Item description for Gifts: The Joy of Serving God (Pursuing Spiritual Transformation) by John Ortberg, Laurie Pederson & Judson Poling...
Overview As part of The Pursuing Spiritual Transformation series, Gifts guides you to the answers you desire, through personal study and small group interaction, to develop a hunger to be used by God.
Publishers Description Gifted--that s you Uniquely equipped to help build up the body of Christ. As a follower of Jesus, serving others is an integral part of your identity and an important key to your personal growth. But how do you cultivate a servant s heart and your spiritual gifts in ways that build up your church, your family, your friends, and your world--without wiping you out in the process? Gifts guides you to the answers. Through personal study and small group interaction, this study will help you develop a passion to be used by God. You ll find out about your unique place in the body of Christ and how to surmount the obstacles that keep you from thriving. You ll discover the joy of serving with others--doing together what you cannot do alone. And you ll learn how to abide in Christ, experiencing a freshness and vitality that grow as you give Leader s guide included Gifts group sessions are: Use Me Use My Gifts Walking into Weakness Comparison: The Killjoy of Servanthood The Ministry of the Mundane Servanthood s Bell-Shaped Curve Abide in Him"
Awards and Recognitions Gifts: The Joy of Serving God (Pursuing Spiritual Transformation) by John Ortberg, Laurie Pederson & Judson Poling has received the following awards and recognitions -
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Sep 11, 2000
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Pursuing Spiritual Transformation
ISBN 0310220777 ISBN13 9780310220770 UPC 025986220778
Availability 0 units.
More About John Ortberg, Laurie Pederson & Judson Poling
John Ortberg is the senior pastor at Menlo Church. John's teaching centers aroundhow faith in Christ can impact our everyday lives with God. He has written books onspiritual formation including, The Life You've Always Wanted, Who is This Man?, The Me I Want To Be, Soul Keeping, and most recently, All The Places To Go. John teachesaround the world at conferences and churches.
Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, John graduated from Wheaton College with adegree in psychology. He holds a Master of Divinity and doctorate degree in clinicalpsychology from Fuller Seminary, and has done post-graduate work at theUniversity of Aberdeen, Scotland. Prior to joining Menlo Church, John served asteaching pastor at Chicago's Willow Creek Community Church.
John Ortberg currently resides in the state of Illinois.
John Ortberg has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Gifts: Joy Of Serving God?
First Class Resource May 20, 2010
As usual, Willow Creek has put together a fantastic study that not only stirs the spirit but moves us to get out there and live it! Great format, easy to use too.
helps ro walking with Jesus a bit closer Nov 27, 2009
when we put a lesson like John writes together with your day, you come out the victor in knowing our Lord in a more intimite way and that walks turns into something we want and must share with others - an exciting Journey