...Christian George: BiographyChristian
's parents almost named him Calvin Augustinius George, but instead they named him after a pilgrim, Christian, in John Bunyan's book, "Pilgrim's Progress."
From a very early age Christian
traveled the world, visiting ancient castles and musty cathedrals.Following the footprints of millions of pilgrims who have gone before, he
journeyed to distant lands where God intervened in history and worked in mighty ways.In 2000, he graduated from Briarwood High school in Birmingham, Alabama, and went to Samford University and majored in art.Of course, he always feared the artists outcome-living from paycheck to paycheck, driving an iridescent minivan, and dying early from exposure to oils.
On the morning of December 13, 2003, he
graduated from college and later that evening married Rebecca Pounds, the love of his
life.In the fall of 2004, he enrolled as a student at Beeson Divinity School, an interdenominational seminary where he pursued the Master of Divinity degree.
Instead of painting, God opened opportunities for him to write, and he
easel for a laptop.
began to develop a passion for communicating God's truth in simple, earthy language, and he
wrote a book about the practice of pilgrimage called "Sacred Travels" that was published by InterVarsity Press
latest book, "Sex, Sushi, and Salvation" was published by Moody Press
is excited about the revival brewing in his
generation and his
prayer is that this book will ignite a spiritual awakening.To this end, Christian
travels and speaks to colleges and youth groups about God and the Christian faith.
In May, 2007, Christian
graduated from divinity school.He's starting a Ph.D in theology next year, but for the time being he's taking a year off to speak, write at Starbucks, and search for God in unexpected ways.