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Jersak has a casual conversational tone in his writing "It s a disarming rhetorical device it allows those who wouldn t normally read books in this genre to "s a disarming rhetorical device it allows those who wouldn t normally read books in this genre to him and it disarms those who would be predisposed to disagree with him In one sense it s nice to read a book on orthopraxy that decidedly isn t systematic in its instruction Life isn t lived in such organized ways But Jersak replaces the conceptual with the personal delving deeper into his own story to draw from his own xperience But there is no bait and switch Instead of prescribing the Jesus Way in absolutes he makes the matter a confessional of how he tries and sometimes fails to live out the message Jesus teachesThis book is at once less theological but perhaps immediately helpful than its predecessor A More Christlike God A book like this could do serious heavy lifting for communities and new converts Excellent book Brad gives clarity of Jesus from scripture and His purpose and now our purpose in living out lif The Christlike way as Radical Self Giving Radical Hospitality Radical Unity Radical Recovery Radical Peacemaking and Forgiveness Radical Surrender Radical Compassion and JusticeSo much better than the moralism partisan amoralism factionalism and nationalism that our times has on offer In this seuel to A More Christlike God Brad Jersak an award winning author accomplished theologian grounded in Scripture and Patristics writes from decades of pastoral xperience A More Christlike Way is a book about Jesus Christ Jersak lays out how Jesus Christ of Nazareth in his fully human nature forged the path for a new and true humanity We ll call it the Jesus WayThe author critiues four common counterfeits to the Jesus Way1 Moralism When Morality Becomes Heresy2 Partisan Amoralism When Politics Trump Morality3 Retributive Factionalism Are You on the Spectrum 4 Nationalism Civil ReligionHe then describes seven facets of a Christlike WayFacet 1 Radical Self givingFacet 2 Radical HospitalityFacet 3 Radical Unity Facet 4 Radical RecoveryFacet 5 Radical PeacemakingForgiveness Facet 6 Radical SurrenderFacet 7 "Radical CompassionJusticeFinally Jersak closes with A More Beautiful Vision Abba s I have a dream speech A More Christlike " CompassionJusticeFinally Jersak closes with A More Beautiful Vision Abba s I have a dream speech A More Christlike sets forth a vision for following Jesus that is in keeping with the kind of faith that first turned the world upside down two thousand years ago Do not let the religious theme stop you from reading this book I am not religious and really don t know much about religion However I am constantly trying to be a better person This book helped me to clearly see my faults and understand them so that I Can Work On Fixing Them GoodreadsGiveaways can work on fixing them GoodreadsGiveaways to Net Galley and the publisher for an advance copy of this book in xchange for an honest reviewI was originally interested in reading this book for two reasons 1 to learn to lead a Christ centered life I believe that in my heart that whatever is wrong with this world so much meanness and anger that Jesus must be the answer I found myself wondering what Art ever happened to the WWJD what would Jesus do bracelets thatveryone was wearing a few decades ago and 2 Confession time to use it s info as ammo to beat conservatives over the head for their support and condoning unchristian like behavior of our countries leaders separating children from their parents answering mass shooting with thoughts and prayers instead of legislation writing policies that make the wealthy God Is in the Crowd even richer while the working poor chose between food and a place to livetcFirst the author really resonated with me as he makes a clear definition between what is today called Christian and the term Christ follower which he defines those who follow or intend to the Jesus Way as lived and taught by Jesus Christ By that definition not all Christians are Christ followers and not all Christ followers are Christians Gandhi was a Hindu not a Christian But given his devotion to following the Jesus Way of the Sermon on the Mount he was arguably a Christ follower So too are many millions of Muslims today This doesn t mean that Muslims and Christians agree It s just that many ha. Christianity’s infamy is that our way and our faith have not been very Christlike A More Christlike Way is a book for our time where so much of what is called Christianity has been hijacked to serve agendas that are decidedly un Christlike In this seuel to A More Christlike God Brad Jersak an award winning author accomplished theologian grounded in Scripture and Patristics writes from decades of pastoral xperience A More Christlike Way is a book about Jesu. ,


