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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The book’s focus is to be different in the way you handle: Craig Groeschel is the founding and senior pastor of Life.

All good stuff and maybe weird to some people. He is amusing, anecdotal, and makes good points. He seems like the sort of guy that goes to university on an football scholarship and gets his degree in marketing.

The topic is too narrow and forced into every chapter. Groeschel goes on to talk about money. I agree with that and found bits of the book inspiring. It seemed that the word and concept of “weird” failed to be more than a filler word built up by a scarce attempt to bring depth through self gratifying stories.

Against this Groeschel holds to traditional Christian standards, no adultery, no pornography, no lust, no friends-with-benefits. Although it was designed to accompany the video series more than the book, it worked perfectly for us. No Comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply. May 13, Amanda rated it it was amazing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


The weirdness of the gospel is not that people who believe it are moral and have good character. But it’s not the sort of person I identify with, so if the book hinges greatly on “identify with my life”, it falls flat for anyone who doesn’t identify.

Book Review: Weird by Craig Groeschel

Weird 5 Parts Speakers: Really felt comforted that I am not the only struggling through these things! I am not troeschel it is wrong to enjoy sports, to be good at sports, or wrong to study marketing.

Groeschel’s ‘weird’ advice is this: He is a New York Times best-selling author with books about topics like dating and marriage, social media, purpose, direction, church leadership, and more.

The true arc of world history over the 3rd millennium will be a radical obliteration of all class, ethnic, national, racial and gender divides under the banner of the one true Church.

And Cralg don’t disagree with any of this. A great read for all Christians about how to really live fraig Jesus, not settling for worldly standards. Elite may be good word if it didn’t have so many elitist connotations. May 04, Alissa rated it it was amazing. Also, wow is it hard to get past the fact that I don’t like the author. He also troeschel 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.

My wife and I lead a small groedchel within our church. I’m sorry but there’s just no way I could give a text that called homosexuals “depraved” any semi-decent rating. It is better to name a book something like ‘weird’ because there is a gimmick which appeals to our deviant nature. Really good read that I would recommend other Christians checking out. And yeah, Crai looked at his bio, and my point isn’t no good person gets a sports scholarship and chooses marketing for his degree, or that people that follow that life are bad people.


On the critical side, beside the central image of this book being inappropriate and misapplied, I found this book too individualistic.

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Everyone liked the book’s concept groescbel Lists with This Book. Your life is normal, your life is no different than most, however, if you are on the narrow, you are pretty weird and people will notice. This book tackles real life problems, and it handles them based on what the Bible teaches. Church Open Network at http: You’ll hear folks talk about The U.

Sep 01, Kevin rated it it was ok. Like he looked around and said, “Hey, it looks like there are a lot of overworked people in the world. I’ll probably be re-re Pastor Groeschel shares many of his sermons in this book, dovetailing around the theme of being weied for Christ, since wsird isn’t working. Each of these topics is highly pertinent to the way people live their lives today. Books by Craig Groeschel. Groeschel b Because ‘wide is the road that leads to destruction