In Searching for God Knows What, Donald Miller's provocative and funny new book, he shows readers that the greatest desire of every person is the desire for redemption. Every person is constantly seeking redemption (or at least the feeling of it) in his or her life, believing countless gospels that promise to fix the brokenness. Typically their ...
In Searching for God Knows What, Donald Miller's provocative and funny new book, he shows readers that the greatest desire of every person is the desire for redemption. Every person is constantly seeking redemption (or at least the feeling of it) in his or her life, believing countless gospels that promise to fix the brokenness. Typically their pursuits include the desire for fulfilling relationships, successful careers, satisfying religious systems, status, and escape. Miller reveals how the inability to find redemption leads to chaotic relationships, self-hatred, the accumulation of meaningless material possessions, and a lack of inner peace. Readers will learn to identify in themselves and within others the universal desire for redemption. They will discover that the gospel of Jesus is the only way to find meaning in life and true redemption. Mature believers as well as seekers and new Christians will find themselves identifying with the narrative journey unfolded in the book, which is simply the pursuit of redemption.
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Once again Donald Miller has pushed away the traditional barriers and lured us into his world and explained in plain English how it can feel to be real. A great read, as was Blue Like Jazz. Thanks, Donald.
Apr 4, 2007
A Great Book
More mature than his his first books leading up to it, "Searching for God Knows What" steps a way from Miller just talking about himself and what he is going through to a more study like style discussing Jesus, and why we need him. This books is best read after "Blue like Jazz" so you can achieve a view of where Miller came from.
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