What is your concept of Jesus? Gentle Jesus lying in a manger? The stern Jesus calling the woman a dog? A dangerous criminal executed by the Roman state? A wise teacher? A wandering rabbi?
Todd exhorts us to let go of our shallow conceptions of Jesus and our simplistic view of what he wants from us. These ideas are far too small. Making this change, taking this journey takes courage that most of us do not have. Let go of what you think. Dive into a deeper truth.