The Christian life is an adventure. Every aspect is full of energy and light. Yet too often we stop at one point of interest--evangelism, spiritual disciplines, social justice--and go no further. Interweaving stories from a summer vacation, Jerry Sittser shows...
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The Christian life is an adventure. Every aspect is full of energy and light. Yet too often we stop at one point of interest--evangelism, spiritual disciplines, social justice--and go no further. Interweaving stories from a summer vacation, Jerry Sittser shows how our lives can include all God has in mind for us. In a book that is fun and challenging, Sittser restores wholeness to the adventure of Christian living.
Part I: Making Sense Out of Discipleship1. Summer with the Sage2. Getting the Bigger PicturePart II: Beginning with God3. A Radical Commitment4. A Compelling Character5. The Pleasure of IntimacyPart III: God's Goal for Our Growth6. History's Drama7. The Great Transformation8. A New Community of Love9. Vision for the New World10. The Way to RenewalPart IV: Divinely Powered Discipleship11. Rediscovering the Holy Spirit12. The Grace of God13. Our ResponsivenessPart V: Knowing the Enemy14. Pride, the Quiet Master15. Evil and the Personality Behind ItPart VI: Saint-Making16. Guidance and Freedom17. Spiritual Disciplines18. Joyful Obedience19. Embracing the WholeNotes
Gerald L. Sittser (Ph.D., University of Chicago) is professor of theology at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. He is the author of The Adventure, A Cautious Patriotism, A Grace Disguised, The Will of God as a Way of Life and When God Doesn't Answer Your Prayer.
Sittser has won numerous awards and honors including a Gold Medallion Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association for his book When God Doesn't Answer Your Prayer. His two most recent books Water from a Deep Well which surveys the Spirituality from the early martyrs to modern missionaries, and Love One Another which examines and applies the 'one another' exhortations of the New Testament to believers so we will aspire to Becoming the Church Jesus Longs For.
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- <strong>part I: Making Sense Out Of Discipleship</strong>
- 1. Summer With The Sage
- 2. Getting The Bigger Picture
- <strong>part Ii: Beginning With God</strong>
- 3. A Radical Commitment
- 4. A Compelling Character
- 5. The Pleasure Of Intimacy
- <strong>part Iii: God's Goal For Our Growth</strong>
- 6. History's Drama
- 7. The Great Transformation
- 8. A New Community Of Love
- 9. Vision For The New World
- 10. The Way To Renewal
- <strong>part Iv: Divinely Powered Discipleship</strong>
- 11. Rediscovering The Holy Spirit
- 12. The Grace Of God
- 13. Our Responsiveness
- <strong>part V: Knowing The Enemy</strong>
- 14. Pride, The Quiet Master
- 15. Evil And The Personality Behind It
- <strong>part Vi: Saint-making</strong>
- 16. Guidance And Freedom
- 17. Spiritual Disciplines
- 18. Joyful Obedience
- 19. Embracing The Whole