The Jesus I Know: Honest Conversations and Diverse Opinions about Who He Is

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New York Times bestselling author Kathie Lee Gifford reveals heartwarming, entertaining conversations between people and personalities who both agree and disagree about who Jesus is, his role throughout history, and his presence in our lives today.

For decades Kathie Lee has had deep conversations about her faith with anyone who is interested in talking about it. What she discovered early on is most people are very willing to talk about Jesus: atheists, agnostics, Scientologists, Jews, broken-hearted Catholics, confused Baptists, Pentecostals, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Hindus alike.

While some of the people Kathie Lee has spoken with do not share her belief that Jesus is the Messiah—as prophesied for centuries by prophets in the Hebrew scriptures—they nonetheless have a universal fascination with Him. This singular man who lived more than two thousand years ago, and never traveled more than one hundred miles from where He was born, managed to change the entire world. Even the way we delineate history (BC/AD) comes from His short thirty-three years of life.

In The Jesus I Know, Kathie Lee shares cherished conversations that she’s had with others who find Jesus to be an ancient historical figure who somehow continues to be an undeniably magnetic, relevant presence in the modern world. Those conversations include

  • actors like Kristin Chenoweth and Cynthia Garrett, with stories of Craig Ferguson and Kevin Costner,
  • newsmakers and news personalities like Kris Jenner, Megyn Kelly, Jason Kennedy, and Janice Dean,
  • performers like Chynna Phillips Baldwin, Brian Welch, Jimmy Allen, and Jimmy Wayne,
  • hitmakers like Louis York and David Pomeranz,
  • as well as those coming from other faith traditions.

Using Kathie Lee’s favorite Scripture passages as scaffolding, these thought-provoking exchanges will bring His teachings to life before your very eyes.

These heartwarming, entertaining conversations offer thought-provoking exchanges that bring Jesus’ teachings to life to intrigue and challenge you to find the Jesus you, too, can know.

My Thoughts

I love that this is an open conversation about Jesus with her friends. I love learning different perspectives because it helps me in my relationship with Jesus and how I can describe my Faith with others when given the opportunity. One of my favorite questions to ask others is, “How real is Jesus to you?” I could relate to this book and enjoyed hearing others’ stories. I am always seeking to understand others’ hearts and minds, so the Lord can use me to reach others with his love. We plant and water, but God makes the seeds grow. We are all on a different journey, maturing and hopefully seeking and finding the narrow way.

I received a copy of this book from FrontGate Media. All opinions are my own.

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