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    Consider Your Calling

    Six Questions for Discerning Your Vocation

    by Gordon T. Smith

    What is the good work to which I am called? Gordon T. Smith acknowledges that this is not a simple question to answer in the midst of our very complicated lives. That's why he has written this brief and accessible book—to help us explore six core questions we need to ask in order to discover our calling, in community with God and others.

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    Courage and Calling

    Embracing Your God-Given Potential

    by Gordon T. Smith

    What is my calling? How do I best live it out? Will my vocation change? In this revised edition of his popular book, Gordon Smith addresses these and other questions you may be struggling with. And he leads you through a process to discover your vocation by listening to God and becoming a coworker with him.

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    Visions of Vocation

    Common Grace for the Common Good

    by Steven Garber

    Vocation is more than a job. It is our relationships and responsibilities woven into the work of God. In following our calling to seek the welfare of our world, we find that it flourishes and so do we. Garber offers here a book for parents, artists, students, public servants and business people—for all who want to discover the virtue of vocation.

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    What Your Body Knows About God

    How We Are Designed to Connect, Serve and Thrive

    by Rob Moll
    Foreword by Michael Card

    Scientists are now discovering ways that our bodies are designed to connect with God. Award-winning journalist Rob Moll explores the fascinating ways in which our brains and bodies interact with God and spiritual realities, using neuroscience to show how our brains actually change and adapt when engaged in spiritual practices.

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    Imitating God in Christ

    Recapturing a Biblical Pattern

    by Jason B. Hood

    At a time when the call to imitate Jesus comes loaded with moralistic overtones, Jason Hood offers a refreshing look at imitation on the Bible's terms. Drawing our attention to the practice that Paul taught "everywhere in every church," Hood's study yields insights into Scripture, the church fathers and Christian culture.

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    Spirituality According to Paul

    Imitating the Apostle of Christ

    by Rodney Reeves

    Rodney Reeves contrasts easy spiritualities of serenity and retreat with the apostle Paul's vision: a cross-shaped spirituality for fools making their way through life's trials. Responding to Paul's invitation "follow me as I follow Christ," Reeves discovers an ancient spiritual path in the letters of Paul.

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    Hearing God's Words

    Exploring Biblical Spirituality

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Peter Adam

    Many discussions of Christian spirituality draw on a range of traditions and "disciplines," but little attention is given to the Bible itself. Drawing on the Old and New Testaments, John Calvin, and the Puritans, Peter Adam expounds a biblical model of spirituality in this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume.

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    The Gift of Being Yourself

    The Sacred Call to Self-Discovery

    The Spiritual Journey

    by David G. Benner
    Foreword by M. Basil Pennington

    In the expanded edition of this profound exploration of Christian identity, David G. Benner illuminates the spirituality of self-discovery. He exposes the false selves that you may hide behind and calls you to discover the true self that emerges from your uniqueness in Christ. Deepen your experience of God through discovering the gift of being yourself.

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    Contemplative Vision

    A Guide to Christian Art and Prayer

    by Juliet Benner

    Docent Juliet Benner began showing people how to meditate on Christian art treasures, which led to her much-beloved "O Taste and See" columns from the spiritual formation journal Conversations, now expanded into this book. In each chapter you'll encounter a passage of Scripture and a corresponding piece of art to lead you in a new experience of prayer in God's presence.

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    Sanctuary of the Soul

    Journey into Meditative Prayer

    Renovare Resources

    by Richard J. Foster

    Richard Foster equips Christians to embark successfully on the journey of meditative prayer. Featuring short chapters on the method of meditative prayer, insights from classical Christian writers and reflections from Foster's own experiences of prayer, this book provides much-needed bearings for Christian spiritual practice today.

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