Side By Side
While there are literally hundreds of books on the topic of discipleship, this unique handbook brings together the best authors and works on discipleship in one handy reference tool. Side by Side is ideal for those who want to be...
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While there are literally hundreds of books on the topic of discipleship, this unique handbook brings together the best authors and works on discipleship in one handy reference tool. Side by Side is ideal for those who want to be committed followers and train others to join in the journey. bull; Handy resource for strengthening the skill of discipleship bull; Features the best work from a wide variety of discipleship specialists bull; Includes highlights from the International Consultation on Discipleship bull; Co-published with NavPress
Over the last 20 centuries, Christian saints and scholars have written libraries full of books on discipleship. Now, at the dawning of a new century, comes a valuable resource that, for the first time, brings together some of the best writings on discipleship from New Testament times to the present. From the biblical mandate of Jesus to the writings of contemporary disciple-makers, Side by Side covers a broad range of topics arranged in easy-to-read articles and sidebars, and organized by key subjects. You will gain insights from experts like: Richard Baxter Jeanne Guyon Henri Nouwen Bob Briner James Houston Eugene Peterson John Bunyan Thomas A Kempis J. Oswald Sanders Tony Campolo William Law Francis A. Schaeffer Charles Colson Brother Lawrence Hannah Whitall Smith Dorothy Day C.S. Lewis Joseph Stowell LeRoy Eims Gordon MacDonald A.W. Tozer Elisabeth Elliot Rebecca Manley Pippert Dawson Trotman Ken Gire Brennan Manning Walter Wangerin, Jr.
While there are literally hundreds of books on the topic of discipleship, this unique handbook brings together the best authors and works on discipleship in one handy reference tool. Side By Side is ideal for those who want to be committed followers and train others to join in the journey.
Steve and Lois Rabey have authored nearly thirty books including In Search of Authentic Faith and Faith Under Fire (Steve); When Your Soul Aches and Growing Young (Lois).In addition, Lois is a popular speaker who has appeared at a Billy Graham crusade, on numerous TV shows, and on the cover of Today's Christian Woman.Steve is a journalist who has written more than 1,000 articles for publications like The New York Times and Christianity Today. The Rabeys live in Colorado.
Jerry Bridges is one of the most widely recognized and trusted Christian writers today. The former vice-president for corporate affairs of The Navigators, he continues to serve as a Navigators staff member, ministering to college students, churches, and other groups around the world. His first book, The Pursuit of Holiness, is a modern classic with sales over one million copies. He is also the author of I Exalt You, O God, The Practice of Godliness, Trusting God, Transforming Grace, The Discipline of Grace (winner of the ECPA Gold Medallion award), and The Joy of Fearing God.
Richard J. Foster (D.Th.P., Fuller Theological Seminary) is founder of RENOVARE in Denver, Colorado. He is the author of many books, including Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth, which has sold over two million copies worldwide, Freedom of Simplicity; Streams of Living Water, and Prayer, which was Christianity Today's Book of the Year and the winner of the Gold Medallion Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and is a general editor of The Renovare; Spiritual Formation Bible. His most recent books are Life with God; Longing for God with Gayle Beebe and Sanctuary of the SoulJourney into Meditative Prayer.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
Dallas Willard (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin) is a Professor in the School of Philosophy at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He has taught at USC since 1965, where he was Director of the School of Philosophy from 1982-1985. His philosophical publications are mainly in the areas of epistemology, the philosophy of mind and of logic, and on the philosophy of Edmund Husserl, including extensive translations of Husserl's early writings from German into English.
He also lectures and writes award winning books on Christian Spirituality. His book Renovation of the Heart received Christianity Today's 2003 Book Award in the category of Spirituality. The Divine Conspiracy was selected Christianity Today's "Book of the Year" for 1999.
