"Spirituality" is hot. There are numerous voices telling us how to be spiritual people. But what does it really mean to be spiritual? Who can we trust to show us the way? Here's an opportunity to see what Jesus said about finding true spirituality. This discussion guide is a safe place to explore these and other questions on your own or with a group. You'll take a closer look at Luke's narrative to discover Jesus' principles for the true way to live, and what that may mean for your life. This guide is full of historical information, challenging questions and thought-provoking quotes, but it won't answer all your questions. In fact, it may bring up new ones. What it will do is get you started on your journey toward faith.
This guide is written to encourage give and take group discussion led by a moderator. Preparation ahead of time is not necessary.
What does it mean to be "spiritual"? Who can you trust to show you the way? In a day when spirituality is trendy and fashionable, it's difficult to discern truth from hype. In this discussion guide, Rebecca Manley Pippers creates a safe place to explore your questions about spirituality. On your own or with a group, you'll take a closer look at Luke's narrative to discover what Jesus said about the best way to live and what his teaching may mean for your own life. Each study is packed with historical information, challenging questions and thought-provoking quotes, but it won't answer all your questions. In fact it may bring up new ones! But, no matter what, it will help get you started on your journey toward faith. Use Looking at the Life of Jesus with other Saltshaker Resources, How to Lead a Seeker Bible Discussion (a step-by-step guide for leaders), Talking About Jesus Without Sounding Religious (a how-to book on sharing your faith with confidence), The Way of Jesus (a book to give away to seekers) and Looking at the Life of Jesus and People Who Met Jesus (both seeker-oriented Bible discussion guides).
Pippert is an internationally known speaker who regularly lectures on spiritual renewal, evangelism and character formation for church conferences, at schools and colleges and in pastoral training seminars. She has also written several popular books on evangelism and Christian living. Her bestselling book has sold more than a half-million copies worldwide.