Normal people are stressed, overwhelmed, and exhausted. Many of their relationships are, at best, strained and, in most cases, just surviving. In our oversexed world, lust, premarital sex, guilt and shame are far more common than purity, virginity, and a healthy married sex life. And when it comes to God, the majority believe in Him, but the teachings of Scripture rarely make it into their everyday lives. Simply put, normal isn’t working.As I’m reading through his book, I am realizing that I’m not nearly as weird as I’d like to be. If I’m being honest, sometimes I just look like the average person doing the typical things that normal people do. I wonder what people think of me way more than I should. I’m am uncomfortable with how easily I seem to blend in with the crowd. Because the crowd is a bit jacked up, y’all. (I’m not even bothered if you judge me for saying jacked up.) (Okay, so maybe I’m wondering what you think a little.) It’s time for a change. Join me and read Craig’s book. Let’s get weird together.
Craig Groeschel is my pastor and my friend so I can call him weird. And he’s fine with it. In fact, he’s so okay with it, that he wrote a book about it. The point of Craig’s latest book, Weird, is to challenge us to do things differently than status quo. Craig writes: