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|Format: Audio Download|
Publication Date: 2010
For the last ten years, Jonathan Acuff has written advertising for clients ranging from the Home Depot to Chick-fil-A. In addition to his many day jobs, he also writes a blog called www.stuffchristianslike.net. He and his wife live with their two daughters outside of Atlanta, Georgia.
VictoriousSan Antonio, TXAge: 18-24Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Love it.May 24, 2011VictoriousSan Antonio, TXAge: 18-24Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Jon Acuff's first book on audio. It's a win, win, win. Easy to download and hilarious to listen to.
Dave MeltonSmithville, MOAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Confessions of a cynical idealist . . .December 3, 2010Dave MeltonSmithville, MOAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Review of "Stuff Christians Like" by Jonathan Acuff and narrated by Jonathan Acuff
Reviewed: 5 Stars (of 5)
Simply hilarious. Imagine a series of vignettes which properly belong in a stand-up comedy act, all making fun of the Americanisms, consumerisms and a host of other "-isms" that have invaded the church. Only a pastor's kid could pull this off. This book is designed to tell both those in the Church and out, that sometimes Christians just do outlandish, ridiculous and funny things and we need to learn to laugh at ourselves when we do. At times outrageously cynical, Acuff also has a higher aim in sight. He skewers the sanctimonious, but never the holy. Interspersed with the amusing observations are some serious and touching accounts that bring you back to reality. In the opinion of my teenage kids, Acuff hits the perfect note of combining idealism and cynicism Ã¢â¬â no simple feat! I concur. This book as perfectly narrated by the author in a manner that no one else could. This book is an "I've got to come up for air" book. You know, when you have listened to a theologically deep book and need some relief? This one is it. However, you are warned: If you are easily offended, give this one a pass.
A special thanks to the folks at christianaudio Reviewers Program for the advance copy for review. http://christianaudio.com