Finding Favor: God's Blessings Beyond Health, Wealth, and Happiness
Everyone wants God's best for their lives--also known as God's favor. But most of the time people want immediate success and easy positive results, but God wants long-term transformation. Pastor Jones weaves together stories and Scripture to help readers find...
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Everyone wants God's best for their lives--also known as God's favor. But most of the time people want immediate success and easy positive results, but God wants long-term transformation. Pastor Jones weaves together stories and Scripture to help readers find God's favor in their own lives.ives.
Brian Jones is the Senior Pastor at Christ's Church of the Valley, an innovative community of faith he and his wife helped start in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Today more than 2,000 people call CCV their spiritual home.
Brian is a graduate of Cincinnati Christian University (B.A.), Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and has served in leadership positions in churches for over twenty years. His humorous and raw style has made him a popular speaker for conferences, seminars, churches, and retreats. Brian is passionate about the areas of evangelism and church planting, Christian growth and discipleship, family and relationships, Christianity and popular culture, and innovative approaches to spiritual leadership.
Brianfds latest book, Hell Is Real (But I Hate To Admit It), will be released August 1, 2011. Brian suggests that the real reason most of us donfdt tell our friends about Jesus has nothing to with not knowing how. Itfds because we donfdt think we need to. His prayer is that this latest book changes that mindset. He has also authored Getting Rid of the Gorilla:Confessions on the Struggle to Forgive and Second Guessing God:Hanging On When You Can't See His Plan
Brian enjoys watching his daughters' soccer and LAX games, losing golf balls on tight fairways, blowing a morning fishing for trout, and watching God's favorite football team: THE Ohio State Buckeyes. For twenty-two years Brian has been married to fdthat cute little girl with the big brown eyesfd he met in fifth grade church camp. Now he and his wife Lisa have three little girls of their own.
- 1. God's Favor
- 2. Involuntary Perseverance
- 3. Holy Discontent
- 4. Intentional Obscurity
- 5. Supernatural Provision
- 6. Bodily Affliction
- 7. Interpersonal Intervention
- 8. Redemptive Poverty
- 9. Divine Confirmation
- 10. Strategic Failure