The heart of Christianity is about transformation, about a God who isn't just concerned with our "spiritual lives", but who wants to impact every aspect of living. It's realizing that God meets us not in a monastery but on Main Street, and that all of ordinary, daily life has the potential to be lived as if Jesus himself were the one living it.
"Easy to Identify with - Good Practical Examples"
In All the Places to Go...How Will You Know?, best-selling author John Ortberg opens our eyes to the countless doors God places before us every day, teaches us how to recognize them, and gives us the encouragement to step out in faith and embrace all of the extraordinary opportunities that await.
"Really enjoyed this!"
Deep within you lies the same faith and longing that sent Peter walking across the wind-swept Sea of Galilee toward Jesus. In what ways is the Lord telling you, as he did Peter, 'Come'? John Ortberg invites you to consider the incredible potential that awaits you outside your comfort zone. Out on the risky waters of faith, Jesus is waiting to meet you in ways that will change you forever, deepening your character and your trust in God. The experience is terrifying. It's thrilling beyond belief. It's everything you'd expect of someone worthy to be called Lord.
The health of your soul isn't just a matter of saved or unsaved. It's the hinge on which the rest of your life hangs. Best-selling author John Ortberg presents another classic that will help you discover your soul - the most important connection to God there is - and find your way out of the spiritual shallow-lands to true divine depth. With characteristic insight and an accessible story-filled approach, Ortberg brings practicality and relevance to one of Christianity's most mysterious and neglected topics.
"Dallas Willard for Dummies"
Listening to The Me I Want to Be is your first step to becoming Gods best version of you. Join best-selling author and pastor John Ortberg as he guides you through the sometimes difficult but ultimately fulfilling journey towards a uniquely created spirituality - one designed just for you one that will enable you to experience God more fully each day.
"Have listened several times"
Dallas Willard and John Ortberg explore what it means to live well now in light of God's kingdom. They reflect on the power of the Trinity in our lives, the meaning of knowledge, the importance of spiritual disciplines and much more. Dallas Willard offers poignant thoughts about what it will be like to transition into the very presence of Christ in heaven. This audiobook is adapted from the talks given at the February 2013 Dallas Willard Center "Knowing Christ Today" conference in Santa Barbara, California.
"Let Go of Control"
John Ortberg es pastor de la iglesia Presbiteriana de Menlo Park en la ciudad de Menlo Park, California. Es el autor de los exitos de venta: Dios esta mas cerca de lo que crees, La vida que siempre has querido, Todos son normales hasta que los conoces, Si Quieres Caminar Sobre Las Aguas Tiene Que Salir De La Barca , y Un amor mas alla de la razon. el y su esposa, Nancy, tienen tres hijos.
This volume includes: "When God Doesn't Listen" by Francis Chan; "Submission through Prayer" by James MacDonald; "Waiting On God" by John Ortberg: and "Why We Shouldn't Give Up On Prayer" by Bill Hybels.
Jesus' impact on our world is highly unlikely, widely inescapable, largely unknown, and decidedly double-edged. It is unlikely in light of the severe limitations of his earthly life; it is inescapable because of the range of impact; it is unknown because history doesn't connect dots; and it is doubled-edged because his followers have wreaked so much havoc, often in his name. He is history's most familiar figure, yet he is the man no one knows. His impact on the world is immense and non-accidental.
"NOT narrated by John Ortberg, sadly"
John Ortberg invites you to consider the incredible potential that awaits you outside your comfort zone. Out on the risky waters of faith, Jesus is waiting to meet you in ways that will change you forever, deepening your character and your trust in God. The experience is terrifying. It's thrilling beyond belief. It's everything you'd expect of someone worthy to be called Lord.
"It is an excellent book"
Well-known Evangelical leaders - individuals and couples, males and females, from a broad range of denominational affiliations and ethnic diversity - share their surprising journeys from a more-or-less restrictive view to an open inclusive view that recognizes a full shared partnership of leadership in the home and in the ministries of the church based on gifts, not gender.
"Stories make a difference"
A promotion. A new house. The rewards of winning at life's game can be thrilling. But eventually everything goes back into the box, and what ultimately matters is whether we've played according to God's rules. John Ortberg uses popular games and his trademark gift of storytelling to help us live our lives for the things that really count.
"Great perspective on life"
As a follow up to the success of Lead Like Jesus, Masterful Leadership features further teaching on the subject of Leadership featuring the likes of Ken Blanchard, John Ortberg, Henry Blackaby, Bob Buford, and many others.
"Must read for all leaders"
We often think of doubt as the opposite of faith, but could it actually strengthen our relationship with God? According to John Ortberg, best-selling author and pastor, the very nature of faith requires the presence of uncertainty. In this refreshingly candid look at a life of faith, he traces the line between belief and unbelief: less a dividing line between hostile camps than a razor's edge that runs through every soul. His findings point us toward the relief of being totally honest.
"One of the best books on faith and doubt."
The Bible is filled with examples of an intimate God, a God keenly interested in connecting with ordinary people. He promises to be with us. He says he will personally guide us. Yet somehow, intimacy with God eludes us. Caught up in the mainstream of life, we know we're missing something vital. But how do we attain it?
"Great listen again and again"
"The Christian's Happiness" by Timothy J. Keller- Your bad things turn out for good, your good things can never be lost, and the best things are yet to come. "Fourth Man in the Furnace" by John Ortberg- Christ meets us in our worst trials. "Loss, Loyalty, and Lament" by Mark Mitchell- In the midst of our loss, God is still at work, and his ultimate aim is to bless. "God In Our Sorrow" by Mark Buchanan- God meets us in the whole range of our human experience.
In this candid book based on his own struggle with doubt, John Ortberg traces the line between belief and unbelief and finds that it's less a dividing line between hostile camps than a razor's edge that runs through every soul. His findings point toward the relief of being totally honest. Doubt … Questions … Honest faith … Outrageous hope … It's a chain reaction that can actually strengthen our relationship with God, and that, says Ortberg, is cause for celebration.
"Great, as always!"
In Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them, teacher and best-selling author John Ortberg zooms in on the things that make community tick. You'll get a thought-provoking look at God's heart, at others, and at yourself. Even better, you'll gain wisdom and tools for drawing closer to others in powerful, impactful ways. With humor, insight, and a gift for storytelling, Ortberg shows how community pays tremendous dividends in happiness, health, support, and growth.
In Life Changing Love, John Ortberg reveals the God you've longed to encounter: a Father head over heels in love with you, his child, who is intensely committed to your highest joy. Ortberg takes you to the very core of God's being to discover a burning, passionate love that gives and gives and gives. He explores the life-changing ways this love has expressed itself through Jesus.
Reveals the God you've longed to encounter: a Father head-over-heals in love with you and committed to your highest joy.
"Love Beyond Reason (Unabridged)"