taking the words of Jesus seriously

…so I can find what I really need?

I want a Burger King Bacon Double Cheeseburger. I want U2’s “Achtung Baby” blasting my ear drums. I want to drive as fast as I want with no pot holes, windows down, turning where I please.

I want to rent two new releases, grab some chips and salsa and a pint of Ben & Jerry’s to fritter the night away. I want to pick up the phone and talk with my sister or brother.

I want lightning speed internet…

Kent Annan is author of the new book After Shock: Searching for Honest Faith When Your World is Shaken. He is co-director of Haiti Partners and also author of Following Jesus through the Eye of the Needle. (100% of the author proceeds from both books go to education in Haiti.)

About The Author


Kent Annan is author of Slow Kingdom Coming
 (2016), After Shock (2011),
and Following Jesus through the Eye of the
Needle (2009) and is co-director of Haiti
Partners, a nonprofit focused on education in Haiti. He’s on the board of directors of Equitas Group, a philanthropic foundation focused on ending child exploitation in Haiti and Southeast Asia. He’s a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary. He is married to Shelly, and they have a young daughter (2005) and son (2009).

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