George Barna looks at Jesus' life and uncovers seven characteristics of His worldview that define what Jesus believed and how He acted. The author points out that while there are benefits from thinking and acting this way, such as wise decision-making, relational advantages, and spiritual health, we emulate Jesus because it is the right thing to do
, not because of the positive outcomes. And these benefits are not received unless we are totally committed to seeking, knowing, and following God's wisdom.
If imitation is indeed the sincerest form of flattery, what better way is there to express your love for God than to commit yourself to thinking like Jesus.
According to researcher George Barna, most born-again Christians live indistinctly from non-believers because they do not think any differently--which is a result of not understanding the basic truths of the Christian faith. In this book, Barna identifies seven core questions that Christians must be able to answer biblically in order to live a transformed life.
George Barna earned two masters degrees from Rutgers University and a doctorate degree from Dallas Baptist University after graduating summa cum laude from Boston College. He is the founder and director of the Barna Research Group Ltd., the nations leading marketing research firm focused on the intersection of faith and culture. A native New Yorker, George Barna has filled executive roles in politics, marketing, advertising, media, research and ministry. He is an award-winning author of more than 41 books, including Boiling Point and Leaders on Leadership among others. He lives with his wife, Nancy, and their three daughters in southern California.
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