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Number of Pages: 272
|Publication Date: 2014|
If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the BoatJohn OrtbergZondervan / 2014 / Trade Paperback$10.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 41 Reviews
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Soul Keeping: Caring for the Most Important Part of YouJohn OrtbergZondervan / 2014 / Hardcover$12.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 16 Reviews
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Who Is This Man?: The Unpredictable Impact of the Inescapable JesusJohn OrtbergZondervan / 2014 / Trade Paperback$9.79 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 13 Reviews
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The Me I Want to Be by John Ortbergthe bestselling author of When the Game Is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box; God Is Closer Than You Think; and The Life Youve Always Wantedwill help you discover spiritual vitality like never before as you learn to "live in the flow of the spirit." But if God has a perfect vision for your life, why does spiritual growth seem so difficult? John Ortberg has some intriguing answers to that question, and he has organized his thoughts and God's words into a straightforward and timely guide for living your best life in The Me I Want to Be. This book will show how God's perfect vision for you starts with a powerful promise. All those who trust in God "will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit" (Jeremiah 17:7-8). Ortberg urges you to recognize your brokenness, understand that God is the project manager, and follow His directions. The author first helps gauge your spiritual health and measure the gap between where you are now and where God intends you to be. Then he provides detailed tasks and exercises to help you live in the flow of the Spirit, circumventing real-world barrierspain and sorrow, temptations, self-doubt, sinto flourish even in a dark and broken world. As you start living in the flow, you will feel: a deeper connection with God a growing sense of joy an honest recognition of your brokenness less fear, more trust a growing sense of being "rooted in love" a deeper sense of purpose God invites you to join Him in crafting an abundant and joy-filled life. The Me I Want to Be shows you how to graciously accept His invitation.
John Ortberg is the senior pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church (MPPC) in the San Francisco Bay Area. His bestselling books include Soul Keeping, Who Is This Man?, and If You Want to Walk on Water, Youve Got to Get out of the Boat. John teaches around the world at conferences and churches, writes articles for Christianity Today and Leadership Journal, and is on the board of the Dallas Willard Center and Fuller Seminary. He has preached sermons on Abraham Lincoln, The LEGO Movie, and The Gospel According to Les Miserables. John and his wife Nancy enjoy spending time with their three adult children, dog Baxter, and surfing the Pacific. You can follow John on twitter @johnortberg or check out the latest news/blogs on his website at www.johnortberg.com.
KarenMIllinoisAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5September 20, 2012KarenMIllinoisAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I did this book with our church group last year, was very impresssed with the author and content. I am doing it with a group of ladies in my subdivision and loving it all over again
cheyenna2North CarolinaAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Loved it!February 10, 2012cheyenna2North CarolinaAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My brother recommended this book to me - he lost his wife last year and the pastor met with him weekly for lunch and discussion of this book. I am almost to the final chapter and I am going to start over! The message is deep but presented in an interesting and often humorous way. I wish I could afford to buy a copy for all my friends.
Pami5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent book to encourage you to become Christ-lNovember 18, 2011PamiQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book is humorous, challening, encouraging, thought provoking and practical as John Ortberg gives you every day ideas for allowing Christ to work in you to bring to His likeness.
Lindsay MitchellNew JerseyAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent...a book every adult should readMay 17, 2011Lindsay MitchellNew JerseyAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I will be suggesting to the leader of our Men's Morning Book Study that he should consider this book for our next study..It will be a great conversation stimulator.
lynrayIaAge: 55-65Gender: female1 Stars Out Of 5April 22, 2011lynrayIaAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 2Value: 2Meets Expectations: 1It wasn't at all what I thought it would be. Didn't send it back cause don't want to pay postage again