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Engage in spiritual practices and grow in faith during the upcoming Advent season. Focusing on one pathway to Jesus for each week of Advent, Travel the Highways of Advent is a study that can be completed individually or in a group setting. Each of the five chapters includes a brief reflection from the author related to the central theme and questions for reflection or discussion. At the end of each session is a prayer and a focus for the upcoming week. Participants will gain a better understanding of the meaning of Christmas as they move through the season, anticipating the birth of the Christ Child.
|Title: Travel the Highways of Advent: An Advent Study for Adults|
By: Stan Purdum
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Abingdon Press
|Publication Date: 2014|
Stock No: WW785979
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This thematic Bible study is designed to be used by individuals and small groups during the Advent 2014 season. The book, written by Stan Purdum, is based on the particular pathways to Jesus during Advent. In addition to the main content, each chapter offers questions for reflection and discussion, a brief prayer, and a focus for the week.
The focus emerges from the chapter content and encourages the readers to engage in spiritual practice or do something specific that will help them grow in faith. On the whole, this thematic seasonal Bible study series is designed for transformation and for applying the study of the Bible to everyday, practical life experience. It is intended to nurture and encourage faith development and spiritual growth.
Stan Purdum served as a full-time parish minister in Ohio for a number of years and retired recently after serving part-time as a pastor. He also works as a freelance writer and editor. He holds an education degree from Youngstown State University, a master of divinity from Methodist Theological School in Ohio, and a doctorate in ministry from Drew University.
Long an avid bicycle tourist, Stan has ridden several long-distance bike trips, including a cross-nation ride recounted in his book Roll Around Heaven All Day and a trek that covered the entire length of US Route 62 (from Niagara Falls, New York, to El Paso, Texas), the subject of his book Playing in Traffic. Stan is also the author of New Mercies I See, which is a collection of stories about Gods grace, and He Walked in Galilee, a study book on the ministry of Jesus. He writes regularly for Adult Bible Studies and Daily Bible Study.
Stan and his wife, Jeanine, live in South Bound Brook, New Jersey. They have three grown children.