How can we cultivate a life that's rich, purposeful, and deep? By engaging in practices that open us to God's grace! Drawn from Schnase's Five Practices of Fruitful Living, Scripture verses, prayer, and personal challenges encourage you to tap into the transformational power of radical hospitality, passionate worship, intentional faith, risk-taking mission, and extravagant generosity. Paperback.
Based on Five Practices of Fruitful Living, Forty Days of Fruitful Living guides the individual or small group through daily readings designed to inspire and encourage. Perfect for use during Lent or throughout the year, Forty Days of Fruitful Living will help cultivate the essential practices of a life lived in grace - to receive God's love, to love God in return, to grow in Christ, to serve others, and to give back.
Robert Schnase is bishop of the Missouri Conference of The United Methodist Church. Previously, he served as pastor of First United Methodist Church, McAllen, Texas. Schnase is the author of Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, a best-selling book on congregational ministry that has ignited a common interest among churches and their leaders around its themes of radical hospitality, passionate worship, intentional faith development, risk-taking mission and service, and extravagant generosity. Five Practices has reached a global community with translations in Korean, Spanish, Russian, Hungarian, and German. Robert is also the author of Cultivating Fruitfulness, The Balancing Act, Five Practices of Fruitful Living, Ambition in Ministry, and Testing and Reclaiming Your Call to Ministry. Robert lives in Columbia, Missouri.