The Christian Atheist has ratings and reviews. Greg said: Meet Craig Groeschel, he regularly breaks 40% of the Ten Commandments:Craig heart. The Christian Atheist. Believing in God but Living Like He Doesn’t Exist. Take an honest moment and ask the question: am I putting my whole faith in God but still. Craig Groeschel. Zondervan pp., $ Buy The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living As If He Doesn’t. Current Issue.

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The afterword with three lines to cross was an extreme challenge, that I am trying to undertake.

As someone who has lived as a “Christian Athiest” for period of time and has been submerged in grorschel environment filled with them, I would recommend this book for any young Christians who are looking to take their faith to the next step. Did you miss the parts about not having ostentatious faith, or only sharing certain things with me–like what a person should and should not call pure? And we can be qtheist that we know Him if we obey His commandments.

What part of the teaching had the most impact on you?

chrishian Church in a two-car garage in Edmond, Oklahoma in January But since it’s a generally good aim, just not specifically good, I’ll let it slide. Well, I just come from an overweight family. It’s easy to aspire, but hard to attain.

A book that should be read and re-read annually as Christians. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. While some of it is just a good reminder, sometimes a reminder is exactly what we need to remember how God sees us or what we should be doing in our lives. Frankly, Groeschel doesn’t explain enough theology, and doesn’t quote enough scripture. I do like the format and organization of the book: Christianity teaches that one day we will have to stand before God and reckon every moment of chrristian lives and dollar we spend to him; that we are to turn the other cheek and love all enemies; offer our lives as living sacrifices atehist to him; forsake everything we have and follow him; commit every single thought to Christ; and to do unto others as we would have them do to us and what does the Golden Rule mean?


Feb 18, Mark rated it it was amazing. This is a great book that might be dismissed because of lack of theological depth, but should be read by every Christian who’s ever wondered or even thought that they are truly living for God.

The Bible tells me that if I’m looking at Jesus through my day-to-day relationship with him – then I’ll be changed to become more like him.

Mar 31, Matt rated it liked it.

The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living As If He Doesn’t Exist by Craig Groeschel

T Craig Groeschel is the founding and senior pastor of Life. I suspected this when I first saw this book I thought this is stupid, he’s just trying to make some money on a flimsy half catchy phrase he thought up. Given the cultural challenges of our day, churchgoers are drawn to authe I like the fit of the author’s style to the topic of the book.

Shortish chapters meant good material for my morning reading: Dec 31, Kelli rated it liked it Shelves: But when it turned out a Men’s Bible study was covering the major points of this book as well as pointing out verses from the bible which is even more important I thought it was great to finally check out. There are more than 35, free videos, sermon prep resources, kids lessons, graphics packages, music, ministry tips, and more that you can download and use in your ministry. Complete this activity on your own.

But do not despair, for I forgive you as much as anyone else even in your misguided intentions to save all Christians from lukewarm faith. Groeschel’s title says it all. Gives great helpful examples and steps on what to look at in your life and questions if it is where This humble pastor Craig Groeschel knows exactly what it’s like living comfortably and acting like though he believes in God it seemed as if He didn’t exist in his life. And with time, after getting to know Him, I will form more of a personal relationship with Him.


We want to hear from you! Use the prerecorded opener and closer here, and provide the message live in your service. He is the founder and senior pastor of LifeChurch. InGroeschel entered the ministry as an associate pastor in the United Methodist Church. He should have chosen his words more carefully. Why do I pursue happiness as if it is the real god?

Here is a sneak peak of The Christian Atheist: It is also for privileged, middle-class white people who really don’t have all that much to worry about in the first place. So as I reflect I can then see I have 3 options: Craig Groeschel’s title Fight: What I found most helpful though were the personal stories, or rather failures and confessions, by the author who is This book was interesting–on the surface there was nothing new presented as far as the gospel and living a Christian life.

In the chapter titled “When you believe in God but won’t forgive,” he shares his own painful testimony about God leading him to forgive a man who had molested his sister and the miraculous results.

The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living As If He Doesn’t Exist

He also hosts the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast as a practical tool to spark new ideas and prompt innovative thinking in leaders at every level within any organization. Through the whole book I was nodding my head and saying “that’s me, that’s me, that’s me”. Dec 28, Cody rated it it was ok. What I found most helpful though were the personal stories, or rather failures and confessions, by the author who is a prominent pastor.