Stress Published By IVP UK
  • Length: 192 pages
  • Published: June 20, 2014
  •  In stock
  • ISBN: 978-1-7835-9152-7
  • Item Code: P59152

We long for control, but cannot attain it.

We aim for perfection, but it keeps eluding us.

We want to be productive and creative, but if we're honest, we spend too much time on unfocused, mind-numbing activity.

No wonder we're stressed. But God is not stressed. He knows the end from the beginning. All things are under his wise and sovereign control. However, the glorious world that he made is in rebellion against him. We desperately long for control, but we were never meant to live that way.

It is the author's conviction that it is only by realigning our desires and purposes with God's good plans that we can ultimately know relief from underlying stress. The author writes as a Bible teacher, a caring pastor, and also as a fellow sufferer who has road-tested the lessons in this book. He firmly believes that the best way to live the Christian life is by working out the practical implications of good Bible teaching.

Reverend Dr. Simon Vibert is vice principal and director of the School of Preaching at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He previously served as chairman of the Fellowship of Word and Spirit and has two decades of experience in parish ministry. As one of John Stott’s Langham Trainers, Vibert has equipped pastors in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Serbia and Haiti. He studied at Oak Hill College in London, Glasgow University in Scotland and Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida, where his thesis was on the preaching of John Piper. He is the author of Lives Jesus Changed and The Diamond Marriage.

BY Simon Vibert