Jesus Is for Liars   -     By: Tim Baker
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Jesus Is for Liars

Zondervan/Youth Specialties / 2009 / Paperback

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Real faith doesn't mean trying to fit into a particular mold--real faith means being real with God. Jesus Is for Liars doesn't shy away from the tough issues, it asks the hard, honest questions that will let you explore who you are and who God is. You'll begin to see that true faith isn't about pretending to be perfect, it's about following Jesus just as you are.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0310283639
ISBN-13: 9780310283638
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Before you turn this book over and begin thumbing through the pages, you need to know something. This is not one of those books that tells you your life is going to be perfect. This isn’t a book that will make you feel like Joe or Jane Superchristian. And the great thing about that is you’re in good company. There are no perfect Christians—we all struggle. If you’re honest with yourself, you will probably admit that even as you try to follow Jesus, you mess up a lot. You may even feel like there isn’t a lot of room for questions and failures in the Christian faith. But the truth is those questions and failures is part of learning to follow Jesus. It’s time to think outside the box and see that real faith doesn’t mean trying to fit into a particular mold—real faith means being real with God. Jesus is for Liars doesn’t shy away from any of the tough subjects—it asks the hard, honest questions that will let you explore who you are and who God is so you can see that true faith isn’t about pretending to be perfect, it’s about following Jesus just as you are.

Author Bio

Tim Baker is the author of numerous books, including Leave a Footprint - Change the World, Broken, and The Way I See It and the Award-winning Extreme Faith. He's the Managing Editor of The Journal of Student Ministries, and a regular columnist for Youthwalk Magazine. Tim lives in Longview, Texas, with his wife, Jacqui, and their three kids. Find out more about Tim at www.timbaker.cc.

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  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    September 8, 2010
    Wesley Vander Lugt
    This book expands how we might normally think about hypocrisy. Rather than focusing merely on moral or ethical issues surrounding hypocrisy and authenticity, Baker examines a wide range of areas in which Christians tend to fake it instead of keeping it real.Baker focuses on how authenticity is the goal for Christian communities and not just for individuals. In fact, authentic Christian communities are those that allow individuals to authentically and passionately pursue God. Hypocrisy at its core is a self-centered approach to life, whereas authenticity is radically God-centered.Readers will admire Baker for practicing what he preaches and modeling authenticity within these pages. It seems slightly ironic, however, that Baker critiques role-playing and merely performing the Christian life in several places, while also affirming the unique roles Christians have within the body of Christ and the obedience to Christ which is another kind of pressure to act a certain way. Baker and many other Christians often link performance with hypocrisy, but we must recognize that even authentic Christian living is a performance, one in which we are called to put on our Christ clothes (Col 3:12-14) and play a particular role within the church according to the Spirits gifting (1 Cor 12). Christians are indeed invited to enact performance art for Jesus, although these performances are about becoming who we already are in Christ rather than pretending to be somebody else.Despite this slight critique, Jesus for Liars presents a compelling vision for authentic Christian living for recovering hypocrites: those who want to become more like Christ without faking it.
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