Item description for Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit by Francis Chan...
Overview Getting to the true source of the church's power, the author of Crazy Love offers a compelling invitation to understand, embrace, and follow the Holy Spirit's direction in one's life. Original.
Publishers Description In the name of the Father, the Son, and ... the Holy Spirit. We pray in the name of all three, but how often do we live with an awareness of only the first two? As Jesus ascended into heaven, He promised to send the Holy Spirit--the Helper--so that we could be true and living witnesses for Christ. Unfortunately, today's church has admired the gift but neglected to open it. Breakthrough author Francis Chan rips away paper and bows to get at the true source of the church's power--the Holy Spirit. Chan contends that we've ignored the Spirit for far too long, and we are reaping the disastrous results. Thorough scriptural support and compelling narrative form Chan's invitation to stop and remember the One we've forgotten, the Spirit of the living God.
From Publishers Weekly The author of the bestselling Crazy Love pleads passionately for the church to live by the power of the forgotten God: the Holy Spirit. Calling Christians to more than just a better life, Chan says he wants to live a life unexplainable without the Holy Spirit, so dependent on the Spirit that, he says, if he doesn't come through, I'm screwed. He offers vivid personal stories and illustrations about how the church ought to help Christians discern the powerful gifts of the Spirit, rather than toning down radicals. Biographies of people keeping in step with the Spirit conclude each chapter. Not a comprehensive study but intended for application, it consequently lacks depth of context in most Bible references. Ultimately, though, this serves Chan's aim to end ceaseless talk and follow God's lead to assist the poor, the abused and anyone without hope. Chan himself has given all royalties from Crazy Love to a ministry to children trapped in sex trafficking, explaining that God said to him, I want you to love them as your own children. Chan's voice is fresh, earthy and fiery. (Sept.) Copyright 2009 Reed Business Information.
Awards and Recognitions Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit by Francis Chan has received the following awards and recognitions -
Christian Retailing's Best - 2010 Winner - Christian Living category
Citations And Professional Reviews Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit by Francis Chan has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 09/14/2009 page 45
Christian Retailing - 09/21/2009 page 15
CBA Retailers - 11/01/2009 page 42
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Studio: David C. Cook
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.52 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2009
Publisher David C. Cook
ISBN 1434767957 ISBN13 9781434767950
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More About Francis Chan
Francis Chan is the best-selling author of books, Crazy Love, Forgotten God, Erasing Hell and the host of the BASIC.series (Who is God & We Are Church). He has also written the children’s books Halfway Herbert, The Big Red Tractor and the Little Village and Ronnie Wilson’s Gift.
Francis is the founding pastor of Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, California, and is the founder of Eternity Bible College. He also sits on the board of directors of World Impact.
Currently, Francis is working to start a church planting movement in the inner city of San Francisco and also working to launch a countrywide discipleship movement. Francis now lives in Northern California with his wife, Lisa, and their five children.
Francis Chan, autor de varios exitos de ventas, es el fundador de la Iglesia Cornerstone en Simi Valley, California. Su ministerio de predicacion lo lleva por todo el pais y por todo el mundo. Cuando esta en casa con su esposa y sus cuatro hijos, se relaja surfeando las olas de la playas del sur de California.
Francis Chan was born in 1967.
Francis Chan has published or released items in the following series...