J. Ellsworth Kalas (1923-2015) was the author of over 35 books, including the popular Back Side series, A Faith of Her Own: Women of the Old Testament, Strong Was Her Faith: Women of the New Testament, I Bought a House on Gratitude Street, and the Christian Believer study, and was a presenter on DISCIPLE videos. He was part of the faculty of Asbury Theological Seminary since 1993, formerly serving as president and then as senior professor of homiletics. He was a United Methodist pastor for 38 years and also served five years in evangelism with the World Methodist Council.
If Experience Is Such a Good Teacher: Why Do I Keep Repeating the Course?by J. Ellsworth Kalas
J. Ellsworth Kalas provides a profile of some of
Everyone attends the School of Experience, but some learn more than others. Whatever comes our way in life, it is up to us to make the most of it. The lessons are presented; how well we learn them is our choice. In this book, readers will find invaluable insights to equip themselves for the "course of study" ahead.
J. Ellsworth Kalas provides a profile of some of the teachers in the School of Experience: Friendship, Regret, Love, Success, Defeat, Enemies, and others. He draws from the lives of saints and sages -- as well as from rogues -- to discover inspiration and insight for today's Christian. The wisdom in this book opens our eyes to the often overlooked subtleties in the lessons of life.
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