Sunday, February 12, 2017
Power Through Weakness!
Jesus' way of power is the counter-intuitive way. By becoming weak, becoming human, He gained power. It's a call to Christians to turn to God's style of power, not the power of the world.
The authors question power and authority as they see it in our world, especially in the celebrity pastor culture. In order to address their questions and concerns, they turned to many leading Christian authors . . . asking about power.
They sought wisdom from the likes of J.I. Packer, Dallas Willard, Marva Dawn, John Perkins, Jean Vanier, James Houston and Eugene Peterson. They seek to dispel the quick fixes too many people seek in order to acquire power.
They speak about their own struggles, those of colleagues and are refreshing in their approach, without being preachy. It always comes back as a reminder that we must follow the ways of Jesus, not the ways of the world.
This was a very informative and at times difficult book to read, but worth the read!
I received this book from www.booklookbloggers.com in exchange for an honest review.
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