Redeeming Pleasure: How the Pursuit of Pleasures Mirrors Our Hunger for God - eBook
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Vendor: Worthy Publishing
Publication Date: 2015
Pleasure. We hear about it, we think about it, and we look for it. Constantly. But why do so few of us ever seem to really experience it? Is it possible to satisfy our deepest cravings for lasting satisfaction? The answer is yes! But it might surprise you as to why. Author Jeremy Jernigan takes readers back to the very beginning and to the root of God's intention for pleasure. Through personal stories, practical insights, and a depth of wisdom culled from thinkers both ancient and modern, Jernigan reimagines pleasure and unmasks its deceptive allure. This is a book that has the power to revolutionize the way you think and beautifully transform the way you live. It is simply a MUST read! -- Dr. Gregory Boyd, author, Letters From A Skeptic I grew up around Christians who never seemed to think pleasurable things were from God or even okay to pursue...Redeeming Pleasure will help many believers live more pleasurable lives because pleasure and joy come from God! -- Tyler Reagin, Executive Director, Catalyst Jeremy Jernigan is an important and much needed refreshing voice today...Redeeming Pleasure goes after the search we all hold so dear and clearly points us to the more fuller and expansive life Jesus promises...such an incredible read! -- Steve Carter, Teaching Pastor at Willow Creek Community Church Jeremy is addressing a subject that we desperately need to give our attention to as Christians living in an increasingly pleasure-obsessed culture. Jeremy helps us see how following Jesus and finding pleasure are related, because when you follow Jesus you will find true and lasting pleasure. -- Kyle Idleman, Teaching Pastor at Southeast Christian Church and Author of Not A Fan Redeeming Pleasure is a must-read. Jeremy Jernigan paints a helpful picture of the goodness of God-given pleasure and what healthy habits of 'Christian hedonism' look like in a Jesus-honoring life. -- Brett McCracken, Author of Hipster Christianity and Gray Matters For those of us who want to live life to the fullest, Redeeming Pleasure shows us how, and in ways we might never expect. Full of wisdom, humor, and honesty, I'm happy to recommend Jeremy Jernigan as someone well worth paying attention to. -- Bruxy Cavey, Teaching Pastor at The Meeting House and Author of the bestseller, The End of Religion
Jeremy Jernigan is Executive Pastor of Creative Arts and Student Ministry at Central Christian Church in Arizona, which is home to 12,000 people each weekend. A second-generation preacher, he has a passion for communicating truth and serves as the secondary communicator at Central Christian. Jeremy is married to Michelle. Each of their four children have a middle name from a New York Yankees player. They reside in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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