Ve come to love and follow Jesus their orthodoxy notwithstanding He then goes on to discuss some of the false idols the church has built today to justifying it moving ver further away from the teaching of Jesus He calls then the four fraudulent faiths Moralism puritanical religion Partisan Amoralism politicized faith Retributive Factionalism culture wars ideology Nationalism and Civil Religion clan and country Everything rang true to me See this is what I see people calling themselves Christians who are anything butHowever a few chapters in the finger was pointed at me I was not living the life Christ asks If someone says I love God but hates their brother or sister that person is a liar Someone who doesn t love a brother or sister whom they have seen how can they love God whom they haven t seen 1 Jn 420 Hmmm perhaps I judge too muchThere is a warning about otherness that is The Matriarchs (The Family exactly opposite of what Jesus wants and how we all like to comfortably separate ourselves from those who are different Do you feel at home with the sueaky clean folks of good reputation Or with those on the messy margins Do you rub shouldersasily with the up and comer or the down and outer Do you relate better to the religious Notes for the Everlost elder or the rebellious sibling Either way how might we make space for all those who feel most other to us So for me to follow hisxample it s not about me When I Moan (Vassi and Seri 1: Russian Stepbrother Romance) embracing gay people or the homeless I already do thatasily Its about me inviting people I despise Rupert Murdoch and Mitch McConnell and those that actually wish to do me harm to my table and loving them Not making nice to their faces but actually loving them Sheesh When Jesus said pick up the cross and follow me he didn t say it would be No Biggy! easy The author gives numerousxamples of how difficult it can be to learn to love our Crush It! enemies whether it be internet trolls out to ruin a life or Islamic terrorists Hate breeds hate and can only continue toscalate It s only though love can we make the world a better placeIn summary while reading this book I highlighted over 300 passages This book touched me and Attracting Birds to Your Backyard enlightened me than I hoped It is beautifully written and speaks directly to my heart Highly recommend for those want to let go of anger and bring in love Overall I was not a fan of this book However there were good tidbits here and therespecially about judgement and hate I lost interest through most parts due to the author seemingly continuing on about something for far too long Recently I have read a few books that have helped me in my ongoing wrestling with the violent Old Testament image of God that remains so prevalent in contemporary Deep Listening evangelicalism None was helpful than Brad Jersak s A More Christlike God in convincing me that the invisible God as revealed in Jesus Christ gives us a reliable and complete picture of the true God than much of what is conveyed throughout the Old TestamentI frankly wondered how Brad would be able to live up to this high standard in his seuel A More Christlike Way He did not disappointSo much of what I have learned in my lifetime about Christian discipleship prioritized belief systems and obedience to commandments Thankfully Jersakxpands on what discipleship masters such as Dallas Willard have taught about the importance of simply focusing on the Jesus Way as most succinctly and fully revealed in Jesus infamous Sermon on the MountThere was much I appreciated about this book but I will focus on just a few points First Jersak does a marvelous job of clearly setting apart the Jesus Way from the distortions represented in the recent spread of nationalism and in the growth in partisan politicization of the Christian religion most clearly represented in the American Christian Right He reveals the dangers for Jesus followers of becoming so strongly affiliated with our position on the political spectrum whether left or right the we nd up creating a new religion out of our politics that Supplants The Jesus Way As the Jesus Way as in the Sermon on the Mount Second Jersak helps us grapple with the way of retributive violence that continues to prevail in much of Christendom despite the contr. S Christ Jersak lays out how Jesus Christ of Nazareth in his fully human nature forged the path for a new and true humanity We’ll call it the Jesus Way The author critiues four common counterfeits to the Jesus Way 1 Moralism When Morality Becomes Heresy 2 Partisan Amoralism When Politics Trump Morality 3 Retributive Factionalism Are You on the Spectrum 4 Nationalism Civil Religion He then describes seven facets of a Christlike Way Facet 1 – Radical Self
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