2-In-1: Wild At Heart / Captivating
Ideal for couples, this omnibus edition of John Eldredge's bestselling books, Wild at Heart and Captivating, shows both men and women the way toward a richer, deeper experience of their gender identity, formed in the image of a passionate God....
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Ideal for couples, this omnibus edition of John Eldredge's bestselling books, Wild at Heart and Captivating, shows both men and women the way toward a richer, deeper experience of their gender identity, formed in the image of a passionate God. Amazing value!
WILD AT HEART
God designed men to be dangerous, says John Eldredge. Simply look at the dreams and desires written in the heart of every boy: To be a hero, to be a warrior, to live a life of adventure and risk. Sadly, most men abandon those dreams and desires-aided by a Christianity that feels like nothing more than pressure to be a "nice guy." It is no wonder that many men avoid church, and those who go are often passive and bored to death. In this provocative book, Eldredge gives women a look inside the true heart of a man and gives men permission to be what God designed them to be-dangerous, passionate, alive, and free.
Look at the movies you love. Remember the games you played as a little girl. These desires in your heart are God-given, part of Eve's design. And they are telling you the truth about who you are as a woman and the role you are meant to play. That's why every little girl is asking one core question: "Am I lovely? Do you delight in me?" How that question was answered in your youth has shaped you into the woman you are today. For most of us, the question was answered badly. We are all wounded women. And we still need an answer. We still need to know, "Am I captivating?"
- Catalogue Code 449095
- Product Code 9780718099831
- ISBN 0718099834
- EAN 9780718099831
- Pages 464
- Department General Books
- Category Relationships
- Sub-Category General
- Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
- Publication Date Sep 2007
- Sales Rank 3504
- Dimensions 209 x 137 x 32mm
- Weight 0.418kg
Stasi Eldredge, who is passionate about mentoring women in finding their true identity as the Beloved of Christ, has been leading women's Bible studies for years. With a BA in Sociology and formerly on staff with Youth for Christ, Stasi now leads the women's ministry of Ransomed Heart. She is married to co-author of CAPTIVATING, John Eldredge, has three sons and lives in Colarado Springs, Colorado.
John Eldredge is an author, a counsellor, and teacher. He is also president of Ransomed Heart, a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God, recover their own heart in his love, and learn to live in his Kingdom. He is also the author of numerous books, including Epic, Waking the Dead, Wild at Heart, and Desire, and co-author of Captivating and The Sacred Romance.
John grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles (which he hated), and spent his boyhood summers on his grandfather's cattle ranch in eastern Oregon (which he loved). John met his wife Stasi in high school (in drama class). But their romance did not begin until they each came to faith in Christ, after high school. John earned his undergraduate degree in Theatre, and directed a theatre company in Los Angeles for several years before moving to Colorado with Focus on the Family, where he taught at the Focus on the Family Institute.
John earned his master's degree in Counselling from Colorado Christian University, under the direction of Larry Crabb and Dan Allender. He worked as a counselor in private practice before launching Ransomed Heart in 2000. John and Stasi live in Colorado Springs with their three sons.
While all of this is factually true, it somehow misses describing an actual person. He loves the outdoors passionately, especially living in the Rocky Mountains, and all beauty, Shakespeare, bow hunting, a good cigar, anything having to do with adventure, poetry, March Madness, working in the shop, fly fishing, classic rock, the Tetons, fish tacos, George MacDonald, green tea, buffalo steaks, dark chocolate, wild and open places, horses running, and too much more to name. He also uses the expression "far out" way too much.