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Brian McLaren is the author of the award-winning New Kind of Christian released in 2001, The Story We Find Ourselves In (2003) and The Last Word and the Word After That (2005). More recently Brian has written A Generous Orthodoxy, The Secret Message of Jesus and the newly released Everything Must Change. McLaren remains one of the most actively sought after speakers in the Emerging Church movement, and is a bold voice among those seeking a deeper more meaningful journey in the Christian faith.

 
Naked Spirituality: A Life with God in 12 Simple WordsNaked Spirituality: A Life with God in 12 Simple Words
Brian D. McLaren
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* Are you disheartened because of unanswered prayers? Do you long to deepen your spiritual life? McLaren's refreshing introduction can help! Taking you beyond Sunday school memorization and desperate petitions, he shows that prayer is to the soul what breathing is to the body---a life-giving union with the Divine that transforms you from the inside out. 256 pages, hardcover from HarperOne.
     

 
A New Kind of ChristianityA New Kind of Christianity
Brian D. McLaren
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"McLaren has been hailed widely as one of the most significant religious leaders of our time. In articulating his longings and disquiet with the status quo, he strikes a chord with many,"---Christian Century. Startling reassessments of the Bible, authority, God, Jesus, the gospel, church, sex, pluralism, and the future. 319 pages, softcover. HarperOne.
     

 

 
Everything Must Change: Jesus, Global Crises, and a Revolution of HopeEverything Must Change: Jesus, Global Crises, and a Revolution of Hope
Brian D. McLaren
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Brian McLaren believes the church has focused upon dealing with the "spiritual needs" of seekers while neglecting the physical and social needs of the world. We have made Christian spirituality about "us" and "our eternal destiny" while failing to address the dominant societal and global realities of our lifetime: systemic injustice, poverty and dysfunction.

In Everything Must Change, Brian McLaren asks "Shouldn't a message proclaiming to be the best news in the world be doing better than this?" In this provocative and unsettling work Brian expounds upon a form of Christian practice that is holistic, integral and balanced, ultimately offering good news to both the living and the dying by declaring God's grace at work both in this life and the life to come. Open your heart to this essential message and see why it is being called McLaren's most important work to date.
     

 

 

 
A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual JourneyA New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual Journey
Brian D. McLaren
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A New Kind of Christian's conversation between a pastor and his daughter's high school science teacher reveals that wisdom for life's most pressing spiritual questions can come from the most unlikely sources. This stirring fable captures a new spirit of Christianity--where personal, daily interaction with God is more important than institutional church structures, where faith is more about a way of life than a system of belief, where being authentically good is more important than being doctrinally "right," and where one's direction is more important than one's present location. Brian McLaren's delightful account offers a wise and wondrous approach for revitalizing Christian spiritual life and Christian congregations.
     

 
The Story We Find Ourselves In: Further Adventures of a New Kind of ChristianThe Story We Find Ourselves In: Further Adventures of a New Kind of Christian
Brian D. McLaren
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In A New Kind of Christian, Brian McLaren spoke about the relevance of the Christian faith for new and emerging postmodern generations. In his follow-up book The Story We Find Ourselves In McLaren takes us one step further by discussing the way that the story of scripture interacts with and ultimately transforms the postmodern church. In this provocative volume, McLaren will encourage you to integrate God's story with your story. Take a moment to reflect on God's work in your life, and find encouragement from Pastor and activist Brian McLaren.

     

 
The Last Word and the Word after That: A Tale of Faith, Doubt, and a New Kind of ChristianityThe Last Word and the Word after That: A Tale of Faith, Doubt, and a New Kind of Christianity
Brian D. McLaren
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This last volume in the trilogy that began with the award-winning A New Kind of Christian tells an intriguing fictional tale that raises urgent questions about hell--and about our view of God. What God do we believe exists? What kind of life should we live in response? How does our view of God affect the way we see and treat other people? And how does the way we see and treat other people affect our view of God? As Pastor Dan Poole and his friends and family grapple with these pressing questions, readers will find themselves moving beyond the tired rhetoric of denominational and theological categories to a view of their relationship with God that is more truly biblical, more faithful, more inspiring, more sensible, more evocative, more robust, more healing, more global, and more transforming.
     

