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Overview Explores the various reasons people lose their intimate connection with God, revealing the life-altering benefits of restoring a close, personal relationship with Him and staying plugged to His love and power.
Publishers Description Robert A. Schuller explores the various ways individuals lose or experience interference with their connection to God. He explains that emotions such as shame, regret, fear, and disappointment can stand in the way of the intimate association God wants with His children. The good news is that when His people are struggling, God stays close. There are many ways to reestablish a dynamic connection with Him. Schuller calls these "Connection Corrections" and leads readers through identifying communication barriers and how to break them. Each chapter delves into the reasons readers fail to connect with God, how to begin repairing the broken wires, and the life-altering benefits of restoring a positive, power-filled relationship with Him. Readers who feel adrift from God will no find that no barrier is too big to keep them from a close, loving relationship with Him.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.15" Width: 6.46" Height: 0.94" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2009
ISBN 0446580988 ISBN13 9780446580984
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More About Robert A. Schuller & William Kruidenier
Robert A. Schuller is the former senior pastor of the Crystal Cathedral. He has written twelve books, including the bestseller Walking in Your Own Shoes. His most recent book, coauthored with Dr. Douglas DiSiena, is entitled Possibility Living. Schuller has four children and resides in Laguna Beach, California, with his wife, Donna.
Reviews - What do customers think about Leaning Into God When Life Is Pushing You Away?
Wonderful Book Jan 9, 2010
I have to admit that I wasn't sure that I wanted to read this book. After all, this is the son of Dr. Robert Schuller, the founding pastor of the Crystal Cathedral. I don't find Dr. Schuller's teachings to be Biblical and thought his son would probably be the same. I was wrong.
I enjoyed this book so much and found myself hard-pressed to put it down. It was not some "feel good" book where you chant a few positive thoughts as a cure all. No, this book is full of sound, Biblical advice and I know I could relate to it on so many levels. Each chapter discussed different ways that we can disassociate ourselves from God and how to get back to and with God using the Bible as the key to the pathway. I also loved the fact that at the end of each chapter, there were thought-provoking questions that we could ask ourselves in an effort to understand ourselves and our relationship with the Lord.
I think one of the reasons I did chose to read this book is because of the struggles Mr. Schuller has gone through in recent months. He was removed first from the "Hour of Power" television show and then removed as Senior Pastor of the Crytal Cathedral. I wondered how he was going to handle this because, lets face it, being removed from your father's church is no small matter! I had read some of his comments online about the situation and was very impressed with his thoughts about the whole thing. He truly is leaning into God during this hard time in his life and is following Biblical principles - not some positive thinking, feel good slogan.
I felt that he could understand my struggles because he's been though so much of his own and that the book was a reflection of those struggles. I knew he believed what he was writing and had probably used these same principles himself. There's something much more reassuring when the person writing the book understands what it's like to walk a mile in my moccasins!
This is definitely a book that will remain on my book shelf as I know I will refer to it again and again. Sometimes during the hard times, we need someone to point the way to the right scriptures and this book definitely fills that need. I highly recommend this book!
Life lessons Jan 7, 2010
once again Robert A Schuller is tops. His insight and questions at the end of each chapter are thought provoking.
Schuller does it again! Dec 11, 2009
Robert A Schuller does it again, writing an incredibly inspiring and touching book realeased just when I needed it. Looking at how many things stand in the way of us having a relationship with God. It is a positive uplifting book, which is what I have come to expect from Robert A Schuller! Keep them coming Dr. Schuller!