From critically acclaimed author Brian McLaren comes a brilliant retelling of the biblical story and a thrilling reintroduction to Christian faith.
This book offers everything you need to explore what a difference an honest, living, growing faith can make in our world today. It also puts tools in your hands to create a life-changing learning community in any home, restaurant, or other welcoming space.
The fifty-two (plus a few) weekly readings can each be read aloud in 10 to 12 minutes and offer a simple curriculum of insightful reflections and transformative practices. Organized around the traditional church year, these readings give an overview of the whole Bible and guide an individual or a group of friends through a year of rich study, interactive learning, and personal growth.
Perfect for home churches, congregations, classes, or individual study, each reading invites you to
- Cultivate an honest, intelligent understanding of the Bible and of Christian faith in 21st century
- Engage with discussion questions designed to challenge, stimulate, and encourage
- Reimagine what it means to live joyfully and responsibly in today's world as agents of God's justice, creativity, and peace
If you're seeking a fresh way to experience and practice your faith, if you're a long-term Christian seeking new vitality, or if you feel out of place in traditional church circles, this book will inspire and activate you in your spiritual journey.Author:
Brian D. McLarenPublisher:
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About the Author
Brian D. McLaren is an author, speaker, activist, public theologian, and a popular conference speaker and frequent guest lecturer for denominational and ecumenical leadership gatherings in the U.S. and internationally. A Theologian-in-Residence at Life in the Trinity Ministry, Brian has written over a dozen books, including Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road and Everything Must Change. Brian is also an active and popular blogger, a musician, and an avid outdoor enthusiast. He is married to Grace, and they have four adult children. Learn more at his website, www.brianmclaren.net.