The Life You've Always Wanted Leader's Guide: Six Sessions on Spiritual Disciplines for Ordinary…

Paperback | August 15, 2004

byJohn OrtbergAs told byStephen and Amanda Sorenson

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What does the spiritual life really look like?

If you're tired of the status quo – if you suspect there's more to Christianity that what you've experienced – John Ortberg invites you to join him on a road to transformation and spiritual vigor that anyone can take. The Life You've Always Wanted video-based Bible study guide you down the ancient path of the spiritual disciplines.

This Leader's Guide give you the clear, step-by-step instructions you need to maximize interaction, support, and insights within your group. Most of the preparation has been done for you – just follow the easy-to-use lesson plan, complete with helpful tips. Because this book includes the full text of the Participant's Guide, it's the only guidebook you need to track page-for-page with your group.

Cultivate new intimacy and confidence in prayer. Discover the freedom of secrecy. Taste the benefits of slowing life's frenetic pace. Learn how to be guided by the Holy Spirit… and more.

Sessions include:

  • It's Morphing Time
  • Slowing Down and Celebrating
  • Praying and Confessing
  • Meditating on Scripture and Seeking Guidance
  • Practicing Servanthood, Finding Freedom
  • Going the Distance with a Well-Ordered Heart

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What does the spiritual life really look like?If you're tired of the status quo – if you suspect there's more to Christianity that what you've experienced – John Ortberg invites you to join him on a road to transformation and spiritual vigor that anyone can take. The Life You've Always Wanted video-based Bible study guide you down the ...

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Based on John Ortberg's ECPA bestseller on the spiritual disciplines. What does truth spiritual life really look like? What keeps you from living such a life? How can you pursue it? If you're tired of the status quo--if you suspect there's more to Christianity than what you've experienced--John Ortberg invites you and your small grou...

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:240 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:August 15, 2004Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310255872

ISBN - 13:9780310255871

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy reading but still impacting A well written book filled with practical wisdom. If you want to deepen your walk with God, there's a lot here to help
Date published: 2013-03-26

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Table of Contents

ContentsPreface 7 How to Use This Guide 9Session 1: It's "Morphing" Time 15Session 2: Slowing Down and Celebrating 53Session 3: Praying and Confessing 93Session 4: Meditating on Scripture and Seeking Guidance 127Session 5: Practicing Servanthood, Finding Freedom 163Session 6: Going the Distance with a Well-Ordered Heart 199

Editorial Reviews

'John Ortberg opens to us the age-old wisdom of the spiritual disciplines. In a practical, witty, and deeply insightful way, he not only creates in us a hunger for transformation, but paints a brilliantly attractive picture of the life that God can live through us.' -- Archibald D. Hart, Ph.D., , Professor