The Power of a Whisper: Hearing God, Having the Guts to Respond (Dvd)
Full-throttle faith resides in fully yielded hearts. In The Power of a Whisper: Hearing God, Having the Guts to Respond , Bill Hybels reveals the attitudes and actions that help us hear directly from heaven as we navigate the most...
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Full-throttle faith resides in fully yielded hearts. In The Power of a Whisper: Hearing God, Having the Guts to Respond, Bill Hybels reveals the attitudes and actions that help us hear directly from heaven as we navigate the most significant challenges on earth.
^^^"Without a hint of exaggeration," says pastor and author Bill Hybels in his new book, The Power of a Whisper: Hearing God, Having the Guts to Respond, "the ability to discern divine direction has saved me from a life of sure boredom and self-destruction. God's well-timed words have redirected my path, rescued me from temptation and re-energized me during some of my deepest moments of despair."
^ ^In The Power of a Whisper, vision is cast for what life can look like when God's followers choose to hear from heaven as they navigate life on earth. Whispers that arbitrate key decisions, nudges that rescue from dark nights of the soul, promptings that spur on growth, urgings that come by way of another person, inspiration that opens once-glazed-over eyes to the terrible plight people face in this world - through firsthand accounts spanning fifty-seven years of life, more than thirty of which have been spent in the trenches of ministry, Hybels promotes passion in Christ-followers' hearts for being wide open to hearing from God, and for getting gutsier about doing exactly what he says to do.^
In this four-session small group Bible study DVD, The Power of a Whisper, Bill Hybels casts vision for what life can look like when directed by divine input ? whispers ? from above.
Through firsthand accounts spanning more than thirty years spent in the trenches of ministry Hybels? passion is to invite every Christ-follower to learn how to live with one ear perpetually tuned to heaven and how to meticulously obey every syllable of input received.
In this powerful and practical small group bible study, you'll learn how to discern the ?voice? of God from the other voices that vie for your attention, how to invite his input into your daily routine, how to ?practice? his presence and how to allow heaven-sent input to direct your life toward making a kingdom-oriented difference in this world.
This DVD is designed to help facilitate group discussion and further study alongside the Power of a Whisper Participant Guide (sold separately), and features four 10-15 minute live teaching sessions from Bill Hybels.
1. The Whisper-Led Life
2. Divine Input for the Day-to-Day
3. Practice, Practice, Practice
4. Wide Open for God
Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, one of the largest and most influential churches in North America, and the chairman of the board for Willow Creek Association. He convened The Global Leadership Summit in 1995, following a God-given prompting to help raise and develop the spiritual gift of leadership for the local church.
Both visionary and passionate about seeing every local church reach its full God-given potential, he speaks around the world on strategic issues related to leadership, evangelism, and church growth. An exceptional communicator, he is a best-selling author of more than 20 books on personal evangelism, marriage and especially on the subject of Christian leadership, including Just Walk Across the Room, Courageous Leadership and the newly released, The Power of a Whisper: Hearing God and Having the Guts to Respond.
Bill received a bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies and an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity College in Deerfield, IL. He and his wife, Lynne, have two adult children and one grandson.