March 20, 2010

From the SNN Library 3/20/10-Loving God When You Don't Love the Church

Ever been hurt by some in church, or even worse, by the church itself?  This book will help that not close the door on your relationship with God, which is what really matters anyway. ratings:  1 user gave it 4 out of 5 stars
SNN rating: 4 stars

What do you do when you can't go back? When you have been hurt by fellow church members, it can seem as if you have nowhere to turn. Those who are supposed to bring you comfort are the ones who brought you pain. Whether you have been wounded by a pastor or by someone in the pew, it can be hard to heal. Pastor Chris Jackson is honest about his own failings as well as those of the Church at large. In Loving God When You Don't Love the Church, he opens up the path to healing and helps restore the wonder of a genuine relationship with Jesus' Bride. With humility, compassion and practical advice for healing and restoration, this book will touch those who have been hurt by the church and those who love them. "An amazing exposé that addresses critical issues of our day with wisdom instead of sarcasm, with truths that heal and with love that confronts. For once we have a book that speaks truth with grace."--Dr. James W. Goll, Encounters Network; author, The Seer, The Coming Prophetic Revolution and The Lost Art of Intercession "I can assure you that you will experience the heart of God through the pages of this book. Healing will come to your soul in the places where you have been wounded by the church."--from the foreword by Dutch Sheets, senior pastor, Freedom Church "Our generation is filled with those who love the Gospel but hate the Church, who cling to Jesus but who can barely tolerate His Bride. Chris Jackson shows us a path to healing."--Stephen Mansfield, The Mansfield Group "What a timely message for the Church! This book provides words of healing and perspective for those who have been wounded or who have become disillusioned."--Stan Fleming, GateBreaker Ministries Chris Jackson has served as executive pastor of Freedom Church in Colorado Springs since 2000. He is the co-author, with Dutch Sheets, of Praying through Sorrows and Second in Command.

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