Somerset Maugham was an atheist, and a best-selling British novelist of the 1930s. But we often know spiritual truths through by bitter experience even as we deny their foundations intellectually. His best-known book was titled Of Human Bondage. Regarding that title, Maugham said: “The impotence of man to govern or restrain the emotions I call bondage, for a man who is under their control is not his own master...so that he is often forced to follow the worse, although he see the better before him."
Jack is the teaching elder of Ironworks Pike Community Church. He is a graduate of Columbia Biblical Seminary http://www.ciu.edu.