The Power of Friendship
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The Power of Friendship

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by Paul Tokunaga

The Power of Friendship
pamphlet
  • Length: 31 pages
  • Dimensions: 3.5 × 5 in
  • Published: August 2002
  •  In stock
  • ISBN: 978-0-87784-047-3
  • Item Code: 0047
  • Case Quantity: 500

Paul Tokunaga writes in The Power of Friendship, "God came into my life through a person, a warm and compassionate friend who gently wore down a hard, insecure, insensitive shell until I was ready to understand God's love for me . . . then loved me and loved me and has never stopped loving me."

As Tokunaga describes his decades-long friendship with Gary Fischer, he shows that their relationship was more than an occasion for evangelism. Rather, it has been since their meeting in 1969 a growing, encouraging and challenging relationship that has changed both men in significant ways. In this IVP Booklet, Tokunaga calls you, too, to become a "Gary"--a person used by God to touch and transform the life of another, a friend.

CONTENTS

In the Beginning Was Pain
God Was In Gary
Living Room Theology 101
One Sign . . . Pronto
Where Was the Joy?
College
The Lay-Down-My-Life Trip
That Was Then, This Is Now
You: You're the One

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Paul Tokunaga (Master of Christian Studies, New College, Berkeley) is vice president and director of strategic ministries for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA. He started with InterVarsity as a student at the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo and has also worked with 2100 Productions and as Southeast Regional Director.

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