The Life You've Always Wanted
Six sessions on spiritual disciplines for ordinary people
Small group Bible study will never be the same! With ZondervanGroupware Small Group Editions, leaders have interactive DVDs that feature bestselling authors Philip Yancey and John Ortberg to teach a small group Bible study in their own homes. The DVD and 32-page leader's guide provides ease of facilitation for the small group leader. The participant's guide, available separately, provides a book for small group members to follow along with the teaching and record responses to questions. The Life You've Always Wanted--Over 300,000 books sold In these six video sessions, award-winning author John Ortberg offers modern perspectives on the ancient practice of spiritual disciplines. He teaches participants exercises that are essential for developing strength and maintaining endurance down the road of growth.
John Ortberg is a teaching pastor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church in Menlo Park. He is the best-selling author of Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them, If You Want to walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat, Love Beyond Reason, and Old Testament Challenge. He has written for Christianity Today and is a frequent contributor to Leadership Journal. Es pastor docente de Willow Creek Community en South Barrington, Illinois. Es autor de los exitos de libreria Si quieres caminar sobre las aguas, tienes que salir de la barca y Mas alla de la razon. Ha escrito para Christianos hoy es un contribuyente frecuente para Leadership Journal. Stephen and Amanda Sorenson oversee Sorenson Communications, based in Black Forest, Colorado. Stephen and Amanda Sorenson have written and edited numerous books. They operate Sorenson Communications in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Contents Preface 7 Session 1: It's "Morphing" Time 9 Session 2: Slowing Down and Celebrating 29 Session 3: Praying and Confessing 49 Session 4: Meditating on Scripture and Seeking Guidance 67 Session 5: Practicing Servanthood, Finding Freedom 85 Session 6: Going the Distance with a Well-Ordered Heart 103