Searching For God Knows What
New York Times best-selling author Donald Miller explores the origin andmeaning ofredemption in this fully revised and redesigned bestseller.Hysterically funny, wryly provocative, and disquietingly insightful, Searching for God Knows What invites readers to examine their deep need for redemption, to...
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New York Times best-selling author Donald Miller explores the origin andmeaning ofredemption in this fully revised and redesigned bestseller.Hysterically funny, wryly provocative, and disquietingly insightful, Searching for God Knows What invites readers to examine their deep need for redemption, to feel it, know it, and live like it is true in their lives.Miller weaves phenomenal characters and true-to-life spectacles into his acclaimed memoir style to enrich,inspire, entertain, and ultimately challenge readers to see life in a new way.He shows that one of the greatest desires of every person is the desire for redemption, to have brokenness repaired. Instead of the chaotic relationships, self-hatred, wreckless consumerism, and anxiety that overrun a life without redemption, Miller uncovers the beauty and power of the Gospel to fulfill one of our deepest needs.
In Searching for God Knows What, best-selling author Donald Miller invites you to reconnect with a faith worth believing. With humor, intelligence, and his trademark writing style, he shows that relationship is God's way of leading us to redemption. And our need for redemption drives us to relationship with God. ?Being a Christian,? Miller writes, ?is more like falling in love than understanding a series of ideas.?
Maybe you are a Christian wondering what faith you signed up for. Or maybe you don?t believe anything and are daring someone?anyone?to show you a genuine example of authentic faith. Somewhere beyond the self-help formulas, fancy marketing, and easy promises there is a life-changing experience with God waiting. Searching for God Knows What weaves together beautiful stories and fresh perspectives on the Bible to show one man's journey to find it.
?Like a shaken snow globe, Donald Miller's newest collection of essays creates a swirl of ideas about the Christian life that eventually crystallize into a lovely landscape . . . [He] is one of the evangelical book market's most creative writers.? ?Christianity Today
?If you have felt that Jesus is someone you respect and admire?but Christianity is something that repels you?Searching for God Knows What will give you hope that you still can follow Jesus and be part of a church without the trappings of organized religion.? ?Dan Kimball Author of The Emerging Church and Pastor of Vintage Faith Church, Santa Cruz, CA
?For fans of Blue Like Jazz, I doubt you will be disappointed. Donald Miller writes with the wit and vulnerability that you expect. He perfectly illustrates important themes in a genuine and humorous manner . . . For those who would be reading Miller for the first time, this would be a great start.? ?Relevant
Donald Miller grew up in Houston, TX. Leaving home at the age of 21, he traveled across the country until he ran out of money in Portland, OR, where he lives today.
In 2002, after having audited classes at Reed College, Don wrote Blue Like Jazz, which would slowly become a NY Times bestseller. In 2004 Don released Searching For God Knows What, a book about how the Gospel of Jesus explains the human personality. In 2005 he released Through Painted Deserts, the story of his and a friend's road trip across the country. Recently he has released A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
A sought-after speaker, Don has delivered lectures to a wide range of audiences, including the Women of Faith Conference, the Veritas Forum at Harvard University, and the Veritas Forum at Cal Poly. In 2008 Don was asked to deliver the closing prayer on Monday night at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO.