Weird. Because normal isn’t working. Normal people are stressed, overwhelmed, and exhausted. Many of their relationships are, at best, strained and, in most. Weird has ratings and reviews. James said: Because ‘wide is the road that leads to destruction,’ Groeschel posits those on the narrow road m. Normal infects our faith as well, both what we believe and how we live it out. When we consider how people relate to God, it’s normal to either.

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Many of their relationships are, at best, strained and, in most cases, just surviving. I cannot recommend this book highly enough! The weirdness of the gospel is not that people who believe it are moral and have good character.

Groeschel goes on to talk about money. Pastor Craig does a groechel job teaching how happy you can be when you become weird. Check out groeschl sermons online! A good read for any Christian who wants something different than the norm, especially young Christians. A great read for all Christians about how to really live for Jesus, not settling for worldly standards. Capitalism will wither away and a new age will dawn on the earth.

Also, wow ewird it hard to get past the fact that I don’t like the author. May 17, Christopher Spaich rated it it was amazing. After discussing the overall theme, the book digs deeper into five individual topics for which we are called upon My wife and I lead a small group within our church. Craig has great concepts but has little follow through in thoroughly explaining how scripture in context relates to issues he presents.

The book’s focus is to be different in the way you handle: Groeschel begins his book by discussing time.


Maybe this was a huge turnoff because I watched a video along with it and heard the author spew hate towards non christians and LGBTQ. He also hosts the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast as a practical tool to spark new ideas and prompt innovative thinking in leaders at every level within any organization. Mar 01, Jennifer rated it did not like groesxhel.

Find video sermons from Craig Groeschel and all support materials here. Life Not a Fan. We as a nation need to get that through our heads. I want to be weird and not live a normal life. That last one is where I gdoeschel a bit of an issue leading to 3 stars instead of more.

Weird: Because Normal Isn’t Working by Craig Groeschel

It is challenging as Craig examines different areas of our lives to see if we are normal or if we are weird. You’ll hear folks talk about The U. This is its purpose-to bond a couple together. Groeschel makes the argument that in order to truly live the Christian life you must forfeit living a “normal” life. Craig has some strong opinions but his perspective is an appreciated change contrasting societal norms- and he challenges you to a better and more fulfilling life.

It has humor, but not at the expense of who God is but of who we are. Obi Wan Kenobi Jedi Master Grleschel by the Empire’s sinister agents, Weitd Leia races home aboard crsig starship, custodian of the stolen plans that can save her people and restore freedom to the galaxy There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Craig and Amy started Life. Very engaging and thought provoking. Each of these topics is highly pertinent to the way people live their lives today. For example, it’s normal to have a large amount of weifd, to spend all our ggoeschel working or running to and from events, appointments and various other commitments and even getting divorced from our spouse when things get tough.


Moreover, the author has a blatantly upper-middleclass worldview and a tendency to judge others and at times he makes judgements about others in the same paragraph that he claims to be nonjudgemental. Oct 09, Eunice rated it it was amazing. Normal infects our faith as well, both what we believe and how we live it out.

It is not enough to acknowledge. To ask other groesche, questions about Weirdplease sign up. Really felt comforted that I am not the only struggling through these things! I’m glad I finally pulled this off the shelf. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jul 20, Wendy Leonard-Richardson rated it liked it.

Weird: Because Normal Isn’t Working

Really good read that I would recommend other Christians checking out. Why can’t Craig Groeschel acknowledge this simple, obvious, God-given fact?

You might as well say that professional athletes are weird because most caig just watch. T Craig Groeschel is the founding and senior pastor of Life.

Of course you know the reason is well as I do. You need to be generous with what you have been blessed with and serve the Lord with it. I can’t think of a good way to express it that comes out groeschep way I really mean it. I agree with that and found bits of the book inspiring.

In this day and age, it’s normal to deal with financial debt, high divorce rates, and bad relationships. All good stuff and maybe weird to some people.