Don't be deceived by the title, this is the demanding, unyielding, impatient tenderness of God that will break your heart and (if you let it) give your heart new life. --John Ortberg, author of If You Want to Walk on Water, You ve Got to Get Out of the Boat
Compelling . . . .Manning's book offers a radical portrait of discipleship for the modern church. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
...Scorchingly prophetic, breathtakingly transparent, and extravagantly tender. I'm glad I got to learn from him. --John Ortberg, author of Everybody's Normal Til You Get To Know Them
Delves into the life and work of Jesus in order to find the cure for self-hatred, the most critical spiritual dilemma of today, helping readers to understand the true nature and divine message of Jesus in order to achieve self-acceptance.