For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards
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For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards

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The popular writer, blogger, and television personality reveals with humor and style how Jesus' extravagant grace is the key to dealing with life's biggest challenge: people.

The majority of our joys, struggles, thrills, and heartbreaks relate to people, beginning first with ourselves and then the people we came from, married, birthed, live by, live for, go to church with, don't like, don't understand, fear, struggle with, compare ourselves to, and judge. People are the best and worst thing about the human life.

Jen Hatmaker knows this all too well, and so she reveals how to practice kindness, grace, truthfulness, vision, and love to ourselves and those around us. By doing this, For the Love leads our generation to reimagine Jesus' grace as a way of life, and it does it in a funny yet profound manner that Christian readers will love. Along the way, Hatmaker shows readers how to reclaim their prophetic voices and become Good News again to a hurting, polarized world.

Title:For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards
ISBN:0718031822
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:224 pages

    For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards Reviews

  • Louise
    Jan 01, 2016

    This book is worth more than 3 stars, but in light of all the 5-star reviews here and on Amazon (written by young bloggers, probably) I find myself compelled to provide a counterpoint. For the Love: F...

  • Callie
    Dec 21, 2015

    It is rare that I actually end up reading a "trendy" book right at the height of it's trendiness - but somehow I heard about Jen Hatmaker's For the Love enough in advance that I am able to give a time...

  • Jen
    Aug 13, 2015

    I don't read a lot of non-fiction, let alone Christian non-fiction, even though I AM a Christ follower. Why? Because it tends to come across preachy and well---boring. Plus, I have the attention span ...

  • Jamie
    Aug 17, 2015

    Here?s what the internet needs to know. Jen Hatmaker is hilarious. And honest. And real. I had the chance to hear her speak at the IF:Gathering and was so encouraged and blessed. It?s no surprise ...

  • Julie Kittredge
    Sep 15, 2015

    Knowing Jen has a loyal following, and thinking it might resonate with my own heart for women to live in freedom, I was eager to read this. It's an easy read, but I didn't find it especially inspiring...

  • Sandy
    Aug 17, 2015

    You guys, I?m not even sure what to say about For the Love. I read listened to 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess several months ago and loved it. Everything from the message to the voice to t...

  • Ashley Bergman
    Sep 19, 2015

    For the Love. I struggle with where to start. I am the demographic this book was written for. I love grace. It is my word. And yet, this book felt empty to me. There were indeed moments of truth. Of m...

  • Amy
    Jan 28, 2016

    Working through this one for a Bible Study group....

  • Hope Ortego
    Sep 26, 2015

    This book started off with a lot of enthusiasm, love, and encouragement. That all three of those transitioned into humor and was relatable. I immediately recommended the book to my mom and cousin befo...

  • Lindsay
    Dec 29, 2015

    Having four children and a busy (like everyone else) life, this book hit home for me numerous times. At times, it was almost as if Jen had been to my house and watched us live our lives. This book mad...