Joyful Exiles: Life in Christ on the Dangerous Edge of Things

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InterVarsity Press, Sep 27, 2006 - Religion - 204 pages
Winner, 2007 World Guild Best Leadership/Theoretical Book Pastor and teacher Jim Houston reviews the insights he has gained over his years of teaching, counseling and mentoring Christians. He passes on what he has come to regard as pivotal concerns for leading a faithful Christian life in current society and culture. This is an advanced discipleship book for those who want to learn from someone with mature spiritual insight who has gone before them. If you are interested in Christian maturity, faithfulness, spiritual formation, and life, and want a guide through the "currents and eddies" of our society and culture, this book is for you.

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I too am in "my Patmos" as Houston and many others in Anglican orthodoxy these days. This book encourages a brave happiness in the face of our stern times, with the great adventure of following Jesus ... Read full review

Joyful Exiles: Life in Christ on the Dangerous Edge of Things

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Having mentored many a scholar, pastor or counselor who went through the college he founded-Regent in Vancouver-Houston now passes along to the rest of us some of the wisdom he's gleaned from living ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Jim Houston (M.A., Edinburgh; D.Phil., Oxford) is founding principal, former chancellor, and emeritus professor of spiritual theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the author of some forty books, including I Believe in the Creator, The Transforming Friendship, In Search of Happiness, The Heart's Desire and The Mentored Life.

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