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The First Time We Saw Him: Awakening to the Wonder of Jesus

The First Time We Saw Him: Awakening to the Wonder of Jesus

by Matt Mikalatos

Scripture tells us that the words of Jesus made people uncomfortable, confused, angry, repentant, worshipful, and riotous. Today, we read the words of Christ in a steady, even tone and find ourselves wondering if maybe we're missing something. Could it be that we've lost the emotional power of Jesus's words simply because we're too familiar w… Read more…

Into the Fray: How Jesus's Followers Turn the World Upside Down

Into the Fray: How Jesus's Followers Turn the World Upside Down

by Matt Mikalatos

In the earliest days of the Christian church, the gospel spread out from Jerusalem in a burst of incredible stories. A man who could calm a stormy sea with a word, who healed the lame and the blind, who raised the ire of the religious leaders, and who even raised people from the dead. Compare this organic, even entertaining, method of spreading the Good News… Read more…

Reason Why

Reason Why

by Mark Mittelberg and Matt Mikalatos

Everyone wants to believe in something beyond or someone bigger than themselves, but nobody wants to be duped. In order to provide answers to people who are seeking the truth, Mark Mittelberg updates for today the classic book by Robert Laidlaw that sold millions, The Reason Why. This short book gives clear, concise reasons why belief in God makes sense.… Read more…

Night of the Living Dead Christian

Night of the Living Dead Christian

by Matt Mikalatos

What does a transformed life actually look like? In his follow-up to the critically acclaimed Imaginary Jesus, Matt Mikalatos tackles this question in an entertaining and thought-provoking way—with MONSTERS!!! While Christians claim to experience Christ’s resurrection power, we sometimes act like werewolves who can’t control our base desires. Or zombie… Read more…

My Imaginary Jesus

My Imaginary Jesus

by David Kinnaman and Matt Mikalatos

Matt Mikalatos liked Jesus a lot. In fact, he couldn’t believe how much they had in common. They shared the same likes, dislikes, beliefs, and opinions. (Though Jesus did have better hair.) So imagine Matt’s astonishment when he finds out that the guy he knows as Jesus . . . isn’t. He’s an Imaginary Jesus: a comfortable, convenient imitation Matt has… Read more…

Good News for a Change

Good News for a Change

by Matt Mikalatos

Imagine an atheist sending you regular prayer requests. Or your coworker grabbing you by the arm and asking you to stay late at work to talk about God just a bit longer. When Jesus talked about the Good News, people ran to him.We should expect the same response. Good News for a Change is about working together with Jesus to share the gospel in ways unique to… Read more…