Leon R. Hayduchok

Dying to Control: The 21st Century Dilemma

Dying to Control: The 21st Century Dilemma by Leon R. Hayduchok
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For readers of:Henri Nouwen, Tim Keller, Eugene Peterson, Don Miller, Gabe Lyons
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About the Book

The story of Adam and Eve—one of the oldest and most widely cherished stories in human history—has been misused and abused in the battleground of America’s culture war. Dating back to the Scopes Trial of 1925, evolutionists and creationists have been tearing this story apart in their fight over the origin of man, losing sight of one significant detail: the story of Adam and Eve was not written as a scientific treatise but as an account of human nature and our relationship with God and one another.

Dying to Control offers a fresh and provocative look at the Garden of Eden drama, revealing how the story of Adam and Eve is our story. By weaving autobiographical vignettes with cultural observations and biblical exposition, this penetrating work exposes our obsession with control and the extreme lengths we go to preserve and promote the self. Yet, despite our willingness to kill ourselves and one another in an attempt to control our world and eternal destinies, there is hope—extraordinary hope.

This overdue commentary on American culture offers a compelling perspective on how to experience the fullness of life in a world dying to control.

About the Author

Leon is a thinker, writer, and speaker, whose provocative style engages the complexity of life in a postmodern culture. After having planted and pastored Cornerstone Community Church in Utica, NY for nine years, Leon turned his attention to writing.

His first book, Dying to Control: The 21st Century Dilemma offers a fresh look at the garden of Eden drama, bringing to light our American obsession with control. If you're looking to experience a more fulfilling faith, if you want to deepen your trust relationship with God, then you might want to check out Leon's book and blog.

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