The Shack: A Report

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Six years ago I read the book “The Shack” and that book changed how I view my faith and what God does for his people who are in great sadness. A movie based on this book is coming out this weekend and I wanted to share with you what I thought about this profound story.

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For the past few days I have been reading a great book called ?The Shack?. Written by William P. Young it tells the fictional story of a man named Mackenzie Allen Phillips or as he is informally known as ?Mack? and his struggles with his faith which has been shaken by a bad relationship with his father and the death of his daughter named Missy.

Mack goes through the heart wrenching search for Missy who is abducted by a serial killer. Missy?s blood soaked dress is found in a shack where Mack would go through an amazing spiritual journey that would lead him back to a reconciled relationship with his father and the forgiveness of the killer who took his daughter?s life.

The great thing about this book is how it portrays God in three persons (known as the Trinity). God who is called Papa is a huge black woman…

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Author: Tony Burgess

Hi there, my name is Tony Burgess from Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. I am a believer, bleeding-heart, idealist and blogger. My life is about my wife Laura of 18 years. We have a dog named Cody. I have worked in customer service and relations. Currently I work for Blood Assurance a regional blood bank contacting donors to donate blood. I graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 1994, Hiwassee College in 1992 and Red Bank High School in 1988. Spiritually I am a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. My interests are blogging (duh), media, computers, cooking, sports, entertainment, culture and religion. Thank you for connecting with me. Grace, peace and love!

2 thoughts on “The Shack: A Report”

  1. I loved reading The Shack! It truly was a phenomenal and life-changing book. I didn’t even realize they were making a film adaptation until I saw a commercial for it during the Oscars the other night. Looking forward to your film review!

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