Tim Keller's Personal Story of Idolatry

Tim Keller on how he personally became acquainted with the pervasive influence of idolatry in his own life:

It wasn't until I began to search my heart with the Biblical category of idolatry that I made the horrendous discovery that all my supposed sacrifices were just a series of selfish actions. I was using people in order to forge my own self-appreciation. I was looking to my sacrificial ministry to give me the sense of "righteousness before God" that should only come from Jesus Christ. (Read the whole thing)