Some books we rarely read in public. Spiritual Depression. Almost Anorexic. Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave. Anything on sexual purity.
Regardless of our reason for reading, it can feel like a confession — like we have to explain ourselves if we’re caught with one of these books at church or a coffee shop. Any chance you’ve put When I Don’t Desire God in that category?
This Is for All of Us
I know I did. I felt like I had to wait for a major spiritual crisis to come. Something awful had to happen that threatened my joy in God like never before. It seemed like depressed people should read about depression, addicts should read about addiction, and broken, miserable, morose Christians sho…