 

 

 

 
The Secret Message of Jesus: Uncovering the Truth That Could Change EverythingThe Secret Message of Jesus: Uncovering the Truth That Could Change Everything
Brian D. McLaren
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Brian McLaren, one of TIME magazine's "25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America," is back, this time to lead readers on a journey that will prove to be as unsettling and groundshaking as it is thrilling and life-changing. Unafraid of controversy or the uncomfortable gray areas of life, McLaren's quest is to find the essential message of Jesus' life - even if it overturns our conventional ideas, priorities, and practices.
     

 

 
More Ready Than You Realize: Evangelism in a Postmodern MatrixMore Ready Than You Realize: Evangelism in a Postmodern Matrix
Brian D. McLaren
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Many people think that postmodern ideas and concepts mean the death of Christianity. Brian McLaren thinks those people are partially correct. The end of modernity does indeed mean the end of modern Christianity (Christianity as it was enfleshed in the modern mindset). But it does not mean that Christianity is finished. McLaren is confident that Christianity, once it has been freed from modern constraints, can once again be the vibrant, life-changing relationship (as opposed to religion) that it was originally intended to be.

Based on Jesus' call to make disciples instead of simply converts, McLaren urges us to develop long-term friendships with non-believers. These friendships, statistically speaking, are more likely to bring people into church than any other human activity (friends and family are, by far, the most important factor in a non-believer coming to Christ, according to numerous surveys). McLaren's call for spiritual friendship is at once innovative, and at the same time, remarkably timeless.
     

 
Finding Faith: A Search for What Makes SenseFinding Faith: A Search for What Makes Sense
Brian D. McLaren
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Does having faith mean abandoning reason? It's easy to get that impression. Still, it seems reasonable that a supremely intelligent God would want you to use your God-given intellect on your spiritual journey as much as in any other aspect of your life. Faith may not stand on rational thinking alone, but a solid faith should walk hand in hand with intellectual integrity.

Does it really matter what I believe? What is the relationship between faith and knowledge? Why are there so many religions? Do all paths lead to the same God? A Search for What Makes Sense helps you sort through the questions, objections, and concerns you can't help but raise. McLaren will help you think your way clearly and honestly to answers that satisfy because they're your answers---conclusions you've arrived at personally without manipulation, coercion, or game-playing. For faith to exist and grow it's got to make sense---good sense, carefully-thought-out sense. And chances are it does. Companion volume to A Search for What Is Real.
     


 

 
The Dust off Their Feet: Transitioning the Church to Conform to His Will--Then/NowThe Dust off Their Feet: Transitioning the Church to Conform to His Will--Then/Now
Chris Seay
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What happened when the first-century Jerusalem church was forced to expand against its will---morphing from a Jewish sect to a multicultural congregation? And what lessons can today's "emergent church" learn from the story? Featuring a retelling of the Book of Acts by Brian McLaren, this "soul translation" raises fascinating questions for tomorrow's church leaders. 196 pages, softcover from World.
     

 

 
Adventures in Missing the Point: How the Culture-Controlled Church Neutered the GospelAdventures in Missing the Point: How the Culture-Controlled Church Neutered the Gospel
Brian D. McLaren, Tony Campolo
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Do you ever look at how the Christian faith is being lived out in the new millennium and wonder if we're no doing what we're supposed to be doing? That we still haven't quite "gotten it"? That we've missed the point regarding many important issues? This is understandable if we've relied on what we've been told to believe or what's widely accepted by the Christian community. But if we truly turned a constructive, critical eye toward our beliefs and vigorously questioned them and their origins, where would we find ourselves? Best-selling authors Brian McLaren and Tony Campolo invite you to do just that. Join them on an adventure that is about uncovering and naming the faulty conclusions, suppositions, and assumptions about the Christian faith.
     
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