Pursuing Justice: The Call to Live and Die for Bigger Things
Pursuing Justice: The Call to Live and Die for Bigger Things  -     By: Ken Wytsma
Buy Item $14.39 Retail: $15.99 Save 10% ($1.60)
In Stock
Quantity:
Stock No: WW9108173
W Publishing / 2014 / Paperback
Quantity:

Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Add To Wishlist
eBook $2.99 View Details
Quantity:


Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Wishlist

Pursuing Justice: The Call to Live and Die for Bigger Things

W Publishing / 2014 / Paperback

In Stock
Stock No: WW9108173


Product Close-up
This product is not available for expedited shipping.
* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.
  • Other Formats (2)
Other Formats (2)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $2.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $2.99
  2. In Stock
    $14.39
    Retail: $15.99
    Add To Cart
    $14.39

Product Information

Title: Pursuing Justice: The Call to Live and Die for Bigger Things
By: Ken Wytsma
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: W Publishing
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 7.17 X 4.71 (inches)
Weight: 11 ounces
ISBN: 0529108178
ISBN-13: 9780529108173
Stock No: WW9108173

Publisher's Description

The ONLY way to find abundant life and happiness is to give your life away.

If God designed us to experience true happiness and abundant life, why do so many Christians feel dissatisfied and purposeless?  We try to make our lives better by chasing our own dreams, but that only makes the problem worse.  Instead, the path to a just life that’s satisfying and permeated with meaning leads us alongside the orphan, the widow, and the powerless.  Using clear evangelical theology and compelling narratives drawn from two decades of global ministry and travel, Ken Wytsma, the founder of The Justice Conference, shows God’s unchanging love for all His children.  On the way, the author calls us back to a proper understanding of biblical justice, a redeeming glimpse into the true meaning of righteousness and the remarkable connection between our own joy, the joy of others, and the wondrous Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Pursuing Justice shows that God isn’t primarily concerned with personal piety but about empowering His children to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with their creator.  The message is as hopeful as it is fresh: when you discover anew the meaning of the Gospel and give your life away, you will find it…and it will be the best life you can imagine.

First-time author Wytsma (with an assist from Jacobsen) is one of the new breed of evangelical Christians returning to scripture to redeem justice as a central tenet of faith…. Wytsma infuses his writing with fresh experiences from working with the millennial generation…. "Apathy tells us that it’s perfectly acceptable to live with illusions of our own justice," he writes, neatly linking those concerns. This accessible guide provides trustworthy scriptural analysis, examples of contemporary justice issues…and a solid philosophy for understanding the role of justice in today’s society…. "Justice cannot be divorced from God’s heart and purposes," he writes. "It permeates them." Wytsma’s authorial voice is engaging, encouraging, and invitational. His humor helps the reader recognize her own humanity and transformative potential within the unfolding moral arc of the universe.

--Publishers Weekly

 

Author Bio

Ken Wytsma is a leader, innovator, and social entrepreneur. He is the president of Kilns College, where he teaches courses on philosophy and justice. He is the founder of The Justice Conference—a yearly international conference that exposes men and women to a wide range of organizations and conversations relating to justice and the biblical call to give our lives away. Ken is also a church planter and the lead pastor at Antioch Church. He and his wife, Tamara, have four daughters.


David Jacobsen holds master’s degrees in theology and creative writing. He teaches and writes in central Oregon, where he lives with his wife, Christine, and their sons. He can be reached through his website, http://jacobsenwriting.com.

Ask a Question

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Back
×

Ask a Question

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.