So You Don't Want to Go to Church Anymore: An Unexpected Journey

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What would you do if you met someone you thought just might be one of Jesus’ original disciples still living in the 21st Century? That’s Jake’s dilemma as he meets a man who talks of Jesus as if he had known him, and whose way of living challenges everything Jake had previously known.

So You Don’t Want to Go To Church Anymore is Jake’s compelling journal that chronicles thirteen conversations with his newfound friend over a four-year period and how those exchanges turn Jake’s ...

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Overview

What would you do if you met someone you thought just might be one of Jesus’ original disciples still living in the 21st Century? That’s Jake’s dilemma as he meets a man who talks of Jesus as if he had known him, and whose way of living challenges everything Jake had previously known.

So You Don’t Want to Go To Church Anymore is Jake’s compelling journal that chronicles thirteen conversations with his newfound friend over a four-year period and how those exchanges turn Jake’s world upside-down. With his help, Jake faces his darkest fears, struggles through brutal circumstances and comes out on the other side in the joy and freedom he always dreamed was possible.

If you're tired of just going through the motions of Christianity and want to mine the depths of what it really means to live deeply in Christ, you'll find Jake's story will give you hope for your own. This book probes the difficult questions and offers some far-reaching answers. It just might turn your world upside-down as well!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598595215
  • Publisher: Oasis Audio
  • Publication date: 11/4/2008
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jake Colsen is a pseudonym for the combined work of Wayne Jacobsen and Dave Coleman. Both have been long-time friends, former pastors and continue to help people live deeply in the life of Jesus. Wayne lives in Moorpark, CA and has written numerous books and articles which he shares at lifestream.org, and he co-hosts a weekly podcast at thegodjourney.com. Dave lives in Visalia, CA. A retired hospice chaplain, he continues to actively teach and counsel others on this journey.

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Table of Contents


Stranger and Stranger Still     13
A Walk in the Park     22
This is Christian Education?     37
Why Your Promises Haven't Worked     53
Love With a Hook     65
Loving Father or Fairy Godmother?     77
When You Dig a Hole For Yourself, You Have To Throw the Dirt on Someone     88
Unplayble Lies     99
A Box By Any Other Name     111
Won to Trust     127
Taking Flight     140
The Great Gathering     155
A Final Parting     171
Why I Don't Go To Church Anymore     181
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