We should be giving people a break from things with an opportunity to rest at least ounce a week.We tend to get ourselves so busy that we don't even have the time to think about God.Although Joshua Harris has done a phenomenal job with providing examples and personal stories, he sets up quite an idealistic example of the church.

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The problems I've mentioned with the book are quite minor considering the rest of the great content.

So most of the theology is good, just a few big ify things brought up.

You're not part of an audience - you're part of a congregation. Although Joshua Harris has done a phenomenal job with providing examples and personal stories, he sets up quite an idealistic example of the church.

This isn't bad, but in some ways the book came across as a to do list.

This book criticizes church 'daters' as being too individualistic and me-centered but fails to provide a compelling ecclesiology.

In the end it says you should join a church because that is how you will grow and get the most out of your spiritual life. Perhaps it is because this book has a low view of sacraments (the sacraments are there to demonstrate your commitment to Jesus and thus the church). God's mission for the church is given lip-service but is not unpacked and only stated a few times.

We are a generation of consumers, independent and critical.

We attend church, but we don't want to settle down and truly invest ourselves.

Loving Jesus Christ involves a passionate commitment to His church — around the world and down the street. I especially enjoyed the thoughts on attending church as a consumer vs. Consumers critique and analyze the singing, the sermon, the experience.