The Life You've Always Wanted

Six Sessions on Spiritual Disciplines for Ordinary People

by John Ortberg (Author)Stephen And Amanda Sorenson (With)Stephen Sorenson (With)Amanda Sorenson (With)
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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 group to join him on a road to transformation and spiritual vigor that anyone can take. Designated to help you make the journey together, The New Life You're Always Wanted ZondervanGroupware(TM) guides you down the ancient path of the spiritual disciplines. 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. This Leader's Guide gives 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. Six sessions of The Life You've Always Wanted 1. It's 'Morphing' Time 2. Slowing Down and Celebrating 3. Praying and Confessing 4. Meditating on Scripture and Seeking Guidance 5. Practicing Servanthood, Finding Freedom 6. Going the Distance with a Well-Ordered Heart The Life You've Always Wanted kit includes: 1 -- Leader's guide 1 -- Participant's guide 1 -- Copy of The Life You've Always Wanted hardcover edition 1 -- Video in both VHS& DVD formats All items except video also sold separately. ZondervanGroupware(TM) delivers personal spiritual growth through: * compelling biblical content * minimal preparation time for both leader and participant * proven learning techniques using individual participant's guides and a variety of media. * meaningful interaction in groups of any size in any setting


John Ortberg, Author

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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 and Leadership Journal, and is on the board of the Dallas Willard Center and Fuller Seminary. He has preached sermons on Abraham Lincoln, The LEGO Movie, and The Gospel According to Les Miserables. John and his wife Nancy enjoy spending time with their three adult children, dog Baxter, and surfing the Pacific. You can follow John on twitter @johnortberg or check out the latest news/blogs on his website at

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