Jeremy Treat | The Secular Longing | TGC Talks

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In this short talk, Jeremy Treat—pastor at Reality LA in Los Angeles, California—observes how, in a secular society, our longing for God does not disappear. It just reappears in different forms: sports, politics, sexuality, and more. Treat describes how secular people today seek power, purity, and peace—traditionally sought in religion—in things like witchcraft, wellness, and mindfulness apps. Yet our deepest longings, Treat says, will not be found in any spiritual system or clean diet, but in a person: Jesus Christ.

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