An Ordinary Day with Jesus Participant's Guide

An Ordinary Day with Jesus Participant's Guide

by John Ortberg, Ruth Haley Barton
     
 
In the routine moments of an ordinary day . . . you can experience the reality of God’s presence.

Christ entered our broken world to give us life in all its fullness. Not just in pinnacle experiences, but in every situation, every relationship, every activity. As you learn to recognize and welcome Christ’s presence into every moment, ordinary days become

Overview

In the routine moments of an ordinary day . . . you can experience the reality of God’s presence.

Christ entered our broken world to give us life in all its fullness. Not just in pinnacle experiences, but in every situation, every relationship, every activity. As you learn to recognize and welcome Christ’s presence into every moment, ordinary days become filled with a tangible sense of God’s presence. Suddenly, you are experiencing all of life with God--not just Sundays or "quiet times." Even more, he is transforming you in the process. You begin to experience the kind of ongoing, close connection to God you’ve longed for.

An Ordinary Day with Jesus show you how to:
invite Christ to work alongside you recognize and hear the Holy Spirit’s voice use the spiritual pathways that best connect you to God eliminate hurry and simplify your pace of life wake up and go to sleep in Jesus’ name open everyday relationships to him, learning even from difficult people spend soul-replenishing time alone with God plan, commit to, and actually experience an entire day with Jesus

Experiencing God’s presence in your everyday life doesn’t necessarily mean doing new things. It means doing the things you already do in new ways--with him. An ordinary day with Jesus truly can be the greatest day you’ve ever had. Best of all, it can lead to an extraordinary life!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780310245865
Publisher:
Zondervan
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

John Ortberg is the senior pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church (MPPC) in the San Francisco Bay Area. His bestselling books include Soul Keeping, Who Is This Man?, and If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get out of the Boat. John teaches around the world at conferences and churches, writes articles for Christianity Today and Leadership Journal, and is on the board of the Dallas Willard Center and Fuller Seminary. He has preached sermons on Abraham Lincoln, The LEGO Movie, and The Gospel According to Les Miserables. John and his wife Nancy enjoy spending time with their three adult children, dog Baxter, and surfing the Pacific. You can follow John on twitter @johnortberg or check out the latest news/blogs on his website at www.johnortberg.com.

Ruth Haley Barton is founder of The Transforming Center (www.thetransformingcenter.org), a ministry dedicated to strengthening the souls of pastors and Christian leaders. A teacher, spiritual director, and retreat leader, she has served on the pastoral staff of several churches including Willow Creek Community Church and is the author of numerous books and resources on the spiritual life including Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership, Sacred Rhythms, and Invitation to Solitude and Silence.

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