I received a copy of this book via Desert Book for the purpose of this review.
The 7-Day Christian, by Brad Wilcox
Christianity is facing great opposition. No one is being thrown to lions, but many followers of Christ face persecution because of their beliefs. At the very least, most know how it feels to end up on the wrong side of a “politically correct” conversation. More than ever before, we need believing and behaving disciples—men and women who are ready to stand up and stand together to change the world as early Christians did: one righteous choice at a time.
Filled with personal experiences and insightful stories, this book emphasizes the importance of living in accordance with our values every single day, with practical suggestions for how to actually pull it off. “Christ doesn’t just want people to acknowledge His grace,” writes Brad Wilcox. “He wants them to be transformed through it. He doesn’t just want people to come to Him. He wants them to become like Him— a process that takes place 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year, and throughout all the years of our lives.
- Size: 5×7½
- Pages: 154
- Publisher: Ensign Peak 2014
About the Author
BRAD WILCOX has lived in Ethiopia, Chile, and New Zealand; he and his family now make their home amid the Rocky Mountains. Brad taught sixth grade before obtaining his PhD in education from the University of Wyoming. His contributions as an author and teacher have been honored by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and his work has appeared in Guideposts magazine and Reader’s Digest. He once served as a member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America and has addressed thousands of youth and adults across the United State, Europe, Australia, and Japan. He and his wife, Debi, are the parents of four children.
I read this book in one sitting.
It was such an easy read, filled with inspiration. It brought home some hard core principles that I’ve let slack off in the last few years. But don’t let “hard core” scare you off. The reminders are gentle and encouraging. One quote that really stuck with me in the section titled Sense of Wisdom:
“For every person who says we can’t change, there are others whose lives are evidence of Christ’s transforming power.”
I cannot imagine that anyone would not feel uplifted by the sweet messages brought forth by Wilcox, in this lovely publication.
Legal Mambo Jumbo: I received at copy of this book for the purpose of this review. The opinions stated are 100% my own.