If God has a perfect vision for your life, why does spiritual growth seem so difficult? John Ortberg has some intriguing answers to that question, and he has organized his thoughts and God's words into this straightforward and timely guide for living your best life. This book and video-based experience will help you and your group learn how God's perfect vision for your life is not just that you are saved by grace, but that you also learn to live by grace, flourishing with the Spirit flowing through you. Join author and pastor John Ortberg as he guides your group toward true spiritual growth. The Me I Want to Be church-wide experience is a powerful operator’s manual for building a Spirit-filled life in a world where perfection can only be found in God’s loving vision for you. Follow along as Ortberg helps you gauge your spiritual health and measure the gap between where you are now and where God intends you to be. Then follow the exercises he presents to help you live in the flow of the Spirit, circumventing real-world barriers—pain and sorrow, temptations, self-doubt, sin—to flourish even in a dark and broken world. The Me I Want to Be curriculum kit includes a “Getting Started” guide, a participant's guide, a DVD video, and a hardcover edition of the book, The Me I Want to Be.
|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 www.johnortberg.com.
|Publish Date||Jan 13, 2010|