I have been reading The Irresistable Revolution over the Summer and there are some parts that I agree with and some that are somewhat offbase in my opinion. One part that I really agree with in the book is that the church doesn't take enough interest in the poor, homeless, etc. The church has always been concerned about abortion, homosexuality, and controversial issues like these, but a lot of times we overlook what seem to be smaller issues and just helping those around us. This is certainly something that we as a church need to be aware of as well as us as individuals.
On the other hand, there are several places in the book where Shane Claiborne expresses how hard he has to look to find a true Christian. I think this is quite incorrect. In one particular incident, Mr. Claiborne says that he had a tough time finding one true Christian until he went to work with Mother Teresa. There are plenty of true Christians right here in the US and they aren't that hard to find. It is true that we don't always show that we are Christians, but the way Mr. Claiborne expresses it makes it seem like most people that say they are Christians don't care and don't really love the Lord.
Overall, I think Mr. Claiborne brings up quite a few good points and the book really make me think and made me ponder if I really am serving others enough and living out The Great Commission and doing it like I am doing it for Jesus. As Jesus said, "Whatever you did for the least of these, my brothers and sisters, you did for me."