Skip main content and go to side navigation
Broken: 7 "Christian" Rules That Every Christian Ought to Break as Often as Possible

Enlarge Image | Look Inside

Broken: 7 "Christian" Rules That Every Christian Ought to Break as Often as Possible

by Jonathan Fisk

Item #: 124389WEB / 2012 / Paperback / 280 Pages

Regular Price: 
$17.99
Sale Price: 
$15.99 You Save $2.00 (11%)
 
Free gift offer

Professional Discount

As a rostered LCMS pastor, teacher, musician, or DCE you receive a 20% discount on qualifying books, Bibles, professional books, and The Lutheran Study Bible, when purchased for personal use. The personal use discount applies for one of an item for you or your immediate family members where applicable. Any purchase(s) beyond the one item personal use will be processed at the current sale price.

Please state in the Order Notes if more than one item is for personal use and the description of that use.

Free Shipping Details

When applicable free ground shipping is available on all qualifying orders shipped to a single U.S. or Canadian address. Free shipping is provided by UPS Ground in the U.S. and Canadian Postal Service in Canada. Other shipping options are available for an additional expense upon checkout.

If your order qualifies for free shipping, but contains qualifying products that are out of stock, we will ship those items to you when they become available and apply free ground shipping to both parts of your order.

Thanksgiving Weekend Free Shipping (On Select Items) Details

Qualifying orders include sales of select in-stock CPH merchandise/product only and exclude special-order items (drop-ship or POD), gift cards or gift certificates, prepublications, technology subscriptions, technology support, other subscription or perpetual purchases, and Lutherans For Life (LFL) and Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) products. This offer is valid for new orders placed through cph.org or phone only. This offer is not available for sales of products purchased for resale. Minimum order of $79 USD. U.S. and Canada only. Standard UPS ground and commercial shipping only. Some exclusions may apply.

Christmas Catalog Free Gift Offer


Free Christmas ornaments
This item qualifies for our Christmas Catalog free gift offer. Enter the promo code GIFT at checkout to receive special discounts on select Christmas Catalog items. When you spend $79 or more on Christmas Catalog items, you will get a FREE 3-pack of Christmas ornaments, while supplies last. Your order’s net amount will be determined after any discounts are applied. Offers expire December 31, 2016. Prices and special offer are subject to change.

Bulk Discounts Enter promo code QCO at checkout

Quantity Discount*
10–24 15% off
25–49 20% off
50–99 25% off
100–249 30% off
250 or more 40% off

* Certain exclusions apply. Discount off of retail price of product. If current sale price is better than the discounted price, the current sale price will apply without further discount. CPH reserves the right to change the discount schedule at any time without notice. Discounts may not be combined with other offers.


Availability: In Stock
 
 


Real Answers
Real Religion
Real Holy Spirituality
 
There are only two kinds of spirituality in the world. One is false, and one is true. One is the manifestation of the old evil foe who has sent many false spiritualties out into the world, and the other is the holy spirituality found only in faith in the one true God. One is a lie, and one is real.
 
But which is which?
 
There is a cultural perfect storm shredding the spiritual landscape of the United States. It travels on the wind of a growing ignorance of both history and the Bible. Christians are losing faith because the kind of Christianity they are trying to believe is
 
BROKEN
 
This book examines seven of the most common spiritual traditions and how they use speculation, mysticism, and moralism to break Christianity. Author Jonathan Fisk calls them the seven “counterfeit Christian rules that every Christian ought to break as often as possible,” because they are seven myths that have infiltrated the churches in our age, seven teachings taught as if they were doctrine, but which are nothing more than the traditions of men.
 
The dark secret of Christianity in America is that we are losing.
We hide it with light shows, Christian dance and music, and video games,
but it’s true. And it’s not new.
 
