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With a new chapter on prayer and added discussion questions, this expanded edition of The Life You've Always Wanted offers modern perspectives on the ancient path of the spiritual disciplines. But this is more than just a book about things to do to be a good Christian. It's a road map toward true transformation that starts not with the individual but with the object of the journey---Jesus Christ.
Number of Pages: 272
Publication Date: 2002
|Dimensions: 8.75 X 6.0 (inches)|
The Life You've Always Wanted Participant's Guide: Six Sessions on Spiritual Disciplines for Ordinary People - eBookJohn OrtbergZondervan / 2013 / ePub$4.994 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
The Life You've Always Wanted Leader's Guide: Spiritual Disciplines for Ordinary PeopleJohn Ortberg, Stephen SorensonZondervan / 2004 / Trade Paperback$18.99 Retail:
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You Can Live a Deeper, More Spiritual Life Right Where You Are. An expanded edition with a new chapter on prayer and discussion questions The heart of Christianity is transformationa relationship with God that impacts not just our "spiritual lives," but every aspect of living. John Ortberg calls readers back to the dynamic heartbeat of ChristianityGods power to bring change and growthand reveals both the how and why of transformation. With a new chapter on prayer and added discussion questions, this expanded edition of The Life Youve Always Wanted offers modern perspectives on the ancient path of the spiritual disciplines. But this is more than just a book about things to do to be a good Christian. Its a road map toward true transformation that starts not with the individual but with the object of the journeyJesus Christ. As with a marathon runner, the secret to winning the race lies not in trying harder, but in training consistentlytraining with the spiritual disciplines. The disciplines are neither taskmasters nor an end in themselves. Rather they are exercises that build strength and endurance for the road of growth. The fruit of the Spiritjoy, peace, kindness, etc.are the signposts along the way. Paved with humor and sparkling anecdotes, The Life Youve Always Wanted is an encouraging and challenging approach to a Christian life thats worth livinga life on the edge that fills an ordinary world with new meaning, hope, change, and joy.
John Ortberg is the senior pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church (MPPC) in the San Francisco Bay Area. His bestselling books include Soul Keeping, Who Is This Man?, and If You Want to Walk on Water, Youve Got to Get out of the Boat. John teaches around the world at conferences and churches, writes articles for Christianity Today and Leadership Journal, and is on the board of the Dallas Willard Center and Fuller Seminary. He has preached sermons on Abraham Lincoln, The LEGO Movie, and The Gospel According to Les Miserables. John and his wife Nancy enjoy spending time with their three adult children, dog Baxter, and surfing the Pacific. You can follow John on twitter @johnortberg or check out the latest news/blogs on his website at www.johnortberg.com.