Good News About Prodigals
Tom Bisset has talked with -- and learned from -- many Christian prodigals, and he tells their stories to illustrate what he's learned about God's passion for the lost, as well as His means of restoring them to the faith....
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Tom Bisset has talked with -- and learned from -- many Christian prodigals, and he tells their stories to illustrate what he's learned about God's passion for the lost, as well as His means of restoring them to the faith. Bisset also suggests that God often accomplishes a significant spiritual work in the life of those who wait. The author says the best news about prodigals is that most of them do come home. He adds, "The more we know about coming back, the better able we will be to be a part of what God is doing in the lives of prodigals, whether they are our children or not". Here is encouragement for anyone who has watched a loved one-young or old -- turn away from Christ.
If your heart is broken because a loved one has turned away from the Christian faith he or she once held dear, Read Good News About Prodigals. Tom Bisset has talked with dozens of people who left their faith and learned that many come back
- <div>introduction. 7</p>1. Most Prodigals Come Home. 11</p>2. The God Who Waits. 18</p>3. Mrs. Holmes And The Prodigal Preacher . 25</p>4. Do Prodigals Have It Together?. 37</p>5. The Arrows Of The Lord. 46</p>6. Wonder-and-awe Prodigals . 55</p>7. The Ache Of The Soul. 65</p>8. Is Anybody Out There Listening?. 77</p>9. When Trouble Is Your Friend. 84</p>10. Trouble At The Manse:  Prodigal Preachers’ Kids . 97</p>11. An Unexpected Invitation . 109</p>12. Who’s In Charge Here? . 117</p>13. Passive Prodigals:  Kids In Questionable Churches . 124</p>14. Understanding And Helping Adult Prodigals . 135</p>15. Cultural Hang-ups Or Biblical Convictions?. 148</p>16. The God Of Second Chances . 158</p>17. Afterthoughts: Are Prodigals Christians? . 165</p><p>notes . 169</div>