Have you ever finished reading a book, only to want to pick it up and begin reading it all over again? The Grace Effect:How the Power of One Life Can Reverse the Corruption of Unbelief
The book opens and closes with reenacted conversations with renowned atheist Christopher Hitchens, Larry Alex Taunton's book The Grace Effect: How the Power of One Life Can Reverse the Corruption of Unbelief unveils how Christianity is indeed a powerful force in a world that has shunned grace.
Taunton movingly articulates how God's impacting grace and truth can be utilized in our fallen world, even a world surrounded by unbelief and apathy. Moreover the impact of grace is "observable phenomenon" inasmuch as human experience is perceptibly enhanced where "authentic Christianity flourishes." On the surface, the book tells the triumphant story of an orphan girl whose life is transformed - a powerful story, and a true story. But it is much more than that. It is a fascinating blend of history, the theology of true Christian grace and the reality of a little girl's life in the face of an ungraceful society. This book lays out a compelling case for the need for authentic Christianity in society. The book reads very conversationally as Taunton richly infuses his narrative with history, humor, and helpful illustrations from his own past.
I highly recommend this book, not only to Christians who might need a reminder of how blessed we are to live in a country impacted by God's Grace, but also to non believers who feel a secular society is what America should become.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Thomas Nelson Publishers as part of their BookSneeze.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255, by Larry Alex Taunton is such a book. I couldn't put it down and when I did finish reading it, I wanted to pick it up and read it from cover to cover again immediately. I suspect it is a book that I will keep re-reading many times over.