Bakker is the son of the disgraced Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker who ran the Praise the Lord (PTL) television ministry. After that all went pear-shaped and his parents divorced he turned to drugs and alcohol (and tattoo parlours by the look of his picture). However he turned back and now is a co-pastor at the Revolution Church NYC. Here he explains how he came to understand the true meaning of God's grace.
If anyone ever had a reason to leave the Christian faith, Jay Bakker did.At the age of only 11 his parents' global PTL ministry was engulfed by scandal and undermined by Christian backbiting -all of which played out in the 24-hour news media. Disillusioned, Bakker turned to drugs and alcohol and left his childhood beliefs behind. But along the way, an interesting thing happened: Bakker came to understand, through his personal challenges and suffering (as well as the help of some friends), what God's grace was really all about.In this book Bakker explores the true nature of grace--what it means for everyday living and the hot-button issues of our day. With disarming humility, poignant observations, and spot-on theology, Bakker both challenges Christians to reassess their understanding of salvation and encourages non-believers to see Jesus with fresh eyes.