Item description for Uprooted: Growing a Parable Life from the Inside Out (Parable Life #2) by Michelle Van Loon...
Overview Fresh, contemporary, biblically-faithful journeys through the surprising, disruptive, gracious, radical, irreligious, and completely life-changing stories Jesus told. Both Uprooted and Parable Life offer a contemporary account of ten ofJesus'' parables by master storyteller, Michelle Van Loon. Each chapterbegins with the parable as told in Scripture followed by a retelling of theparable in a creative yet biblically faithful way. Then the same parable isreexamined through an actual story of a real person living today. Chaptersconclude with study questions which engage the reader or study group in arelevant conversation about the meaning of the parable in contemporary life. These are books which help readers explore what it means to live a lifethat matters to God, to others and to themselves. They challenge people toexplore the messy and miraculous ways that growth happens in their lives.Perfect for those who find themselves in an emerging culture which is lessabout ''how to'' and more about ''why to.''
Publishers Description A contemporary retelling of ten of Jesus's parables. The second in author Michelle Van Loon's series (Parable Life, FaithWalk 2005) that share the parables as told in the Bible and then retells the same parable through the stories of real life people living today. Thoughts and questions are included in each chapter to help readers connect with God while sparking dialogue with others. A powerful look at the process of spiritual growth, not as a "how to" but as a "why to."
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Studio: FaithWalk Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.46" Width: 6.36" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.51 lbs.
Release Date Dec 26, 2006
Publisher FAITH WALK PUBLISHING #883
Series Parable Life
Series Number 2
ISBN 1932902627 ISBN13 9781932902624
Availability 0 units.
More About Michelle Van Loon
Michelle Van Loon is a writer whose body of work includes two books about the parables, articles in four devotional projects, regular contributions to Christianity Today's popular her.meneutics blog for women, and blogging for the Patheos.com.
Michelle Van Loon currently resides in Chicago, in the state of Illinois.
Reviews - What do customers think about Uprooted: Growing a Parable Life from the Inside Out?
Fantastic Illustrations Jul 17, 2007
Michelle brings old parables to life. No new meanings, no trickery. Just modern-day stories to help today's youth understand what Jesus was saying when he wrote those parables so long ago. I found this a great devotional and Bible study rolled into one.