Friday, May 29, 2015

Book Review: Unoffendable

titleUnoffendable: How Just One Change Can Make All of Life Better
authorBrant Hansen
publisher: Thomas Nelson
year: 2015

If you simply look at the title of Brant Hansen's "Unoffendable: How Just One Change Can Make All of Life Better", you might assume that this is another self help book designed to teach the reader how to develop a tough skin. That assumption couldn't be further from the truth.

A lot of Christians talk about the idea anger and especially righteous anger. Like a lot of things, Christians make some huge assumptions i.e. "of course righteous anger is OK, because it's in the Bible." Except, it's not. There are lots of passages of why you should get let go of your anger and forgive. 

Brant Hansen tackles this important subject in a logical and funny way. He makes it seem so simple, but at the same time it's so deep. He roots his approach in scripture, but without being preachy or teachy. He doesn't even come off as an expert on the subject. In fact, each page is laced with humility, which is very appropriate for the subject matter, because through the book, we discover how important humility is in being unoffendable.

The bottom line: You can choose to be "unoffendable." Being offended is NOT part of being a Christian. If everyone would read this book and even attempt, just a little, to put into practice some of the stuff that he talks about... the world would be a better place.

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The opinions I have expressed are my own.

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