Item description for If Experience Is Such a Good Teacher, Why Do I Keep Repeating the Course? with Study Guide by J. Ellsworth Kalas...
Overview Everyone attends the school of experience, but some of us learn more than others. In this book you will find invaluable insights to equip yourself for the "course of study" ahead. Using teachers such as Friendship, Regret, Love, Success, Defeat, and Enemies, the author helps the Christian reader discover insights and inspiration for daily living.
Publishers Description Everyone attends the School of Experience, but some learn more than others. Whatever comes our way in life, it is up to us to make the most of it. The lessons are presented; how well we learn them is our choice. In this book, readers will find invaluable insights to equip themselves for the "course of study" ahead.
J. Ellsworth Kalas provides a profile of some of the teachers in the School of Experience: Friendship, Regret, Love, Success, Defeat, Enemies, and others. He draws from the lives of saints and sages -- as well as from rogues -- to discover inspiration and insight for today's Christian. The wisdom in this book opens our eyes to the often overlooked subtleties in the lessons of life.
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Studio: Dimensions for Living
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.35" Weight: 0.43 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2001
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
ISBN 0687092698 ISBN13 9780687092697
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More About J. Ellsworth Kalas
Dr. J. Ellsworth Kalas is a former president of Asbury Theological Seminary.
After 38 years as a pastor in four churches in Wisconsin and Ohio, and five years as an associate in evangelism with the World Methodist Council, Dr. Kalas came to Asbury in 1993 with the opening of the Beeson Preaching and Leadership program. He served as mentor to the Beeson pastors and as their preaching professor until joining the Seminary preaching faculty in 2000.
Dr. Kalas has received honorary doctorates from four colleges and universities. More than 35 of his books have been published, as well as 13 adult study quarterlies for the United Methodist Publishing House. He has recorded the entire Bible on audiotape, along with his Grand Sweep devotionals; these materials are now available on The Grand Sweep for iPhone. He is also the author of Christian Believer, an intensive study of Christian doctrine produced for interdenominational use. A video component, “Behind the Pages” has recently been added to his books, Parables from the Back Side and Old Testament Stories from the Back Side.
He and his wife, Janet, who is very much a part of his ministry, have four children and nine grandchildren.
J. Ellsworth Kalas currently resides in the state of Kentucky. J. Ellsworth Kalas was born in 1923.