An updated edition of the down-to-earth resource that offers twelve practices to make Christian faith a way of lifeMany Christians are looking for ways to deepen their relationship with God by practicing their faith in everyday life. This best-selling guide helps take belief out of the realm of theory and shows how to live it out in a series of twelve central practices such as hospitality, forgiveness, healing, testimony, and keeping Sabbath. Designed to work across a wide range of Christian laypeople, leaders, denominations, and study groups, this is the second edition of the book that Theology called "... a stimulating contribution to the work of making explicit the connection between what Christians do and what they believe."Contains information on the practices discussed in the book and shows how they relate to and intersect with prayer, worship, and Bible studyOffers a guide for conversation, learning, and growth at the back of the bookThis updated and expanded new edition includes a new introduction and two additional chapters that describes new insights into and experiences with the "practicing our faith" approach The book includes a variety of prominent contributors, who draw on their rich shared experience as believers, theologians, ethicists, and educators.
This book, out of the Valpraiso project on Christian spiritual disciplines, includes chapters on honoring the body, hospitality, household economics, saying Yes and saying No, keeping Sabbath, testimony, discernment, shaping communities, forgiveness, healing, dying well, and singing our lives.
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