Description : The New York Times #1 bestselling book by Pastor Rick Warren that helps you understand the purpose of your life. As one of the bestselling nonfiction books in history, with more than 35 million copies sold, and more than 70 translations available, The Purpose Driven Life is far more than just a book; it's the road map for your spiritual journey. A journey that will transform your life. "Movie stars and political leaders aren't the only ones turning to Rick Warren for spiritual guidance. Millions of people--from NBA and LPGA players to corporate executives to high school students to prison inmates--meet regularly to discuss The Purpose Driven Life.” --Time In The Purpose Driven Life you'll find the answers to three of life's most important questions: The Question of Existence: Why am I alive? The Question of Significance: Does my life matter? The Question of Purpose: What on earth am I here for? Living out the purpose you were created for moves you beyond survival or success to a life of significance--the life you were meant to live. You will discover the five benefits of knowing your purpose: It will explain the meaning of your life. It will simplify your life. It will focus your life. It will increase your motivation. It will prepare you for eternity. The Purpose Driven Life is designed to be read in 42 short chapters that will inspire you to stop and realize how God uniquely designed you for a purpose only you can fulfill. It also includes links to 3-minute video introductions to each chapter and a 30- to 40-minute audio Bible study message for each chapter. There are also appendixes including questions for further study and additional resources. Before you were born, God already planned your life. God longs for you to discover the life he created you to live--here on earth, and forever in eternity. Let The Purpose Driven Life show you how. The Purpose Driven Life is available in audio book, ebook, softcover, and hardcover editions. Also available: The Purpose Driven Life video study and study guide, journal, devotional, book for kids, book for churches, Spanish edition, Large Print edition, and more.
Description : In this six-session small group bible study (DVD/digital video sold separately), What On Earth Am I Here For?, Rick Warren helps users discover the answer to life's most fundamental question: "What on earth am I here for?" This is the official study companion for The Purpose Driven Life and is designed for use with the DVD. You are about to embark on a journey of discovery. Throughout this six-session video-based study you are going to discover the answer to life's most fundamental question: "What on earth am I hear for?" And here's a clue to the answer: "It's not about you...You were created by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense. It is only in God that we discover our origin, our identity, our meaning, our purpose, our significance, and our destiny. Whether you are going to experience this adventure with a small group or on your own, this study will change your life. When combined with the reading of The Purpose Driven Life, this study will give you and your small group the opportunity to discuss the implications and applications of living the life God created you to live. Sessions include: You Matter to God You Were Planned for God's Pleasure You Were Formed for God's Family You Were Created to Become Like Christ You Were Shaped to Serve God You Were Made for a Mission Designed for use with the What Am I Here For? Video Study (sold separately).
Description : The perfect companion to The Purpose Driven Life---the international bestseller translated into over 85 languages---The Purpose Driven Life Journal features Scriptures and quotes by Rick Warren, plus space to record reflections, prayers, and goals while seeking God's plans for your life.
Description : What On Earth Am I Here For? is a six-week, video-based small group study of The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren---the book Publishers Weekly declared the 'bestselling nonfiction hardback in history.' This curriculum kit for groups or individuals contains a copy of The Purpose Driven Life, one What On Earth Am I Here For? DVD, and one What On Earth Am I Here For? Study Guide.
Description : You are about to embark on a journey of discovery. In the next forty days, you and a group of friends are going to discover together the answer to life's most fundamental question: 'What on earth am I here for?'And here's a clue to the answer: 'It's not about you ... You were created by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense. It is only in God that we discover our origin, our identity, our meaning, our purpose, our significance, and our destiny. Every other path leads to a dead end. The Purpose Driven Life Small Group Curriculum is a six-week, video-based small group study of The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren---the book Publishers Weekly declared the 'bestselling nonfiction hardback in history.'The six video lessons are taught by Rick Warren, and are supplemented by small group discussion material in the accompanying study guide. When combined with the reading of The Purpose Driven Life, this study will give your small group the opportunity to discuss the implications and applications of these life-changing truths. You'll see the big picture of what life is all about and begin to live the life God created you to live.
Description : Now with an Adult Ministry Study Guide! All of us have a desire to live, not in the simple sense of merely surviving, but in the more profound sense of living with purpose and meaning. But we are not born into a ready-made world filled with meaning. We must find and live the meaning that is ours in the life we have been given. Using personal stories and clinical cases, this book deals with the human and the spiritual side of our search for meaning, and it seeks to help us move toward a more fulfilled life.
Description : A Purpose-Driven Discipleship Resource Discover the key that can * strengthen beliefs to change behavior * lessen your day-to-day stress level * increase your security in an insecure world * help you raise your kids with a right perspective on life * increase your love for and trust in God Many Christians today live their lives, plan their schedules, and use their resources completely disconnected from what they say they believe. This spiritual disconnect is the cause of so much of the stress and problems in our lives. Foundations is a fresh, innovative curriculum about the essential truths of the Christian faith and how these truths are to be lived out---in your relationships, your character, and your work. Rather than just teaching doctrinal knowledge, this course shows you how to apply biblical truths and implement them in your everyday life. 1.The Bible 2.God 3.Jesus 4.The Holy Spirit 5.Creation 6.Salvation 7.Sanctification 8.Good and Evil 9.The Afterlife 10.The Church 11.The Second Coming From Saddleback Church Proven and refined over ten years, Foundations is designed to help bring believers to maturity, strengthening them to live a purpose-driven life.
Description : The Foundations small group DVD series helps Christians connect the truths of the Bible with the realities of their lives. Used and refined for years as an integral part of Saddleback Church’s discipleship program, this powerful, innovative resource is designed to correct the frequent disconnect between what we say we believe as Christians and how we actually live. Tom Holladay and Kay Warren each teach two of the four sessions on the eleven small group DVDs. The corresponding participant’s guides provides space for taking notes, lively discussion questions and focuses on a core truth of Christianity. Choose the topics you and your group wish to explore … and discover the key that can • strengthen beliefs to change behavior • lessen your day-to-day stress level • increase your security in an insecure world • help you raise your kids with a right perspective on life • increase your love for and trust in God Individual small group DVDs include • The Bible • God • Jesus • The Holy Spirit • Creation • Salvation • Sanctification • Good and Evil • The Afterlife • The Church • The Second Coming
Description : This book briefly characterizes the many different ways Christianity is currently understood and practiced. These include approaches that center primarily on beliefs and doctrine, those that focus on the support of personal wellbeing, versions of Christianity that nurture special kinds of community in response to particular group identities, those that give attention to Christians' role in society, and those that offer different ways of thinking about the role and function of the church. Long then considers how these traditions relate to each other in both ecumenical and interfaith encounters. He concludes by developing a theological foundation for recognizing and celebrating what is valuable in each of these many diverse approaches. Written primarily as a resources for adult education groups in parish settings, this book will also be of interest to professionals, scholars, and lay readers alike. It considers the strengths and possible limitations of each approach and the challenges that all Christians confront in facing the future.
Description : Youre prepared to teach your Sunday School class or lead Bible Study when out of the blue someone asks the dreaded question everyone seems to ask at some point: What on Earth am I here for? Wow, so much for lesson preparation. Considering the extensive teaching and preaching on calling and purpose these days, youd think answering such a question would be a slam dunk. Think again. Most believers dont have a clue as to how to answer that question or its companion inquiry What on Earth am I supposed to be doing? This uplifting book taps the ultimate resource of the Word of God to provide compelling answers to these questions...and more. With a unique blend of lively narrative, entertaining stories and theological discussions, the author challenges and inspires readers to fulfill their true purpose, to MAKE GOD LOOK GOOD.