Holy Ambition: Turning God-Shaped Dreams into Reality


God is looking for people. People to do the unthinkable. To walk by faith. To be His hands and feet. But He won't choose just anybody.

Drawing from the story of Nehemiah, Holy Ambition reveals the steps to take to prepare for and engage ...

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God is looking for people. People to do the unthinkable. To walk by faith. To be His hands and feet. But He won't choose just anybody.

Drawing from the story of Nehemiah, Holy Ambition reveals the steps to take to prepare for and engage in the Lord's service. These steps include:

Developing a Dislocated Heart

Experiencing a Broken Spirit

Practicing a Radical Faith

Creating a Strategic Plan

Exercising Personal Commitment

Growing a Courageous Soul

If you're thinking, God can't use me, think again. From stay-at-home moms and seminary students to corporate executives and cancer patients, these pages contain stories of people just like you - people who are transforming the world.

God is not only looking for the brightest and the best. God is looking for people who are willing to live on the edge-people who so long to see God's agenda fulfilled in this fallen world that they attempt what seems impossible, ridiculous, and "outside the box," for God's glory.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802429834
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/24/2010
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 974,093
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

CHIP INGRAM Chip Ingram's passion is to help Christians really live like Christians. As a pastor, author, coach, and teacher for 25 years, Chip has helped people around the world breakout of spiritual ruts to live out God's purpose for their lives. Today, he serves as senior pastor of Venture Church in Los Gatos, California, and president of Living on the Edge, an international teaching and discipleship ministry. He is the author of eleven books, including his newest release, Living on the Edge: Dare to Experience True Spirituality, Overcoming Emotions That Destroy, and Good to Great in God's Eyes. Chip and his wife, Theresa, have four children and six grandchildren.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Introduction 11

1 Holy Ambition 19

2 A Dislocated Heart: The First Condition in Developing Holy Ambition 33

3 A Broken Spirit: The Second Condition in Developing Holy Ambition 51

4 A Radical Faith: The Third Condition in Developing Holy Ambition 71

5 A Strategic Plan: The Fourth Condition in Developing Holy Ambition 97

6 A Personal Commitment: The Fifth Condition in Developing Holy Ambition 127

7 A Courageous Soul: The Sixth Condition in Developing Holy Ambition 153

Epilogue: Holy Ambition: Where Do We Go from Here? 183

Acknowledgments 187

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2012


    This book challenges the reader to step out of the routine and rut of their current Christian experience to a Holy Ambition.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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