Those who know me donâ€™t need this,
but there are now nearly a thousand people a day reading this blog, and many of them are not even from
What Iâ€™m not saying:
- Iâ€™m not saying that you shouldnâ€™t read Christian books.
- Iâ€™m not saying that I donâ€™t read them
- Iâ€™m not saying that Christian counseling is bad
- Iâ€™m not saying that thereâ€™s no place for medication and medical help
What I am saying:
- I am saying that Christian books that basically mirror secular solutions only are a waste.
- I am saying that the mentality that there is a pill for everything that afflicts us is just nutty.
- I am saying that the idea that all dysfunctional fathers can trace (all) their problems back to the â€œFather Woundâ€ is a step beyond nutty.
- I am saying that God does is not after getting us to recite magic prayers (of Jabez), or follow 7 step formulas, or join a certain denomination.
Godâ€™s after our heart. He wants a relationship with us.
I really believe itâ€™s a simple as that.
He wants us to become, â€œGod Chasers.â€ <–Thatâ€™s a great Christian book by the way. And yes, I do read them. Sometimes to the tune of 4 or 5 a week. In a day or 2 you will see a brand new feature on this blog entitled, â€œWhat Iâ€™m reading now,â€ and that will beâ€¦
You guessed it, BOOKS!
Hey, Iâ€™m all for it.
Deepen your relationship with Him!
Anything that helps, go for it.
But anything that acts as a replacement?
To the extent that any of these things act as a substitute for Himâ€¦
Yes, theyâ€™re bad.
I said it.