WINNER OF THE 2002 SILVER ANGEL AWARD! Best-selling author, columnist, and speaker Mike Nappa delivers a hard-hitting book about the courage it takes to walk with and follow Christ. It is easy to see from this insightful presentation of discipleship that the path to the Passion was not an easy choice for Christ and that the path we choose honoring the Passion is not an easy choice for us. Responsibility comes with the reward and conflict follows the commitment. You will be stirred and motivated by Nappa's challenging message, examination of a Christlike life, and his clearly defined conclusion about the courage that must accompany all who join this journey. This is the perfect book for those who have chosen the trail less traveled and truly desire to do what Jesus would do on this earth. Read this book and find yourself less fearful and more forceful. Every word and every page will bring you closer to God and instill courage in your heart of hearts.
Jesus said it...History has proven it...Christianity is a call to courage!
Areyou ready to enter the passionate life God has called you to but are unsure how to begin? Are you hindered by fear or crippled by a lack offaith?
You are not alone. And there is hope and practical help -- right here in your hands.
As you read this insightful book, you will be stirred and motivated by Nappa's challenging message, his examination of the Christ-like life,and his clearly defined conclusions about the courage that must accompany all who join this journey.
If you are ready to take up the cross of Christ and follow Him, this bookwill inspire your journey and point you toward the power that raised Jesus from the dead -- a power that is available to you!
As you read each page of this book, you will find yourself less fearfuland more forceful. Whether your walk is just beginning or you've followed Jesus for many years, this book will help you examine everyaspect of your life under the light of Christ and will instill your heart with courage and passion for the read ahead.
Silver Angel Award recipient. (2002)
Mike Nappa is a bestselling and award-winning author with more than a million copies of his books in print worldwide. He's also the founding publisher of FamilyFans.com "The Free E-Magazine for Parents" and a noted commentator on pop culture, theology, family, and film.
Nappa (A Mind Like His and A Heart Like His) uses a commonplace seven-letter
word courage to pack considerable punch on the subject of what is fundamentally
necessary to live passionately for Christ. Nappa challenges Christians to pray,
think and worship with hearts of courage. Rather than resort to overused
solutions, Nappa's counsel fairly shouts with a rare freshness. He says that
Christians whose faith has lost its passion should be courageous enough to
admit guilty secrets and failings to others, then be accountable for their
actions. Finally, they should make prayer the backbone of their existence by
relying on the Holy Spirit's strength rather than fickle human stamina. Nappa's
personal narratives frequently reveal his own struggles toward a consistent
selfless heart while underscoring each Christian's desperate need for
rejuvenation at the cross of Christ. This six-part text also discusses the
personal cost of following Christ, how to put passion for Christ to work within
the nitty-gritty of life, the paradoxical beauty of transformed weakness and
failure, and the strength needed to continually press forward with heavenly
vision and a resilient trust in God's faithful provision. Closing out this fine
handbook is a chapter-by-chapter discussion and study guide written by Michael
S. Warden, whose insightful questions complement the principles covered by
Nappa. Readers will appreciate Nappa's tender heart, and his work will inspire
both the wayward and the zealous to a more courageous, fearless Christian
journey. (Mar.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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