The Spirit Contemporary Life    -     By: Leon Fontaine
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The Spirit Contemporary Life

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Discover a deeper, more satisfying relationship with God! Fontaine draws on biblical truth and miraculous personal experiences as an EMT to reveal how to activate the power of God in every day. Transform your faith from the mundane practice of doing life into a new way of being in a vital, interactive friendship with God. 224 pages, hardcover from Waterbrook.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: WaterBrook
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 1601428693
ISBN-13: 9781601428691

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What if the Supernatural Became Normal and Natural in Your Life?
How would your world change if you regularly experienced the miraculous? And what if this happened everywhere you went—in a way that attracted people to Jesus? It wouldn’t just make a difference in your would make the world different.
It might sound too good to be true...but that’s the Spirit Contemporary life.
While working as a first responder in an ambulance, Leon Fontaine longed to see God’s power at work outside the four walls of the church. He learned through many life-changing experiences that we can all unlock the miraculous in a way that works anywhere—at home, in a hospital, at work—with anyone! 
The Spirit Contemporary way of life involves communicating with others as Jesus would...using their language, stories, and settings. Leon draws on biblical truth and personal stories to reveal how this dynamic first-century faith can be yours when you live so in tune with God that you’re guided in ways that are both natural and supernatural. 
"In a world seeking an authentic, transparent, and genuine touch of God, Leon equips us with a Christ-centered, Spirit-empowered, Bible-based, kingdom prescription." --Samuel Rodriguez, president, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, author of Be Light
"When ’Spirit’ and ’Contemporary’ are synergized, phenomenal outcomes will happen in the church…I believe this valuable resource will help the church go to higher levels of impact and influence in the years ahead." -- Dr. Elmer L. Towns, co-Founder of Liberty University
Unleash the Miraculous in Your World!
The Spirit Contemporary Life reveals the key to living an empowered life—one that connects your day-to-day existence with God’s supernatural power.
When faced with the realities of a hurting world as a first responder-EMT, Leon Fontaine developed a passion for seeing God’s miraculous power at work--not only at the altar--but also in the back of his ambulance. And he wanted to do it in a way that wasn’t strange or off-putting to those who didn’t know Christ.
Maybe you can relate? You want to hear from God more clearly and see miracles happen in your everyday life. And you want to live your life in a way that attracts people to the Jesus you know and love. Using real-life examples, Leon demonstrates how you can access God’s supernatural power without compromise, and do it in a way that draws others to Christ.  
If this sounds good, hang on, because you’re in for the adventure of your life! This transformational shift won’t just change you. It will change the world around you.

Author Bio

Leon Fontaine is senior pastor of Springs Church, one of the largest inter-denominational churches in Canada, with six campuses across two provinces. He is CEO of Miracle Channel, Canada’s only 24-hour Christian family network, and host of "The Leon Show," a daily interview program that airs in 150 countries. Leon and his wife Sally have five children who are all passionately serving in the ministry.

Editorial Reviews

"I am thrilled about your new book, The Spirit Contemporary Life. Spirit Contemporary brings together both ’power’ and ’practices’ to engage our constantly changing culture for the cause of Christ. It has been said, ’We don’t get to choose the culture we are called to reach for Christ. We get to choose how we are going to engage it.’ For example, there was a time when the European and North American church played ’home’ games. Yet today, most of the time, the church in these regions plays ’away’ games. We can either continue down this path of misconnect or move to Spirit Contemporary and witness firsthand more coming to Christ than ever before."
—James O. Davis, president of Cutting Edge International and co-founder of Billion Soul Network

"I believe The Spirit Contemporary Life has the potential to become the ’next Azusa Street,’ moving us forward in the winning of our world to Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. Just as it takes two wings for a bird to fly, it takes two wings for a church or organization to soar. Just as one wing is program, the other wing is power. When it comes to this book, one wing is ’Spirit’ and the other is ’Contemporary.’ When Spirit and Contemporary are synergized together, phenomenal outcomes will happen in the church. I believe this valuable resource will help the church go to higher levels of impact and influence in the years ahead."
—Dr. Elmer L. Towns, co-founder of Liberty University

"This timely book shines a light on a truly important concept: the gifts of the Spirit can and should be better adapted to our modern-day culture and powerfully utilized by each and every one of us in our daily lives to minister to those around us. If we dare to adopt this mind-set, we will be more effective, attractive, and culturally relevant. Leon’s dramatic personal journey as a former EMT gives testimony to the fact that a ’Spirit Contemporary’ life is an exciting, miraculous, and fulfilling way to live."
—Matt Crouch, chairman of the board of Trinity Broadcasting Family of Networks (TBN)

"Leon Fontaine has helped countless leaders in our nation and beyond. His life-giving insights have empowered them to effectively present the timeless message of God’s love and power to an ever-changing world. Thankfully, those principles are now in print, and an exciting adventure awaits those who embrace the challenge clearly articulated in this book."
—Wayne Alcorn, national president of Australian Christian Churches

"I love it when someone can take the complex and make it simple. Pastor Leon Fontaine has put two words—Spirit and Contemporary—together to create a brand new paradigm of living the daily life we were meant to live. In The Spirit Contemporary Life Leon has broken down the walls between these two words that connote differences and joined them to free us up to live with and for Jesus every day, everywhere, all the time."
—Sam Chand, leadership consultant and author of Leadership Pain; president emeritus, Beulah Heights Bible College

"This is the most inspiring book on evangelism, power ministry, and the authenticity of Spirit-led life I have ever read. With numerous personal illustrations, Leon Fontaine takes us into the daily experience of living the life described in the New Testament gospels and letters. Solidly rooted in Scripture, Fontaine helps us explore what it means to live a Spirit Contemporary life personally and corporately as the body of Christ. This is not another book about relevance; this is a book inviting us to live fully in Holy Spirit’s presence."
—Doug Beacham, presiding bishop of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church

"Powerful and revolutionary! The Spirit Contemporary Life stirs up the best in us and beckons us to live out our highest calling. This transforming resource challenges us to dynamically infuse our world with the present work of the Holy Spirit in our everyday encounters. We are challenged to become agents of God’s miraculous intervention as He leads us in tune with our current culture without sacrificing our spiritual moorings. Don’t pass up this book! It ignites a strategic, life-changing focus!"
—Glenn C. Burris jr., president, The Foursquare Church

"The Spirit Contemporary Life reminds us all of our need for the Holy Spirit in our lives on a daily basis. It is a reminder we need daily and this book is the evidence."
—Dr. James Merritt, president emeritus of the Southern Baptist Convention; lead pastor of Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, Georgia; host of the international broadcast Touching Lives with James Merritt

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    The best book I've read this year!!
    June 21, 2016
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    In the book Spirit Contemporary, Leon Fontaine shares his heart and life message. This message is exactly what's missing in today's Christian culture. The book challenges some common misbeliefs and shows believers how to reach the people around them with ease.
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    Great insight for living!
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    This book is like a user manual for how to be more like Jesus. I so appreciate the insight and the great story telling!

    Spirit Contemporary is the secret to having more power and influence for a cause greater than ourselves.

    This message is a must for every Christian regardless of your denomination.
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