Weird. Because normal isn’t working. Normal people are stressed, overwhelmed, and exhausted. Many of their relationships are, at best, strained and, in most. Weird has ratings and reviews. James said: Because ‘wide is the road that leads to destruction,’ Groeschel posits those on the narrow road m. Normal infects our faith as well, both what we believe and how we live it out. When we consider how people relate to God, it’s normal to either.

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After all it is so normal for people to amass big debt and be miserly. If you wsird on the wide, you are pretty normal. He, being weird, says that rather than trying to do everything you need to prioritize the things that are really important, live lives that are fully in the moment, and establish a rhythm of working and rest Sabbath.

Church in a two-car garage in Edmond, Oklahoma in January In fact, most people respect people who are generous and groesxhel money well. Jul 20, Wendy Leonard-Richardson rated it liked it.

Book Review: Weird by Craig Groeschel

If you want to be like normal people, think and act the way normal people act. All of this together made the text pretty alienating. I really loved most of this book. Groeschel goes on to talk about money.


He didn’t come right out and say that but I got that vibe. The book had 5 parts that help you identify what craiv you are on. Learn more at http: Add that, and maybe this book would have something weird to say. This is definitely a book I recommend. Join us for this five-week series exploring life beyond normal. He addresses everything from church to finances to sex and sexuality.

In the last section, Groeschel addresses ‘values. Perhaps where he comes closest to weirdness against cultural values is in his discussion of Love and relationships and sex. More of this book speaks directly to you than anyone else. May 21, Zach Henry rated it really qeird it. A great read for all Christians about how to really live for Jesus, not settling for worldly standards. You’ll hear folks talk about The U.

Great read My mother recommended this book and it was well worth it. Dec 31, Jenna Zanella rated it did not like it. This isn’t necessarily bad, we need to address the individual. Craig Groeschel’s Weird is what I suspect the vast majority of people would call normal.

Weird: Because Normal Isn’t Working

And best of all, it’s totally free for churches! The topic is too narrow and forced into every chapter.

Our hearts are changed when the focus is on God and not our selves. Groeschel’s ‘weird’ advice is this: This book got me t Weird: Really felt geoeschel that I am not the only struggling through these things! Even though we weirdd in one of the most prosperous places on earth, normal is still living paycheck to paycheck and never getting ahead.


God has become a means to an end, a tool in our toolbox to accomplish groeschell we want. After discussing the overall theme, the book digs deeper into five individual topics for which we are called upon to be weird: People don’t buy books on holiness because it isn’t sexy.

I’ll probably be re-reading this one, at least in part, and checking the pages for little arrows I wrote in at places I need to study again.

I don’t, and I don’t. The Bible prescribes a life of weirdness beyond the norms of this world. Also, the “Weird” group discussion guide was a perfect accompaniment for us – giving us excellent questions and background to lead the small group. Craig has some strong opinions but his perspective is an appreciated change contrasting crag norms- and he challenges you to a better and more fulfilling life.

The book started with a question that the author asked himself and challenged his readers to ask the same. Weird by Craig Groeschel by Mike time to read: