Gifts: The Joy of Serving God

Paperback | September 11, 2000

byJohn Ortberg

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Gifted--that's you! Uniquely equipped to help build up the body of Christ. As a follower of Jesus, serving others is an integral part of your identity and an important key to your personal growth. But how do you cultivate a servant's heart and your spiritual gifts in ways that build up your church, your family, your friends, and your world--without wiping you out in the process? Gifts guides you to the answers. Through personal study and small group interaction, this study will help you develop a passion to be used by God. You'll find out about your unique place in the body of Christ and how to surmount the obstacles that keep you from thriving. You'll discover the joy of serving with others--doing together what you cannot do alone. And you'll learn how to abide in Christ, experiencing a freshness and vitality that grow as you give!Leader's guide included!Gifts group sessions are:Use Me!Use My Gifts!Walking into WeaknessComparison: The Killjoy of ServanthoodThe Ministry of the MundaneServanthood's Bell-Shaped CurveAbide in Him

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Gifted--that's you! Uniquely equipped to help build up the body of Christ. As a follower of Jesus, serving others is an integral part of your identity and an important key to your personal growth. But how do you cultivate a servant's heart and your spiritual gifts in ways that build up your church, your family, your friends, and your w...

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Gifted--that's you! Uniquely equipped to help build up the body of Christ. As a follower of Jesus, serving others is an integral part of your identity and an important key to your personal growth. But how do you cultivate a servant's heart and your spiritual gifts in ways that build up your church, your family, your friends, and your w...

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 a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.4 inPublished:September 11, 2000Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0310220777

ISBN - 13:9780310220770

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Pursuing Spiritual TransformationTen Core Values for Spiritual FormationGifts: The Joy of Serving Godsession oneUse Me!session twoUse My Gifts!session threeWalking into Weaknesssession fourComparison: The Killjoy of Servanthoodsession fiveThe Ministry of the Mundanesession sixServanthood's Bell-Shaped Curvesession sevenAbide in HimLeader's Guide