I have recently finished a book that asked the question, “Does your spiritual life taste stale to you?” I guess that question touched a responsive chord because I plopped down the $12.99 retail rather than searching on-line and bought the book. It was difficult to walk on by after the title grabbed my attention: I became a Christian and all I got was this lousy T-shirt.
I found his storytelling captivatingly honest and the weaving of biblical principles through the stories fresh and inviting. It is funny and poignant and the first book in quite a while that I could not put down.
Imagine a believer suggesting that Christians should buy a bumper sticker that reads “Stop Having a Relationship with Jesus.”
When the shock of that statement wears off you see that he is pointedly inviting you to consider whether just a relationship with Jesus is enough for you. He helps you think about something that might be more precious. Here is how he makes that point: