Empowered By Faith
Christians need a 'faith lift' and Dick Capen delivers. In Empowered By Faith he shows how, with God as our anchor, each of us can radiate his love, optimism, and grace every day. When we are honest with ourselves, when...
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Christians need a 'faith lift' and Dick Capen delivers. In Empowered By Faith he shows how, with God as our anchor, each of us can radiate his love, optimism, and grace every day. When we are honest with ourselves, when we focus on what truly matters, when we strive for unity with other believers, then our lives reflect our beliefs. Then, not only do we discover the best possible life for ourselves but we become an inspiration others can follow.
What would happen if we actually lived our faith to its full potential? Not defined it, not discussed it, not preached it to others, but actually practiced it with simplicity and consistency each day of our lives? Imagine the impact we could have on those around us if, with God as our source, we would radiate his love, optimism, and grace in all our circumstances and relationships. Today Christians are often seen as negative and judgmental. That is not the character of Jesus! Our Lord has called us to lives of incredible potential filled with challenges worthy of his name-lives of passion, risk, growth, heart, depth, and deeds big and small, all designed to display what God's kingdom is really about to a watching world. That is what faith is about. It is the faith Dick Capen invites us to reach for-a faith not for superstars but for ordinary people. Capen offers a "faith lift" that will change how you view your life, how you live it, and how it impacts others as you go about being who you were created to be.
Richard Capen's career represents a unique blend of diplomacy and newspaper publishing. For more than thirteen years, Dick served as a director and senior executive at Knight Ridder, Inc., and for seven of those years was publisher of The Miami Herald, which won five Pulitzer Prizes under his leadership. He twice interrupted his newspaper career for service to the federal government: in 1968 he was appointed Deputy Secretary of Defense and Assistant to the Secretary for Legislative Affairs. Then in 1992-93 he served as United States Ambassador to Spain. Noted for his commitment to personal val