Compassionate Healer, By Bill Donahue and Keri Wyatt Kent

Compassionate Healer

by Bill Donahue and Keri Wyatt Kent

Compassionate Healer
  • Length: 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5 × 8.25 in
  • Number of Studies: 6
  • Published: September 07, 2005
  • Imprint: IVP Bible Studies
  • Item Code: 2156
  • ISBN: 9780830821563

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Acts of compassion have the potential to heal wounds, restore relationships, dispel hatred and curb violence. No one person embodied God's heart of compassion for people in distress more than Jesus of Nazareth. His heart broke for the sick, the poor, the hungry, the outcast and the weary. And in your pain and grief, confusion and suffering, Jesus can meet you with healing grace and love. Bill Donahue and Keri Wyatt Kent ask, "Are you ready to meet the Compassionate Healer?"

The Jesus 101 Series engages both mind and heart. The sessions bring a fresh perspective on who Jesus is, how he interacted with people in Scripture and how he relates to us. The discussion questions are designed particularly to help a group to learn from each other but also to provide an interesting context for individual reflection. As you discover the ways Jesus fulfills our lives, you may fall in love with him again--or for the first time.

"Nothing in this life . . . is worth more than the quest to ponder Jesus. Bill Donahue offers us one of the finest guides in print to accompany us on this journey."

Dan B. Allender, Ph.D., author of The Wounded Heart and The Intimate Mystery


Before You Begin
Introduction: Jesus the Compassionate Healer
1. Jesus Weeps Our Tears
2. Jesus Binds Our Wounds
3. Jesus Carries Our Burdens
4. Jesus Breaks Our Chains
5. Jesus Covers Our Shame
6. Jesus Restores Our Community
Notes for Leaders


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Bill Donahue

Bill Donahue is executive director of small group ministries for the Willow Creek Association (WCA) and trains and develops small group leaders at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois. He is the author of Leading Life-Changing Small Groups and coauthor of Building a Church of Small Groups and Walking the Small Group Tightrope (both with Russ Robinson). He has also written the Jesus 101 small group study series (with Keri Wyatt Kent).

Keri Wyatt Kent

Keri Wyatt Kent is a freelance writer and speaker, as well as the author of God's Whisper in a Mother's Chaos, The Garden of the Soul and Breathe.