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The Good and Beautiful God (#01 in The Apprentice Series)

James Bryan Smith

The Good and Beautiful God (#01 in The Apprentice Series)

James Bryan Smith

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Meet the Author

James Bryan Smith

James Bryan Smith (M.Div., Yale University Divinity School, Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary) is a theology professor at Friends University in Wichita, KS and a writer and speaker in the area of Christian spiritual formation.

A founding member of Richard J. Foster's spiritual renewal ministery, Renovar, Smith is an ordained United Methodist Church minister and has served in various capacities in local churches. Smith is the author of A Spiritual Formation Workbook; Devotional Classics (with Richard Foster); Embracing the Love of God, Rich Mullins: An Arrow Pointing to Heaven and Room of Marvels.

Most recently he has been involved in developing the Appprectice Series- throughout the series, which includes The Good and Beautiful God, The Good and Beautful Life and The Good and Beautiful Church, Smith helps us discard the flawed narratives of our hearts and replace them with the truths God reveals in his word about himself, the Christian life and his Church.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction
  • How To Get The Most Out Of This Book
  • 1. What Are You Seeking?
  • Soul Training: Sleep
  • 2. God Is Good
  • Soul Training:silence And Awareness Of Creation
  • 3. God Is Trustworthy
  • Soul Training: Counting Your Blessings
  • 4. God Is Generous
  • Soul Training: Praying Psalm 23
  • 5. God Is Love
  • Soul Training: Lectio Divina
  • 6. God Is Holy
  • Soul Training: Margin
  • 7. God Is Self-sacrificing
  • Soul Training; Reading The Gospel Of John
  • 8. God Transforms
  • Soul Training: Solitude
  • 9. How To Make A Pickle
  • Soul Training: Slowing Down
  • Appendix: Small Group Discussion Guide
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments

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Jesus centered: one of my best reads this year!
5 stars By AceoftheHouse, Dec 19 2017
I just love this 218 pages yet very light book, handy to take everywhere. It's basically what we Christians have to be reminded all the time, the stories about Jesus...how He showed us thru the Bible stories how to live according to His life...what is more important for Him and should be for us. Sometimes we live accustomed so much to this material world, we forget we're Christians (followers of Christ) and we forget to follow His examples and we neglect to live our lives according to His way. This book just shows us our way and Jesus' way. It's nice that there's a portion "For Reflection" at the end of some of the chapters. It's one of my best reads this year!
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  • Catalogue Code 292114
  • Product Code 9780830835317
  • ISBN 0830835318
  • EAN 9780830835317
  • Pages 232
  • Department General Books
  • Category Spiritual Growth
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Formatio
  • Publication Date Jul 2009
  • Sales Rank #6439
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.386kg

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