Item description for Una Iglesia Emocionalmente Sana: Una Estrategia Para El Discipulado Que de Veras Cambia Vidas by Peter Scazzero & Warren Bird...
Overview SPANISH EDITION. All congregations, sooner or later, find themselves in a moment of crisis. Pastor Scazzero shares his experiences, both personal and corporate, in an appeal to develop the seven principles of an emotionally healthy church: ?Look beneath the surface of your problems,? ?Break the power of the past,? ?Live a life of brokenness and vulnerability,? ?Recognize and honor personal limitations and boundaries,? ?Embrace grief and loss,? and ?Make the incarnation your model to love others.? For leaders, pastors and laymen, the author includes hands-on tools, discussion questions and story after story of people at New Life Fellowship whose lives have been changed and transformed by the powerful concepts described in this book.
Publishers Description True Discipleship Integrates Emotional and Spiritual Health New Life Fellowship in Queens, New York, had it all: powerful teaching, dynamic ministries, an impressive growth rate, and a vision to do great works for God. Things looked good---but beneath the surface, circumstances were more than just brewing. They were about to boil over, forcing Peter Scazzero to confront needs in his church and himself that went deeper than he'd ever imagined. What he learned about the vital link between emotional health, relational depth, and spiritual maturity can shed new light on painful problems in your own church. Here are refreshing new insights, and a different and challenging slant on what it takes to lead your congregation to wholeness and maturity in Christ. Our churches are in trouble, says Scazzero. They are filled with people who are -unsure of how to biblically integrate anger, sadness, and other emotions -defensive, incapable of revealing their weaknesses -threatened by or intolerant of different viewpoints -zealous about ministering at church but blind to their spouses' loneliness at home -so involved in 'serving' that they fail to take care of themselves -prone to withdraw from conflict rather than resolve it Sharing from New Life Fellowship's painful but liberating journey, Scazzero reveals exactly how the truth can and does make people free---not just superficially, but deep down. After offering a new vision of discipleship and a revealing, guided self-assessment of your own spiritual and emotional maturity, The Emotionally Healthy Church takes you through six principles that can make a profound difference in your church. You'll acquire knowledge and tools that can help you and others - look beneath the surface of problems - break the power of past wounds, failures, sins, and circumstances - live a life of brokenness and vulnerability - recognize and honor personal limitations and boundaries - embrace grief and loss - make incarnation your model to love others. Written in a personal and passionate style, The Emotionally Healthy Church includes hands-on tools, discussion questions, spotlights on key points, and story after story of people at New Life whose lives have been changed by the concepts in this book. Open these pages, and find out how your church can turn a new corner on the road to spiritual maturity.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.4" Width: 5.6" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.49 lbs.
Release Date Jun 7, 2005
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 082973886X ISBN13 9780829738865 UPC 639390738868
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More About Peter Scazzero & Warren Bird
Peter Scazzero is the founder of New Life Fellowship Church in Queens, New York City, a large, multiracial church with more than seventy-three countries represented. After serving as senior pastor for twenty-six years, Pete now serves as a teaching pastor/pastor at large. He is the author of two best-selling books-The Emotionally Healthy Church and Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. He is also the author of The EHS Course and Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Day by Day.Pete and his wife, Geri, are the founders of Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, a groundbreaking ministry that equips churches in a deep, beneath-the-surface spiritual formation paradigm that integrates emotional health and contemplative spirituality. They have four lovely daughters. For more information, visit emotionallyhealthy.org, or connect with Pete on Twitter @petescazzero.
Peter Scazzero currently resides in New York. Peter Scazzero was born in 1956.
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