A Spiritual Journey for Those Who May Have Given Up on Church But Not on God If you, or someone you know, are reconsidering some of the larger questions of life, then this is the book for you. This...
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A Spiritual Journey for Those Who May Have Given Up on Church But Not on God
If you, or someone you know, are reconsidering some of the larger questions of life, then this is the book for you. This 30-day spiritual journey examines questions about God, the Bible, faith and Jesus. A PLACE FOR SCEPTICS is written as a conversation, engaging Christian truth in a relevant, non-confrontational style. Modern questions and doubts intersect with ancient confessions of the Christian faith in this provocative book of reflections. What results is the opportunity to consider the validity of Christianity and what it may mean to nurture and grow a real faith.
This is not a book of answers, how-tos or formulas but rather a book about asking good questions. And good questions honestly asked can lift us out of our everyday struggles to give us a glimpse of the bigger issues of life. Want a new perspective, a place to wrestle with your questions? You can use A PLACE FOR SCEPTICS as a tool on your journey with God. It might even be a tool God uses on His journey with you.
For "interested sceptics" who are not yet ready to come to church but are considering it, as well as new believers looking for something to put them on the path of regular reflection and prayer - experience community by finding that you're not the only one with questions about faith.
- Is God Even Findable?^- Who Really Believes This Stuff?^- You Gotta Serve Somebody.^- What Does Passion Have to Do with Religion?^- Church Is for Hypocrites.
This engaging guide to the basic elements of Christian faith will appeal to people who are not yet ready to come to church but are considering it, as well as new believers looking for something to put them on the path of regular reflection and prayer. This 30-day spiritual journey rooted in the Apostles' Creed will engage interested skeptics by intersecting ancient faith with modern questions and doubts, moving them along toward authentic faith in Jesus Christ. The reader will find hope in the movements of the Creed and experience community by finding that they are not the only one with questions about faith.
Dr. Larson is the Executive Director of Straight Ahead Ministries, which he co-founded with his wife. They live in a discipleship home with up to seven boys released from juvenile institutions. Dr. Larson has written numerous articles and three previous books, one for youth workers, one for social workers, and one for teens. Scott and his wife have 2 children and live in Westborough, Massachuttes.
Chris Mitchell is the founding pastor of New England Chapel, an innovative emergent church reaching postmoderns in Franklin, Massachusetts, "for people who've given up on church." Chris is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Calvin Seminary. He and his wife, Cindi, are the parents of three children, Kaylee, Jessica and Mickey. Hometown: Franklin, Massachusetts. A