As Christians, we're faced with challenges from multiple fronts. We love the idea of God's free gift of salvation, but many of us don't give a lot of thought to the risks we are expected to take to deserve that gift. We go through life making excuses for our shortcomings and failing to reflect the true image of God because we don't want to sacrifice too much or upset anyone.
Does God expect more from you? Are there times when you've been unwilling to risk your money, children, friendships, enemies, freedom, family, pride, reputation, or marriage for God? Are there risks you should be taking that would leave no doubt that you're serious about this Christianity stuff? And if you're not willing to take those risks, what is the alternative? Are you really serious about your Christian walk, or are you just going through the motions, believing God will work it all out? Is that all that's expected of you?
Reading this book will help you examine your life and compare it to characters in the Bible who were willing to take the risk and some who chose not to. God expects more from you than lip service, and he is worth the risk.