Pursuing Peace: A Christian Guide to Handling Our Conflicts  -     By: Robert D. Jones
Buy Item $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist
Buy eBook Begin reading in seconds $9.59 eBook Details

Pursuing Peace: A Christian Guide to Handling Our Conflicts

Crossway Books & Bibles / 2012 / Paperback

$11.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $14.99
|
Save 20% ($3.00)
Buy 52 or more for $11.39 each.
Availability: Available to ship on or about 10/06/14.
Email me when this product is available.
CBD Stock No: WW530135

Current Promotions
  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $9.59 Retail: $11.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Available to ship on or about 10/06/14. Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Product Description

You have conflict in your life-we all do. You encounter it in your home, your workplace, your school, or even your church. All around us tensions exist and disputes persist. Author Robert D. Jones offers a step-by-step process for pursuing peace in ALL your relationships and a tool you can use to help others.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Crossway Books & Bibles
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1433530139
ISBN-13: 9781433530135
Availability: Available to ship on or about 10/06/14.
Email me when this product is available.

Related Products

  1. Uprooting Anger
    Uprooting Anger
    Robert D. Jones
    P & R Publishing / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 21% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW380055
  2. Angry at God?: Bring Him Your Doubts and Questions
    Angry at God?: Bring Him Your Doubts and Questions
    Robert D. Jones
    Resources for Changing Lives / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $3.49 Retail: $3.99 Save 13% ($0.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW2691X
  3. Bad Memories: Getting Past Your Past
    Bad Memories: Getting Past Your Past
    Robert D. Jones
    Resources for Changing Lives / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $2.49 Retail: $3.99 Save 38% ($1.50)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW526616
  4. Freedom from Resentment: Stopping Hurts from Turning Bitter
    Freedom from Resentment: Stopping Hurts from Turning Bitter
    Robert D. Jones
    New Growth Press / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $3.49 Retail: $3.99 Save 13% ($0.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW273661

Publisher's Description

Here is a manageable book on reconciliation that offers a practical, grace-based plan with a simple three-step model. Ultimately, it addresses various types of conflicted relationships so that peace might be established.

Author Bio

Robert D. Jones (DMin, Westminster Theological Seminary) serves as a biblical counseling professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a certified biblical counselor, a Christian conciliator, an adjunct instructor, and a church reconciliation trainer with Peacemaker Ministries. Jones is the author of Uprooting Anger and has written numerous ministry booklets and articles.

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Value:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. mojo
    Texas
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    I think a book like this is needed
    August 23, 2012
    mojo
    Texas
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Robert D. Jones is the assistant professor of biblical counseling at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of the Resources for Changing Lives booklets Forgiveness, Angry at God? and Bad Memories, and has written numerous articles and book reviews for the Journal of Biblical Counseling.

    His most recent book, Pursuing Peace; a Christian Guide to Handling our Conflicts offers practical techniques for biblical reconciliation all the while helping others to do the same.

    My seminary degree is actually in pastoral ministry, so my classes revolved around counseling, shepherding and performing funerals. While everyone else was learning how to write a sermon, I was learning how to craft a eulogy. Now that I am a pastor in the field I can tell you first hand how important a book like this is. Much of ministry is about dealing with people face to face and only a small portion of it revolves around giving the Sunday message.

    My mentor told me once that "people are people." I use that phrase in just about all aspects of ministry, and so if you are a person who works close with people - chances are you are going to experience conflict. Our first reaction is probably to avoid conflict or push it off onto someone else. It's something that scares us because it's an aspect we are never prepared for.

    Robert Jones' book is the perfect tool to help navigate those issues in a way that is organized and well supported. Believe it or not, there is a biblical way to deal with conflict and most often we don't follow it too closely.

    Spoiler alert: a big part of it has to do with "love."

    In chapter six, the author offers up a review of what it means to apologize, and I would argue that this is worth the entire value of the book right here. When was the last time you were taught how to say you're sorry? So often apologizing is a write off that we throw out to the hurting as a cheap way to get out of real sympathy or authentic remorse.

    I think a book like this is needed in the world that seems to be slowly moving away from human interaction.

    I would reccomed this for anyone who is in a leadership position either in the secular world or in the ministry.

    Thank you to Crossway for providing this review copy and the opportunity to share my thoughts.
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Notebooking Journal
    Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Notebooking Journal
    Apologia Educational Ministries / 2013 / Other
    $15.99 Retail: $24.00 Save 33% ($8.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW495404
  2. The Mountain Between Us
    The Mountain Between Us
    Charles Martin
    Broadway Books / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $14.00 Save 25% ($3.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW27024X
  3. If You Bite and Devour One Another: Biblical Principals for Handling Conflict
    If You Bite and Devour One Another: Biblical Principals for Handling Conflict
    Alexander Strauch
    Lewis & Roth / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $10.69 Retail: $13.99 Save 24% ($3.30)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW083315
  4. Saving Eutychus: How to Preach God's Word and Keep People Awake
    Saving Eutychus: How to Preach God's Word and Keep People Awake
    Gary Millar, Phil Campbell
    Matthias Media / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 29% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW206251

Availability

Availability: Available to ship on or about 10/06/14. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.

Send Me Email  Email me when this product is available.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search