“Anchors us in Hope”
President and CEO, HOPE International.
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Married to Lauren with four children. Ben served as a pastor in New Jersey for six years and is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College with a bachelors in pastoral ministry and a master’s degree in Formational Leadership.
Author and co-author of several of the ServeNow Basic Series books along with Everything is Meaningless: Finding Purpose in a World of Despair and Hope Rising: Finding Hope in a Turbulent World.
International President of ServeNow, a Christian non-profit: “Sharing Christ’s passion for the world by serving the most vulnerable through national churches and leaders.”
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