Sacred Compass: The Way of Spiritual Discernment [NOOK Book]

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“Brent Bill has written one of the finest books on discernment and divine guidance that I have seen in a very long time.”
–Richard J. Foster
How do you discover God’s will for your life – every day?



Sacred Compass offers a fresh and deeper way of living a God-directed life. J. Brent Bill draws on the quiet beauty of the Quaker path to show how spiritual discernment is more...
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Sacred Compass: The Way of Spiritual Discernment

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Overview

“Brent Bill has written one of the finest books on discernment and divine guidance that I have seen in a very long time.”
–Richard J. Foster
How do you discover God’s will for your life – every day?



Sacred Compass offers a fresh and deeper way of living a God-directed life. J. Brent Bill draws on the quiet beauty of the Quaker path to show how spiritual discernment is more about sensing God’s gracious presence than it is about making the right decisions. As you use this book to chart your own spiritual course, you will find yourself led to unexpected places, comforted by the knowledge that God uses all of our experiences to bring us close.


“Sacred Compass is the perfect companion for those seeking to follow God in the way of Jesus in the midst of the realities of 21st century life. Brent Bill graciously and passionately opens the pathway of the spiritual practice of discernment for the novice and deepens the possibilities for the well experienced. This book will serve as a revelation for many and well could be the start of a revolution for a new generation Christians.”
-- Doug Pagitt, Pastor of Solomon’s Porch and Author of A Christianity Worth Believing



“Sacred Compass celebrates and reassures that on this engaging, glorious, bewildering human journey, we individually and communally carry with us an ever present divine source of navigation.”
— Carrie Newcomer, Rounder recording artist, The Geography of Light
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557257253
  • Publisher: Paraclete Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 460,394
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

J. BRENT BILL is recognized as one of the most important communicators of the spirituality of the Quaker tradition today. He is the Executive Vice President of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations, Inc. and the author of many books including Imagination and Spirit: A Contemporary Quaker Reader. Bill's writings have appeared in such publications as The Christian Century and Christianity and the Arts. A Friends minister, he and his wife Nancy live in Mooresville Indiana.

Visit Brent Bill on his blog at holyordinary.blogspot.com/
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  • Posted November 29, 2011

    compass..

    little hard at times to read, need to be open to discernment. but I like the message.

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