You believe in God, right? So do your everyday choices reflect that belief or do you leave your faith hidden? Bill Hybels examines 12 areas in which Christians in today's complex world often live inconsistently - areas such as work, family life, marriage values, male and female role models, emotional life, physical fitness, and spiritual disciplines. This practical, down-to-earth book includes a study guide for personal or group use. 208 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
In Honest to God? Bill Hybels challenges Christians to examine their lifestyles and honestly see if God has changed their lives. Some areas he addresses include: - family life - work - male and female role models - spiritual disciplines - sound physical fitness - emotional life - marriage values -- "Christianity is a supernatural walk with a living, dynamic, personal God. Why, then, do so many Christians live inconsistent, powerless lives?" Hybels answers this question with - Practical, down-to-earth advice on living the Christian life - 12 signs of inconsistent Christian living -- and what to do about them - How to go beyond just "talking" the faith - Honest personal examples about failures and successes -- Honest to God? is a clarion call to Christians to restore Christianity in their personal lives and thus influence the world.
Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Ill., and chairman of the board for the Willow Creek Association. The bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Leadership Axioms, Holy Discontent, Just Walk Across the Room, The Volunteer Revolution, and Courageous Leadership, and classics such as Too Busy Not to Pray and Becoming a Contagious Christian, Hybels is known worldwide as an expert in training Christian leaders to transform individuals and their communities through the local church. He and his wife, Lynne, have two adult children and two grandsons, Henry and Mac.