In his Epistle, the Apostle Peter instructed disciples to give others good reason for the hope they have in Christ, but to do so with 'gentleness and respect.' Unfortunately, in the eyes of many non-Christians today, the church has done just the opposite. In Unchristian, David Kinnaman, president of the Barna Group, has complied startling research among the unchurched and learned that Christians are too often known for the issues they stand against, rather than the hope which they stand for. According to the research, believers are seen as too judgmental, too political, and often hypocritical. Listeners who are Pastors, lay persons, or youth leaders will not want to go without the details of this critical study. Uncover the latest research on the unchurched in Kinnaman's must-read book.… (more)
PuddinTame: These two are books that will likely infuriate conservative Christians, but provide a lot to ponder and educate those willing to reflect on what they are saying.
Liberal Christians agnostics, and atheists may love both of them.
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