The former president of Asbury Theological Seminary and longtime pastor shares valuable insights concerning prayer, sin, friendship, and success---presented through the lens of Scripture. Some lessons he gleaned from others; others he sought by God's guidance; some were forced upon him by his own mistakes! Includes discussion guide.
Popular author J. Ellsworth Kalas has a few things hed like to share. In I Bought a House on Gratitude Street, Kalas imparts insights gathered over the years through different means - Some . . . have come to me by my seeking, some have been shared with me by people of wider experience, and some have been thrust upon me by my mistakes.
With his familiar style, Kalas shares life-lessons on matters of friendship, prayer, sin, and success all through the lens of Scripture.
A discussion guide is included for small-group use.
J. Ellsworth Kalas (1923-2015) was the author of over 35 books, including the popular Back Side series, A Faith of Her Own: Women of the Old Testament, Strong Was Her Faith: Women of the New Testament, I Bought a House on Gratitude Street, and the Christian Believer study, and was a presenter on DISCIPLE videos. He was part of the faculty of Asbury Theological Seminary since 1993, formerly serving as president and then as senior professor of homiletics. He was a United Methodist pastor for 38 years and also served five years in evangelism with the World Methodist Council.
John D. Schroeder is a freelance writer and has written more than fifteen study guides for small groups, including the Leaders Guides for Sisters: Bible Study for Women. He has also coauthored four books, including How to Start and Sustain a Faith-Based Small Group, How to Start and Sustain a Faith-Based Young Adult Group, Dear Lord! They Want Me to Give the Devotions, and Dear Lord! They Want Me to Give the Devotion Again. John has been a newspaper reporter, and a copy editor and director of communications for several corporations. He currently lives in Minneapolis.