Challenging the influence of culture upon faith, Water, Fire, Wind rejects an entertainment, consumer Christianity and calls readers to return not simply "back to the basics"for those basics may still be distorted by the culture around usbut calls them deeper still. It points followers of Jesus back to the very elements of the faith, the essentials that should be in the very DNA of every believer.
This approach strips away all that smothers faith, directing believers' attention to the "core of the core" of following Jesus. It takes a wrecking ball to a Christianity of human creation, and sends readers on an archaeological dig of sorts, forcing them to rediscover the foundations upon which God can rebuild our belief.
These elements are the life-blood of spirituality and our very existence. They are the ingredients that give us spiritual health and growthwithout them we are spiritually thirsty, cold, and stagnant. These elements of the faith are symbolized as water, fire, and wi