When Michael Hyatt recommended this book recently, I couldn’t wait to read it. Based on the title, I thought this would be an exciting book about a son whose Father was in the CIA. While that is true, it was NOT what I expected at all. That is not necessarily a bad thing.

In “Jesus, my Father, the CIA and me” author Ian Cron tells the story of his life, the ups and downs and the struggles of acceptance from an alcoholic father. Taking us through his life from his earliest memories to present day, we read the story of struggles with substance abuse, acceptance and ultimately his salvation.

The most interesting thing about the book is the CIA and the mystery of people that were in his Dads life. Most they didn’t even know. His story of finding a box of photos of his Dad with people of great fame and fortune was one that stood out in my memory. The book is engaging, sad, funny and will keep you glued to the pages. I think many will connect with the story and Ian as they read it.

I give “Jesus, my Father, the CIA and me” a 4 out of 5.

Disclosure of Material Connection: Thomas Nelson Publishers sent me a free copy of this book as part of their bloggers book review program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”