Item description for Welcome to the Family: What to Expect Now That You're a Christian by John MacArthur...
Overview When you become part of God's family and join a local congregation, you encounter new expectations, privileges, vocabulary, and more. In this accessible book, Pastor John MacArthur shows new Christians how to process all this and "plug in" to the church. He gives converts the big picture of what it means to be a part of the fellowship of believers.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.89" Width: 5.12" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2005
Publisher Thomas Nelson
ISBN 0785280421 ISBN13 9780785280422
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More About John MacArthur
John MacArthur is pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, as well as author, conference speaker, president of The Master's College and featured teacher with Grace to You, an international radio broadcast. His more than six dozen books have sold millions of copies worldwide and include more than two dozen volumes of The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series.
The son of Jack MacArthur and fifth cousin of U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, John MacArthur attended Bob Jones University before transferring to Los Angeles Pacific College (now Azusa Pacific University). He later obtained his Masters of Divinity from Biola University's Talbot Theological Seminary, in La Mirada, California. He graduated with honors. From 1964 to 1966, he served as an associate pastor at Calvary Bible Church, in Burbank, California and, from 1966 to 1969, as a faculty representative for Talbot Theological Seminary. Then, in 1969, he became the third pastor in the then-short history of the nondenominational Grace Community Church of Sun Valley, California.
His daily radio program, Grace to You, which is now broadcast throughout much of the world, began as an audio recording ministry to provide cassettes of his sermons to listeners. They were first broadcast in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1977.
In 1985, MacArthur became the president of The Master's College (formerly Los Angeles Baptist College), an accredited, four-year, liberal arts Christian college; and, in 1986, he founded The Master's Seminary. MacArthur also received an honorary doctorate from Talbot Theological Seminary[ and an honorary doctorate from Grace Graduate School.
Nearly 43 years after beginning in the pulpit of Grace Community, MacArthur completed one his own life goals of preaching through the entire New Testament on June 5, 2011, at the end of his projected target window, stated the previous January, to finish "some time in the summer." During the same interview, MacArthur projected he would complete his commentary series within another five years, some 35 years after beginning.
MacArthur is married to Patricia and they have four children and fifteen grandchildren.
John MacArthur, es el pastor-maestro de la Grace Community Church en Sun Valley, California. Ademas, es presidente de The Master's College and Seminary. Es un prolifico autor con muchos exitos de ventas. Su estilo popular de exposicion y ensenanza de la Biblia puede escucharse a diario en su programa radial de difusion internacional "Gracia a vosotros."
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Welcome to the Family Jul 5, 2004
Clear, concise, Bible lesson on "what happens next" after a person has saving faith in Christ. As always, MacArthur is a clear teacher of scripture. This book is gentle with the reader. It is not only for the new believer, but also for the person who is borderline. If a person thinks he or she is a Christian, this will make it clear one way or the other.