What is my purpose in life? Who am I meant to be? How can I live a successful life? Offering answers to these "big" questions, Keller points to Jesus' solutions to these problems through 10 encounters in the Gospels---including his meeting with a skeptical student, a religious insider, an outcast, Satan himself, and others. 213 pages, hardcover from Dutton.
In Encounters With Jesus, New York Times bestselling author and renowned pastor Timothy Keller shows how people were changed when they met Jesus personallyand how we can be changed today through our own encounter with him.
What is my purpose in life? What is a good life? Why is there so much wrong with our world? What can I do to help make it right? These are some of the big questions that everyone must answer. And any lasting change in our lives will start with a change to one or more of our answers to these questions.
Jesus changed the life of every person he met in the Gospels, through powerful experiences and words that led them to unexpected and transforming answers to their big questions. These conversations can still address our questions and doubts today. Originally published as an eSeries, Encounters with Jesus focuses on several of these meetings including with a skeptical student, a religious insider, an outcast, even Jesus’ mother and shows how the central events in Jesus’ life provide ways for us to encounter him again or for the first time.
TIMOTHY KELLER was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and educated at Bucknell University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Westminster Theological Seminary. He was first a pastor in Hopewell, Virginia. In 1989 he started Redeemer Presbyterian Church, in New York City, with his wife, Kathy, and their three sons. Today, Redeemer has more than five thousand regular Sunday attendees and has helped to start nearly two hundred new churches around the world. Also the author of The Reason for God, The Prodigal God, Counterfeit Gods, Generous Justice, King's Cross, The Meaning of Marriage, and Every Good Endeavor, Timothy Keller lives in New York City with his family.
"Tim Keller's ministry in New York City is leading a generation of seekers and skeptics toward belief in God. I thank God for him." - Billy Graham
Praise for Encounters with Jesus
“I highly recommend this work for anyone (christians and non-christians) seeking to truly encounter Jesus.” - Evangelical Book Review
"Fifty years from now, if evangelical Christians are widely known for their love of cities, their commitment to mercy and justice, and their love of their neighbors, Tim Keller will be remembered as a pioneer of the new urban Christians."-Christianity Today Magazine
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