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The Me I Want to Be Student Edition

Becoming God's Best Version of You
Format: Paperback

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We’re told faith is believing in Jesus, but connecting beliefs with spirituality can often feel difficult. In The Me I Want to Be Student Edition, bestselling author John Ortberg provides exercises and ideas to help you find your way of connecting with your faith, giving you more joy and a deeper understanding of the person you were created to be.
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Maybe you’ve gone to church and just not felt like you were connecting to the service like everyone else. Perhaps you have been trying to get closer to God but simply hit block after block and feel more frustrated than faith-filled each time you sit down to pray or worship. Or maybe you feel like you are doing okay spiritually, but feel you’re missing something you can’t quite define. And on top of everything else, you’re simply trying to figure out who you really are inside and what you’re supposed to be doing with your life.

The good news is you’re not alone, and you don’t have to feel discouraged. Though in the pages of The Me I Want to Be Teen Edition, bestselling author John Ortberg focuses on what makes you who you are, looking at how you spend your time, your unique experiences, your relationships, and your overall world to help you see where you are now, as well as providing exercises and quizzes that help uncover God’s plan for you and the positive directions you can now go. Find out what it can look like when you discover what the best version of you looks like, as well as the life God has always desired you to have.

Contributor(s) John Ortberg , Scott Rubin
About the Contributor(s) John Ortberg

John Ortberg is the senior pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church (MPPC) in the San Francisco Bay Area. His bestselling books include Soul Keeping, Who Is This Man?, and If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get out of the Boat.  John teaches around the world at conferences and churches, writes articles for Christianity Today and Leadership Journal, and is on the board of the Dallas Willard Center and Fuller Seminary. He has preached sermons on Abraham Lincoln, The LEGO Movie, and The Gospel According to Les Miserables. John and his wife Nancy enjoy spending time with their three adult children, dog Baxter, and surfing the Pacific. You can follow John on twitter @johnortberg or check out the latest news/blogs on his website at

Scott Rubin
Scott Rubin has been on staff at Willow Creek Community Church for 18 years, and he's currently the director of Elevate, the junior high ministry at Willow Creek. Scott, along with an entirely-fantastic team of staff and volunteer leaders, has the privilege of helping young adolescents follow Jesus. He also co-authored two books in the Middle School Survival Series with Mark Oestreicher.
UPC 025986748630
ISBN-10 0310748631
ISBN-13 9780310748632
Publish Date Sep 16, 2014
Weight (lbs) 0.3600
Height 8.55
Width 5.50
Length 192
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Zondervan
Price $12.99
Format Paperback
Language English

Customer Reviews

Review by thatbaldchick
Overall Rating
While I am not a young adult, I certainly enjoyed this book. We all face times of evaluating who we are and who we want to be. This book helps you focus on what makes you who you are, taking a hard look at how you spend your time, examining your unique experiences, evaluating your relationships, and your overall world. All of this helps you discover what the best version of you looks like. This is a great way to affirm and confirm your life direction, not just discover it.

***Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): I received the aforementioned product from Zondervan to facilitate an honest review. All opinions are my own*** (Posted on 12/28/2014)

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