The God of Yes: How Faith Makes All Things New - eBook
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Publication Date: 2014
The Christian life is often defined as "no." What starts with a desire to reject descructive things morphs into a "no" to people, enjoyment, laughter, pleasure, success, and ultimately life itself. Before we know it, we've reduced the Christian faith to a huge rejection of just about everything God has created. Is it any wonder why many in our culture think of Christianity and "no" comes to mind?
We need perspective. We need more than just "no." We need to experience a divine "yes" to all of life as a gift from God.
Ecclesiastes, through Solomon's journals, gives us a huge dose of reality. Solomon's entire experience is a counterintuitive "yes" to God and every aspect of life. It provides a framework for a faith that squares off with reality and finds it infused with meaning.
THE GOD OF YES will explore this counterintuitive approach and provide clear application on how faith can infuse meaning to the monotony of everyday life. It will flip Ecclesiastes upside down to show that it is actually affirming life in all of its parts with God at the center. It will challenge the reader that his or her life can look different even if nothing changes externally.
Jud Wilhite is an author, speaker and senior pastor of Central Christian Church, a church founded in Las Vegas with campuses in multiple states. Central is recognized as one of the largest and fastest growing churches in America. In partnership with God Behind Bars, Central innovated multi-site church campuses inside prisons in several states. A recent study revealed that over ninety percent of people surveyed at Central said God "saved their lives" through the church. Jud is the author of several books includingTorn, Throw it Down, and Uncensored Grace. He and his wife Lori have two kids and live in the Las Vegas area.
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