09/04/2006

Back to Square One

This is a relatively short book (150 pages) by Larry Christenson, a Lutheran Pastor who has written several books about spiritual renewal.

It takes as its outline the analogy of the Christian life as being like a game, where every so often we get returned to the first square and have to wait awhile before starting again. Of course it's true that we can easily get caught up in works and ministry and forget about the need for the Holy Spirit's filling and guidance day by day, but I felt the analogy got a bit convoluted in places.

Some interesting points, and worth reading, but I didn't find it particuarly inspiring or encouraging.

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