Start with Me by Michael Seaton and John Blase, is a fictional story about ordinary people, who want to do something to help make the world a better place. You'll meet a group of friends in Sante Fe, New Mexico, who are leading, normal, safe, Christian lives. Independently of each other they begin to wonder "Isn't there more?" As their stories unfold, you'll see what it looks like to step out in faith and serve in neighborly love.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 192 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 8 X 5.5 (inches) ISBN: 0310325846 ISBN-13: 9780310325840 Availability: In Stock
Start with Me is part of start>Becoming a Good Samaritan, a nationwide church and small group experience that features an impressive list of national and international supporters---including host and award-winning author John Ortberg, Eugene Peterson, Philip Yancey, Matthew Sleeth, Jim Cymbala, Chuck Colson, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Brenda Salter McNeil, Kay Warren, Joni Eareckson Tada, Rob Bell, Shane Claiborne, and many others. In Start with Me, a group of fictional friends in Santa Fe, New Mexico are leading normal, safe, Christian lives. Independently, each of them has begun to wonder, 'Isn't there more?' As their stories unfold, you will begin to experience what it looks like to step out in faith and act upon Jesus' command to 'love our neighbors' in a hurting world. Like the characters in the book your life will be transformed as you search for your own starting point and ask God to direct your path to the person that needs your help, your healing touch, your prayers... your neighborly love!
Mike Seaton is the founder of a non-profit organization called The Start Project, whose mission is to start a Good Samaritan movement. You can learn more about start at www.startproject.org. Michael Seaton is also the owner of The C2 Group. For over twenty years The C2 Group has provided strategic communication services for local, regional, and international clients. As the owner, Mike Seaton has channeled his passion to create powerful experiences through storytelling in both the video and web mediums into some of the top selling Christian curriculums available today.
John Blase (pronounced 'Blaze') is a writer/editor living along Colorado's Front Range. He currently serves as a developmental editor for David C. Cook Publishing, working hand in hand with such authors as Leonard Sweet, Frank Viola, Francis Chan, and most recently, a very close collaborative effort with Brennan Manning on the book, The Furious Longing of God. He served as a pastor for thirteen years in Southern Baptist and non-denominational churches in Texas, Arkansas, and Colorado, and for forty-two years, he's proudly been a pastor's son. John is the author of eight books with NavPress including Living the Questions and Living the Letters Bible study series. He also co-authored and edited several books with NavPress like the Worldviews reference book (TH1NK), Real Life Stuff for Couples and The Message Children's Bible. His next title releases September of 2009---Touching Wonder: Recapturing the Awe of Christmas (David C. Cook). John and his wife, Meredith, have been married for ?