The transparency demonstrated in this article is the sort of "authenticity" that Emergent-type Christians talk about all the time, but seem to have no real interest in embodying. Too much personal sacrifice, too raw, too unsafe and uncomfortable... And worst of all: you can't sell books if people know your spiritual answers haven't led to "your best life."
In Becky's article, Ken says:
Most of us in the Evangelical world would literally have to go through some kind of intensive, invasive deprogramming program to really manage genuine transparency. Easier to say, "I'm a mess... and here's my book, only $22.95, where I explain how to get beyond the mess!" Hello speaker circuit!
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