The house has grown too dirty. Fisk is going to sweep it clean. All of it: the dusty corners where spores of speculation lay, the air filled with the mustiness of mysticism, the grout where the mold of moralism has grown thick over our clean confidence in Christ. Once the grime has been scrubbed away, Fisk shows how, under the cross of Jesus, you will find that your mind, heart, and hands, your reason, emotions, and sense of mercy, are the very things that our Lord has redeemed. In the resurrection of Jesus, in His fulfillment of the Law, in the essence of His Gospel, in the pure Word of God, you will find the truth.
 
Endorsements
“In the manifesto of the Emergent Church Movement, Brian McLaren described  himself as “evangelical, post/protestant, liberal/conservative, mystical/poetic, biblical, charismatic/contemplative, fundamentalist/Calvinist, Anabaptist/Anglican, Methodist, catholic” and more.  But, as John Pless has noted, his grand theological synthesis does not include “Lutheran.”  But could it be that the kind of Christianity that best addresses our postmodern times—the kind that is the most radical, the most relevant, and the most cutting-edge, the theology that most precisely addresses the spiritual condition of our day (as well as every other day) and that counters the weaknesses of most American Christianity (including that of the Emergent Church)—is actually orthodox, conservative, confessional Lutheranism?  That’s the impression one gets from Rev. Jonathan Fisk’s brilliant, exhilarating book Broken.  If you know people, young or old, who are burnt out from churches and on the verge of giving up on Christianity (or if you yourself are), get them this book!  Quickly!”
Gene Edward Veith
Provost & Professor of Literature, Patrick Henry College
 
“For any reader who is not afraid of having their practice challenged, their thought process tweaked, or their whole approach to Church adjusted—I recommend this book. For those who are afraid—it is a must read.”
Rev. Dr. Brian Saunders
President of Iowa District East   
    

 
 

Item Number:
124389WEB
Age(s):
Young Adult - Adult
Availability:
In Stock

Customer Reviews

Broken: 7 "Christian" Rules That Every Christian Ought to Break as Often as Possible

by Jonathan Fisk

5.00 (3)
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
(3)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
to write your review.
Sort By:
Showing 1 - 3 of 3 Customer Reviews
Kristin
8/3/2016
Family read

We read this with our Pastor and friend first, then we read it with our children. An excellent follow up to our children's confirmation studies. Once confirmation classes are done we are not finished parents! This is a perfect follow up. Thank you Pr Fisk.

Karl
7/28/2015
Broken to Help the Church Heal

To say this is a great book would be an understatement! Pastor Fisk does an awesome job showing where the church has in many ways become broken, following the ideas and ways of this world. And shows how when we see look to God's Word in the Bible that it shows the church the real way to be healed! Through Christ Jesus alone! Anything other than Jesus is just"Broken"! Highly recommend you see for yourself!

Dennis
12/8/2014
Hits nail right on the head

e have 6 people in our bible study. This book is excellent for small group studies. I personally do not think anyone ready it alone would get the full understanding that small group discussion brings out. This book is a reality check.

1 people found this comment helpful, 0 did not

People who bought this product also bought...



Go back to main content | Go back to main navigation

Go back to main content | Go back to main navigation

Print on Demand Shipping Information

Shipping within the United States
Shipping rates are determined by total amount of your POD order. Please refer to the grid below:

POD Item Total  Shipping cost
0 - $20 $5
$20 - $50 $7
$50 - $100 $10
$100 - $250 9% of POD Item total
$250 - $500 8% of POD Item total 
$500 - $1000 7% of POD Item total
> $1000 6% of POD Item total

Shipping to Canada
A flat shipping fee of $15.00 will be applied to your order.

Shipping outside the United States or Canada
If you are a customer outside the U.S. or Canada, please indicate which shipping method you prefer in the “Order Notes” field on the My Cart page. Your shipping options include:

  • Non-Trackable Shipping: A flat shipping fee of $15.00 will be applied to your order.
  • Trackable Shipping: A flat shipping fee of $120.00 will be applied to your order.