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Descending Into Greatness

Bill HybelsRob Wilkins
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Descending Into Greatness
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Descending Into Greatness

Bill HybelsRob Wilkins
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Bill Hybels with Rob WilkinsThis profound book calls us to downward mobility - the path of giving, self-sacrifice and putting others before ourselves. It dares to take the example of Christs downward journey as it was meant to be: the radical and essential answer for every Christian. Included at the end of the book is a chapter in which Hybels honestly discusses his struggle with the meaning and application of downward mobility to his own life. He says it is a difficult journey, but the only real option for a joy-filled life. 216 pages, from Zondervan.

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Bill Hybels with Rob WilkinsThis profound book calls us to downward mobility - the path of giving, self-sacrifice and putting others before ourselves. It dares to take the example of Christs downward journey as it was meant to be: the radical and essential answer for every Christian. Included at the end of the book is a chapter in which Hybels honestly discusses his struggle with the meaning and application of downward mobility to his own life. He says it is a difficult journey, but the only real option for a joy-filled life. 216 pages, from Zondervan.
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In a society where "upward mobility" is the highest goal, Bill Hybels asks a tough question: Do Christians place God's desires first-or their own? In Descending into Greatness, Hybels and writer Rob Wilkins take the example of Christ's downward journey as it was meant to be; the radical and essential answer for every Christian. In fourteen powerful chapters, the authors explore such topics as How Jesus managed power. The intentional decisions necessary to move down. The uplifting nature of true humility. Abundant life through dying to self. The ambush of joy. Moving down is never an easy matter that can be reduced to a formula. It involves a life committed to discipleship. Descending into Greatness introduces you to the touching stories of modern men and women committed to advancing the kingdom of God: from the pro football player, to the medical missionary, to a businessman wrestling with the priorities in the world of finance. Descending into Greatness asks tough questions and gives hopeful answers. Now, this powerful, urgent message also includes a discussion guide so that you can follow through, too. "Like Christ, we must descend-into self-abandonment, unconditional giving, sacrifice, and death to self. And, like Christ, we will then ascend-into fulfillment, blessing, joy, and purpose."
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Meet the Authors

Bill Hybels

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.

Rob Wilkins

Rober Lewis is the teaching pastor at a large metropolitan church in Little Rock, Arkansas. He has been featured many times on the FamilyLife Conferences national broadcast over the past eleven years.Robert has written Building Teamwork in Your Marriage (Word); Rocking the Roles: Building a Win-Win Marriage, which he coauthored with William Hendricks and Managing Pressure in Your Marriage with Dennis Rainey.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 344654
  • Product Code 9780310336327
  • ISBN 0310336325
  • EAN 9780310336327
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Aug 2011
  • Sales Rank #42303
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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