Item description for Defining Moments DVD: What to Do When You Come Face-to-Face with the Truth (North Point Resources) by Andy Stanley...
Overview Embrace the Truth It's no secret that what you don't know can hurt you. In spite of that, we still go out of our way at times to avoid the truth. Men avoid doctors and women deny evidence of adultery. While the truth often hurts, deceiving ourselves will ultimately only worsen the situation. In this nine-part DVD and eight-part companion study guide, we listen in as Jesus introduces some rather perplexing truth to seven individuals who had grown comfortable with their misinformed lifestyles and belief systems. Readers will discover firsthand that the truth can set you free. And for those who have the courage to embrace it, their lives will be changed forever.
Publishers Description Embrace the Truth
It’s no secret that what you don’t know can hurt you. In spite of that, we still go out of our way at times to avoid the truth. Men avoid doctors and women deny evidence of adultery. While the truth often hurts, deceiving ourselves will ultimately only worsen the situation. In this nine-part DVD and eight-part companion study guide, we listen in as Jesus introduces some rather perplexing truth to seven individuals who had grown comfortable with their misinformed lifestyles and belief systems. Readers will discover firsthand that the truth can set you free. And for those who have the courage to embrace it, their lives will be changed forever.
Face the Truth
Life is full of defining moments. Like landmarks on a road map, these moments mark key points along your life’s journey. A defining moment happens when you come face-to-face with a truth that invites you to change the way you live. It demands that you make a decision. And regardless of the choice you make, you will never be the same.
Bestselling author Andy Stanley examines several such moments as depicted in the lives of people from Scripture—the kinds of moments many of us will experience in our lifetimes. And if you’re willing to look at truth honestly, these moments can change your life forever.
In addition to containing the original series messages, this DVD is enhanced with curriculum study sessions that can be used for small groups or individual study. Each session includes twelve to fifteen minutes of teaching followed by several discussion questions. The DVD is further enhanced when combined with the DefiningMoments Study Guide, which will equip you to embrace the truth.
Story Behind the Book
While working to develop a series that would introduce people to a new mind-set about the way they live their lives, Andy Stanley discovered the influence that defining moments have. Now, after teaching this principle to his staff, church, and through the extended home study groups of North Point Community Church , this DVD and study guide material are releasing to a national audience through North Point’s relationship with Multnomah.
Andy Stanley is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and the founding pastor of North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, with a youthful congregation of more than 16,000 on three campuses. Andy is the author of the 1998 ForeWord Book of the Year finalist Visioneering , the bestsellers Like a Rock and The Next Generation Leader, and the recent How Good Is Good Enough? Andy and his wife, Sandra, have two sons and a daughter.
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Studio: Multnomah Books
Record Label Multnomah Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.56" Width: 5.33" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Binding DVD Video
Release Date Dec 31, 2004
Publisher Multnomah Books
Series North Point Resources
ISBN 1590524659 ISBN13 9781590524657
Availability 0 units.
More About Andy Stanley
Andy Stanley leads one of the fastest growing churches in America today. He is a sough-after speaker and leadership mentor with a special passion for raising up the next generation of leaders capable of leading from a core of integrity, faith and wisdom. A best-selling author, Andy continues to challenge others through books such as, Choosing to Cheat, The Best Question Ever, The Next Generation Leader and Visioneering.
Andy Stanley is the founder of North Point Ministries, Inc. (NPM). Each Sunday, more than 33,000 people attend one of NPM's seven Atlanta-area churches. In addition, NPM has planted over 25 churches outside the metro Atlanta area with a combined weekly attendance of more than 15,000. Over one million of Andy's messages are accessed from our North Point websites monthly, including both leadership and sermon content.
SPANISH BIO: Andy Stanley fundo North Point Ministries, Inc. (NPM) en 1995 con la vision de crear iglesias a las cuales les agradara asistir tambien a las personas que no se identifican con ninguna otra iglesia. Cada domingo, mas de 33.000 personas asisten a una de las siete iglesias que tiene North Point en la zona de Atlanta, Georgia. NPM tambien ha fundado tambien mas de 25 iglesias fuera de la zona metropolitana de Atlanta, con una asistencia semanal combinada de mas de 15.000 personas. Cada mes, mas de un millon de personas escuchan sus mensajes en los distintos portales de NPM en la web. Andy y su esposa Sandra viven en Alpharetta, Georgia, y tienen tres hijos: Andrew, Garrett y Allie. Puedes encontrar mas informacion y utilizar los recursos gratuitos que se ofrecen, entrando a su portal: www.northpointministries.org.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Defining Moments DVD: What to Do When You Come Face-to-Face with the Truth?
We love Andy Stanley studies. Oct 28, 2008
Our Sunday School class has completed most of Andy Stanley's Bible Studies for small groups. They are very well done and easy to discuss during class. We hope he continues to produce them.
Great Small Group Discussion Tool Nov 2, 2007
Andy Stanley addresses how we deal with the Defining Moments in our lives; he challenges us to leave our comfort zone in looking at the true GOD and not the one we conviently place in a box and have over time forgotten what the Bible tells us.
The nine lessons open our eyes to why Jesus was sent to Earth, to show us the true GOD, not the Old Testament GOD that for some of us is difficult to understand in today's world.
Great series for seekers, someone new to Christ, or someone who enjoys a different perspective in deepening one's faith and understanding.