The Good and Beautiful God
James Bryan Smith’s The Good and Beautiful God: Falling in Love with the God Jesus Knows is the first book in The Apprentice Series which is geared toward laypeople and designed to be used in a small group series.Turning to the Gospels, Smith invites you to put your ideas ... Read More
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Turning to the Gospels, Smith invites you to put your ideas about God to the test to see if they match up with what Jesus himself reveals about Him. Once you've discovered the truth in Scripture, Smith leads you through a process of spiritual formation that includes specific activities aimed at making these new narratives real in your body and soul as well as your mind.
At the end of each chapter, you'll find an opportunity for soul training, engaging in spiritual practices that reinforce the biblical messages on your mind and heart. Because the best way to make a complete and lasting change is to go through the material in community, small group discussion questions also accompany each chapter.
Page Count: 232
Dimensions: 8.25"(L) x 5.50"(W)
About the Author:
James Bryan Smith (M.Div., Yale University Divinity School, Ph.D., Fuller Seminary) is a theology professor at Friends University in Wichita, KS and a writer and speaker in the area of Christian spiritual formation. He also serves as the director of the Christian Spiritual Formation Institute at Friends University. A founding member of Richard J. Foster's spiritual renewal ministry, Renovaré, Smith is an ordained United Methodist Church minister and has served in various capacities in local churches.
Smith is also 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.
- Product type: Book
- Format: Hardcover
- Release Date: Jul 1, 2009
- UPC: 9780830835317
- Height: 1
- Width: 5.75
- Length: 8.5
- Volumes/Discs: 1
- Pages: 229
- Publish Date: Jun 5, 2009
- Audience Age Maximum: 0
- Audience Age Minimum: 0
- BISAC: "REL012120 , REL006710"
- ISBN: 0830835318
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