Weird. Because normal isn’t working. Normal people are stressed, overwhelmed, and exhausted. Many of their relationships are, at best, strained and, in most. Weird has ratings and reviews. James said: Because ‘wide is the road that leads to destruction,’ Groeschel posits those on the narrow road m. Normal infects our faith as well, both what we believe and how we live it out. When we consider how people relate to God, it’s normal to either.
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Lists with This Book. Find video sermons from Craig Groeschel and all support materials here. He seems like the sort of guy that goes to university on an football scholarship and gets his degree in marketing. He addresses everything from church to finances to sex and sexuality. Obi Wan Kenobi Jedi Master Pursued by the Empire’s sinister agents, Princess Leia races home aboard her starship, custodian of the stolen plans that can save her people and restore freedom to the galaxy Also, the “Weird” group discussion guide was a perfect accompaniment for us – giving us excellent questions and background to lead the small group.
I read this book one chapter a day and it totally changed my outlook on things that I could be doing different for me and my family. It is challenging as Craig examines different areas of our lives to see if we are normal or if we are weird. Time, money, relationships, sex and values.
Also, when I say the words “brand-name clothes, football scholarship, marketing degree, megachurch,” I bet the first concept that comes to your mind is not “counter-cultural.
Weird: Because Normal Isn’t Working
He didn’t come right out and say that but I got that vibe. Want to Read saving….
All good stuff and maybe weird to some people. This groesdhel came across as judgmental and privileged. We live lives that are stretched beyond our margins, having little to no time for family and rest, spending beyond our resources, and sacrificing our most important relationships including our relationship with God for what the world calls important.
He gives a very good bibical response to that gives you hope and a reason.
It seemed that the word and concept of “weird” failed to be more than a filler word built up by a scarce attempt to bring depth through self gratifying stories. May 21, Zach Henry rated it really liked it. It is not something ‘weird’ that people look askance upon, but something praiseworthy. I cannot recommend this book highly enough!
It is really a Christianized self-help groeeschel albeit with some great content. Return to Book Page. But it’s not the sort of person I identify with, so if the book hinges greatly on “identify with my life”, it falls flat for anyone who doesn’t identify. Church in a two-car garage in Edmond, Oklahoma in January Capitalism will wither away and a new age will dawn on the earth. He, being weird, says that rather than trying to do everything you need to prioritize the things that are really important, live lives that weord fully in the moment, and establish a rhythm of working and rest Sabbath.
This is its purpose-to bond a couple together.
Church has grown over the years, its mission remains the same: Moreover, the author has a blatantly upper-middleclass worldview and a tendency to judge others and weurd times he makes judgements about others in the same paragraph that he claims to be nonjudgemental.
People don’t buy books on holiness because it isn’t sexy. The people will rise as the one true body of Christ and crush the forces of Satan under their heel. Check out this link to find more info. I’m glad I finally pulled this off the shelf.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book falls short and highlights how popular pastors can get away with very little scholarship.
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The weirdness of the gospel is not that people who believe it are moral and have good character. Ask the community a question or share your idea. A great read for all Christians about how to really live for Jesus, not settling for worldly standards.
Oct 09, Eunice rated it it was amazing. I do not feel anyone should be treated differently including those non straight neighbors.
Book Review: Weird by Craig Groeschel
And all this is normal. He brings it to a very firm conclusion that leaves no doubt about where we should stand. Why can’t Craig Groeschel acknowledge this simple, obvious, God-given fact? You need to be generous with what you have been blessed with and serve the Lord with it.