John Ortberg, bestselling author and evangelical pastor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church in Menlo Park, California, begins this soul-searching book by sharing a secret. He has doubts. Even though he reports to have spent a good part of his life "studying and thinking and reading and teaching about God," growing up in a church, attending a faith-based college and then seminary, he still owns up to doubts about faith and God.
But equally important, Ortberg has faith. Faith enough to "have bet the farm," so to speak. He tells readers to consider this mystery that touches every human being: there is an element where faith is incomprehensible. He remarks tha