Brian Jones...expresses the heart's disappointment and longing with a directness that somehow always ends up leading us toward God.
--John Ortberg, author of If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat
Brian Jones sensitively addresses the existential doubts I have heard raised in both universities and churches: Where is God in my pain, and can he really be trusted? As a seasoned traveler through this difficult terrain and now pastor to other travelers, Brian speaks with transparency and passion about such questions and of God's faithfulness and presence in the midst of them.
--Ravi Zacharias, author of Recapture the Wonder
From the first paragraph I was captured by his open and engaging style. He dares to raise the questions and faith-doubts many of us have carried silently. You will appreciate his honesty and be strengthened by his counsel.
--Gene Appel, lead pastor
When I've gone through times of doubt and disillusionment, the overwhelming emotion I felt was fear: What if this never gets better? How long can I hold on? Brian Jones is the person you need to hear from at those times. This wise and encouraging book combines honesty with hope...
--Brian McLaren, author of A New Kind of Christian
Brian Jones writes in a way that allows us to accompany him on his deep and meaningful journey toward trusting God. He takes our hand to lead us, and sometimes while we're walking and thinking he slips away and we find ourselves holding the hand of God.
--Nicole Johnson, Women of Faith conference speaker and author of Fresh Brewed Life
About the Author
Brian Jones is the founding pastor at Christ's Church of the Valley in Collegeville, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. He and his wife helped plant CCV in 2000 and now he and his team lead a congregation of two thousand people. Brian is a graduate of Cincinnati Christian University and Princeton Theological Seminary.