Dare to Drop the Pose: Ten Things Christians Think but Are Afraid to Say
Is the REAL you getting lost because the FAKE you is just so annoyingly impressive?
“Stepping onto the platform to preach that morning, I admitted to myself that I was not a pastor first, but a regular, scared, insecure, everyday guy whose life had been changed by Jesus. And if Jesus really loved me as I was (I knew He did), then why should I go on trying to be someone I
Each chapter deals with a more and more difficult "pose" or facade that Christians layer ...more
I think this is a very important book for many people, pastors and laymen alike. It is especially significant coming from a pastor of such a large church who I'd assume has intense pressure of putting up a front. What we receive in this, however, is the gift to be human and not mindless robots that interact with each other. This is not a book to come to if you're trying to understand what the Bible says about the topic of being real or anything like that. To be honest, there ...more
I love Craig's honest and autobiographical stories about his own struggles with insecurity, worry, fear of failure, struggles with prayer and purity, and his struggles loving the other Christians around him! Sprinkled in between personal stories are some very good te ...more
I would recommend for anyone in leadership positions. It is written from a pastors perspective, but is applicable to anyone who desire to develop themselves.
This was read in my bible study and discussed in a group. There are questions i ...more
Craig and Amy started Life.Church in a two-car garage in Edmond, Oklahoma in January 1996. While Life.Church has grown over the years, its mission remains the same: to lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. ...more