His other publications include The Spirit of the Disciplines; Hearing God; The Great Omission; Renovation of the Heart in Daily Practice and most recently Knowing Christ Today: Why We Can Trust Spiritual Knowledge and Personal Religion, Public Reality?.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
In 1970, Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, WI, U.S.A. asked Stuart Briscoe to become pastor. The church has since grown to a weekly attendance in excess of 7,000 and has planted eight sister churches in the Milwaukee area. Elmbrook's TV and radio ministries,Telling the Truth, featuring Stuart and Jill are broadcast widely--while his extensive video and audio tapes and more then 40 books extend his ministry. After 30 years as Senior Pastor at Elmbrook Church, Stuart stepped down. He and Jill have assumed the roles of Ministers-at-Large on Elmbrook's church staff.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian (he received his doctorate in theology at the age of only 21), participant in the German Resistance movement against Nazism, and a founding member of the Confessing Church. He was involved in plots planned by members of the Abwehr (the German Military Intelligence Office) to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
He was arrested in March 1943, imprisoned, and eventually hanged just before the end of the World War II in Europe.
Some of his selected published works include Creation and Fall: A Theological Exposition of Genesis 1-3; Life Together; The Cost of Discipleship; Ethics; Christ the Center and Letters and Papers from Prison.
Jill Briscoe and her husband Stuart have worked together for over 40 years, and have three grown children and 13 grandchildren. A native of Liverpool, Jill is a prolific writer and author of The Deep Place where Nobody Goes, God's Front Door, Prayer that Works and Faith that Works and many other books. Jill serves on the board of directors of World Relief and of Christianity Today, and is a popular speaker at key Christian events around the world. Jill and Stuart live in Milawukee, Wisconsin. - Publisher.
Amy Carmichael (1867-1951), a well known poet, hymnwriter, and author, spent fifty-six years in India as a missionary. The legacy of her work stand as a lasting testimony to the courageous young woman from Northern Ireland who stepped into the darkness surrounding her and found the greatest "refuge" of allthe sheltering love of God.
Frederick Anthony Ravi Kumar Zacharias was born into a nominally Christian (Anglican) Indian family in Madras in 1946, and grew up in Delhi. He was an atheist in his youth, but had a conversion experience after reading John 14:19 while recovering from a suicide attempt at age 17. Ravi emigrated with his family to Canada in 1966. He earned his M.Div. degree from Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois, in 1972.
Since 1971, when he first ministered to GIs and POWs in Vietnam, Ravi has spoken all over the world in great halls and universities including Harvard, Princeton, and Oxford.
He is listed as a distinguished lecturer with the Staley Foundation and has appeared on CNN and other international broadcasts.
The author of numerous books, he powerfully mixes biblical teaching and Christian apologetics. His weekly radio program, Let My People Think, is broadcast over 1,500 stations worldwide, and his weekday program, Just Thinking, began airing in November 2004. He is president of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries.
Some of his publications include Beyond Opinion: Living the Faith We Defend; The End of Reason; Walking from East to West; The Grand Weaver; Cries of The Heart; Recapture the Wonder: Experiencing God's Amazing Promise of Childlike Joy, and Jesus Among Other Gods: The Absolute Claims of the Christian Message.
Ravi has been married to his wife Margie since 1972, and they have three adult children.
Oswald Chambers was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1874. Converted in his teen years under the ministry of Charles Haddon Spurgeon, he studied art and archaeology at the University of Edinburgh before answering a call from God to the Christian ministry. He then studied theology at Dunoon College. From 1906-1910 his career of service took him to the United States and Japan, but the two outstanding periods of his work were as principal of the Bible Training College at Chapham, England (1911-1915), and his ministry to Australian and New Zealand troops as a YMCA chaplain at Zeitoun Egypt during World War I. He died there on November 5, 1917. More than 30 books bear his name, and his best-known book, My Utmost for His Highest, is a Christian classic. - Publisher.
John Michael Talbot is the founder of the Brothers and Sisters of Charity, a creative Franciscan community that is helping to revitalize ancient contemplative and monastic traditions in the twenty-first century. Known as the "Troubadour for the Lord," Talbot is Catholic music's number one recording artist with over thirty albums to his credit and sales topping four million copies. ýSteve Rabey is a prolific writer who has written numerous books and hundreds of articles about religion, spirituality, history, and popular culture for magazines, newspapers, and Web sites. His work has appeared i
- 1. Come, Follow Me: Being A Disciple Of Jesus
- 2. Go And Make Disciples: Helping Others Follow Jesus
- 3. I Am With You: We All Do The Work Of Discipleship
- 4. Teaching Them To Obey: Disciple-making Methods And Models
- 5. Issues: Applying God's Wisdom In Changing Times
- 294 Pages