What do people first notice about you---the ichthus sticker on your car or Christ's image shining through you? Helping you grow toward authentic spiritual maturity, Sciacca encourages you to cooperate with the indwelling of the Holy Spirit; and examine God's Word to discover ministry as a lifestyle, the power of commitment, and more. 92 pages, softcover from NavPress.
Becoming an authentic Christian is a lifelong process called sanctificationa process in which a believer cooperates with the indwelling Holy Spirit to become more like Jesus. In this books 10 lessons, take a close look at 10 attributes of someone growing in authentic spiritual maturity. Discover how to use Gods Word to examine yourself, shed light on the obstacles to your spiritual growth, and overcome these obstacles.
Fran Sciacca is currently the Director and Lead Teacher for Hands of Hur a unique Bible-teaching ministry whose vision and mission is to revitalize and strengthen existing Christian ministries. Fran is a veteran Bible teacher and author. He is a graduate of Denver Seminary and has taught Bible for over 25 years. As a writer Fran has authored over 30 Bible studies and books and has won three Gold Medallion Book Awards for his writing. He has been featured numerous times on the Focus on the Family radio show and his "A Message to Teens" is one of Focus on the Family's top 25 messages of all time. Fran has addressed audiences of all ages in the Southeast Atlantic seaboard and Colorado as well as Guatemala and Manila. He is a sought-after speaker for church and parachurch events including retreats and collegiate conferences. His unique blend of humor scholarship and passion for application creates a learning environment that is contagious and transforming. Fran and his wife Jill make their home in Birmingham Alabama. They are the parents of four married children and four grandchildren.