Putting others' needs ahead of our own is the ultimate expression of love—and the hardest. Fortunately, we don't have to go it alone. It takes the power of God to produce the character of God. In this book, you'll learn about the life-transforming qualities God wants to cultivate inside you. And you'll discover the supernatural Agent who empowers you to attain them: the Holy Spirit, working within you to produce each kind of spiritual "fruit". If you are the discussion leader, you will find additional suggestions and helpful ideas in the Leader's Notes.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 96 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2005 Dimensions: 9.00 X 6 (inches)
It takes the power of God to produce the character of God. Putting others' needs ahead of our own: it's the ultimate expression of love---and the hardest. Fortunately, we don't have to go it alone. In Fruit of the Spirit, you'll learn about the life-transforming qualities God wants to cultivate inside you. And you'll discover the supernatural Agent who empowers you to attain them: the Holy Spirit, working within you to produce each kind of spiritual 'fruit.' In the Holy Spirit's power, you can live a supernatural life that transforms every relationship you have. And in the process, you'll discover the one route to a truly satisfying life: serving others. Interactions---a powerful and challenging tool for building deep relationships between you and your group members, and you and God. Interactions is far more than another group Bible study. It's a cutting-edge series designed to help small group participants develop into fully devoted followers of Christ.
Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill., and chairman of the board for the Willow Creek Association. The bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Leadership Axioms, Holy Discontent, Just Walk Across the Room, The Volunteer Revolution, and Courageous Leadership, and classics such as Too Busy Not to Pray and Becoming a Contagious Christian, Hybels is known worldwide as an expert in training Christian leaders to transform individuals and their communities through the local church. He and his wife, Lynne, have two adult children and two grandsons, Henry and Mac. SPANISH BIO: Bill Hybels es el fundador y pastor principal de la Iglesia Comunitaria de Willow Creek en South Barrington, Illinois., y presidente de la junta de la Asociacion Willow Creek. Es autor de mas de veinte libros exitosos, entre los que se encuentran Axioma, Divina Insatisfaccion, Simplemente acercate a ellos, La revolucion de los voluntarios, Liderazgo audaz, y clasicos como Muy ocupados para no orar y Como ser un cristiano contagioso. Bill Hybels es reconocido mundialmente por capacitar a lideres cristianos en cursos de entrenamiento que buscan transformar a los individuos y sus comunidades mediante la iglesia local. Tiene un titulo en Estudios Biblicos y un doctorado honorario de Estudios Teologicos de Trinity College de Deerfield, Illinois. el y su esposa, Lynne, tienen dos hijos adultos y un nieto.
Kevin G. Harney (kevingharney.com) serves at Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, California. He is the author of many books and studies, including Organic Outreach for Ordinary People, Seismic Shifts, and Reckless Faith. SPANISH BIO: Kevin G. Harney es pastor de ensenanza en Faith Church en Dyer, Indiana. Es autor de Seismic Shifts: the Little Changes that make a BIG difference in your life y coautor de varios libros.
Sherry Harney (sherryharney.com) has served as a children's ministry director and a women's ministry director, and is the author of more than sixty small-group Bible studies. One of her greatest passions is investing in the next generation of women in the church.