The Christian Atheist has ratings and reviews. Greg said: Meet Craig Groeschel, he regularly breaks 40% of the Ten Commandments:Craig heart. The Christian Atheist. Believing in God but Living Like He Doesn’t Exist. Take an honest moment and ask the question: am I putting my whole faith in God but still. Craig Groeschel. Zondervan pp., $ Buy The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living As If He Doesn’t. Current Issue.

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Selected pages Title Page. I had to read it because I thought perhaps I am a Christian Atheist. This books make practical examples and can be easily applied to our lives.

Groeschel uses several anecdotes from his own life to explore such weighty topics as shame, love, prayer, worry, and evangelism.

In every chapter the author provided an example of a real story and how it related to the point he was getting across.

The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living As If He Doesn’t Exist by Craig Groeschel

I wish the book was about half the length and just provided verses from the bible with very short anecdotes. Though this sounds as though it could come across as judgemental or pious, it does not.

Was this a suppose to be a “how to” book? Put it away for a few months.

Each reinforces and balances the other. Aug 18, Roger Miller rated it it was amazing Shelves: Made me face hard questions and left me inspired. If we are to follow Christ, it must be in the way we spend each day. I feel as though I really try for the most part to be a loving and giving person.

I always find it interesting to read or listen to fundamentalists talk about how people other than themselves do not have faith pure enough to get into heaven. Now why would a Pastor who is the spiritual equivalent of fast-food see his bio, he’s like a motherfucking franchiser of religion, the bio on his book even includes a weekly viewer number that sounds more like a customers served keep on preaching about a God that he knows this subject first hand and I quote from his webpage: I didn’t realize it, but I’m a Christian atheist and working to change that.


But since it’s a generally good aim, just not specifically good, I’ll let it slide. He wants to look into our eyes, and He wants us to look into His. Come join the conversation on our blog! As the passages are read, underline any words or phrases that stand out to you.

The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living As If He Doesn’t Exist

To live for God and not treat my life for Him like a place to just have fun or live like it has no meaning. No trivia or quizzes yet. D – LibraryThing Not bad. Now the founding and senior pastor of the multicampus, pace-setting LifeChurch. Jul 25, Samantha rated it it was amazing Shelves: Robert This is a good book. The part that was the most worrisome about groeschek book was the chapter in which the author talked about visiting people on their death bed, scaring them christjan believing with threats of Hell.

Books by Craig Groeschel. You may wish to read each passage twice to give everyone time to listen and respond. Then Groeschel said, “If you keep making excuses, you’re insulting God’s power.

A book that should be read and re-read annually as Christians. If I were a nominal Christian reading this book, instead of feeling convicted that I did not know God at all, I would merely sense that in order to be Varsity-level Christian, I needed to sin less, give wtheist, worry less, and not trust in my money. For an explanation of how to get past works-based behavior and how to really chdistian and experience God, skip this book and read one or all of the following: After taking some time groescehl of Christianbooks since reading Radical, which totally scared the crap out of me and was incredibility convicting, I have picked up another book.

Groeschel does not miss much and he courageously gives a personal example for each one which keeps him from becoming “preachy.

Confessions of a Pastor: Grosschel a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In fact the chapter on the Church states very helpfully why we need each other and can’t just work these things out on our own.


To Christians and non-Christians alike, to the churched and the unchurched, the journey leading up to Groeschel’s admission and the journey that followsfrom his family and his upbringing to the lackluster and even diametrically opposed expressions of faith he encounteredwill look and sound like the story of their own lives. Would you say you have experienced what the passages describe — obeying God out of love and loving God with your obedience? I do not recommend this book to anyone, believer or not.

To demonstrate how sin can seem fun at first or even while we’re committing it but leaves a huge mess, Groeschel tells the story of one of his kids sneaking onto a zip-line.

Are You A Christian Atheist? – FaithGateway

Is it possible that he was faking it in those pictures? My library Help Advanced Book Search. Message Part 1 Opening. Groeschel began using video to deliver some of sermons. How many people you needlessly scared with ideas of Hell?

Are You A Christian Atheist?

You say you believe in God. The Christian Atheist was written by a minister and former party guy who shares his path to God. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire.

She is cheering all the way down until she smacks into a tree and has to be rushed to the emergency room. Everyone has a past but it cannot define us. Really, this book is for people who already believe in God, but aren’t all that cyristian in their own faith. But rather than get locked up in my own little world of struggle I’ve found getting some advice and teaching through this book to be very helpful.

However, if you are looking for practical ways to take your personal faith to the next level, this book is a good place to start.