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Saturday, August 16, 2008

Wild Goose Chase- Book Review Part 1


One of my favorite books in the last couple of years is "In A Pit With A Lion On A Snowy Day" by Mark Batterson. So when the chance came up to recieve two free copies of his next book, "Wild Goose Chase" by reviewing it on my blog I jumped at the chance. Unfortunatly since I was out of town last week I will not get a chance to review the book before its' release date on Aug. 19th. I will post my review when I get back from vactation next week. Below I have included the book summary and the author's bio information. I look forward to reading this book this week and again I will have my review posted next week.


Summary:

Most of us have no idea where we’re going most of the time. Perfect.

“Celtic Christians had a name for the Holy Spirit–An Geadh-Glas, or ‘the Wild Goose.’ The name hints at mystery. Much like a wild goose, the Spirit of God cannot be tracked or tamed. An element of danger, an air of unpredictability surround Him. And while the name may sound a little sacrilegious, I cannot think of a better description of what it’s like to follow the Spirit through life. I think the Celtic Christians were on to something….

Most of us will have no idea where we are going most of the time. And I know that is unsettling. But circumstantial uncertainty also goes by another name: Adventure.” --from the introduction.



Author Bio:

Mark Batterson is the lead pastor of Washington, DC’s National Community Church, widely recognized as one of America’s most innovative churches. NCC meets in movie theaters at metro stops throughout the city, as well as in a church-owned coffee house near Union Station. More than seventy percent of NCC’ers are single twentysomethings who live or work on Capitol Hill. Mark is the author of the best-selling In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day and a widely read blogger (www.markbatterson.com). He lives on Capitol Hill with his wife, Lora, and their three children.

Where to buy the book:

Amazon
chasethegoose.com

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