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Water-Walking: Discovering and Obeying Your Call to Radical Discipleship

Water-Walking: Discovering and Obeying Your Call to Radical Discipleship

by John Ortberg

You’re only one step away from the adventure of your life.In this abridgement of his bestselling book,  If You Want to Walk on Water You Have to Get Out of the Boat, John Ortberg invites you to do with God’s help what you could never do on your own—step out of your comfort zone and step out on the risky waters of faith.  If you do… Read more…

Simple Discipleship: Grow Your Faith, Transform Your Community

Simple Discipleship: Grow Your Faith, Transform Your Community

by John Ortberg and Dana Allin

A Clear and Personalized Path for DiscipleshipDiscipleship can feel like a meandering journey—we don’t know what we want, and none of the programs offered seem to get us anywhere.We need something to orient ourselves, and something to direct our steps toward a clear destination. Simple Discipleship, with its companion assessment tool, offers a plan for d… Read more…

Insider Outsider: My Journey as a Stranger in White Evangelicalism and My Hope for Us All
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Insider Outsider: My Journey as a Stranger in White Evangelicalism and My Hope for Us All

by John Ortberg and Bryan Loritts

Narrated by Justin Henry

Pastor Bryan Loritts dives deep into what it's like to be a person of color in predominantly white evangelical spaces today and where we can go from here.God boldly proclaims throughout the book of Acts that there is no "ethnic home team" when it comes to Christianity. But the minority experience in America today--and throughout history--too often t… Read more…

Insider Outsider: My Journey as a Stranger in White Evangelicalism and My Hope for Us All

Insider Outsider: My Journey as a Stranger in White Evangelicalism and My Hope for Us All

by John Ortberg and Bryan Loritts

Pastor Bryan Loritts dives deep into what it's like to be a person of color in predominantly white evangelical spaces today and where we can go from here.God boldly proclaims throughout the book of Acts that there is no "ethnic home team" when it comes to Christianity. But the minority experience in America today--and throughout history--too often t… Read more…

Eternity is Now in Session: A Radical Rediscovery of What Jesus Really Taught About Salvation, Eternity, and Getting to the Good Place
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Eternity is Now in Session: A Radical Rediscovery of What Jesus Really Taught About Salvation, Eternity, and Getting to the Good Place

by John Ortberg and Dean Gallagher

Narrated by Ortberg , John

Something in us is waiting―for what, we don’t know. Something different? Something better? For Christians, perhaps the deepest expression of what we’re waiting for is found in the phrase “eternal life.” But what is eternal life? Why do we want it? And how do we know if we have it? In Eternity Is Now in Session, bestselling author Jo… Read more…

Eternity Is Now in Session: A Radical Rediscovery of What Jesus Really Taught about Salvation, Eternity, and Getting to the Good Place

Eternity Is Now in Session: A Radical Rediscovery of What Jesus Really Taught about Salvation, Eternity, and Getting to the Good Place

by John Ortberg

Something in us is waiting—for what, we don’t know. Something different? Something better?For Christians, perhaps the deepest expression of what we’re waiting for is found in the phrase “eternal life.” But what is eternal life? Why do we want it? And how do we know if we have it?In Eternity Is Now in Session, bestselling author John Ortberg dispels… Read more…

How Do I Know If I’m Really Saved?

How Do I Know If I’m Really Saved?

by John Ortberg

What Does It Mean to Be Saved?Some people think that salvation is merely about meeting the minimal entrance requirements needed to get into heaven when they die. But that’s not how Jesus talked about it. Rightly understood, salvation is an invitation to know God and to experience His presence, favor, and power starting right here on earth. In How Do I Know… Read more…

Eternity Is Now in Session Participant's Guide: A Radical Rediscovery of What Jesus Really Taught about Salvation, Eternity, and Getting to the Good Place

Eternity Is Now in Session Participant's Guide: A Radical Rediscovery of What Jesus Really Taught about Salvation, Eternity, and Getting to the Good Place

by John Ortberg and Gary Moon

A 5-session journey to discover what it really means to be “saved.”For Christians, perhaps the deepest expression of what we’re waiting for is found in the phrase “eternal life.” But what is eter-nal life? Why do we want it? And how do we know if we have it?In the Eternity Is Now in Session Participant’s Guide, bestselling author John Ortberg tak… Read more…

How Do I Know if I'm Really Saved
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How Do I Know if I'm Really Saved

by John Ortberg and Dean Gallagher

Narrated by Ortberg , John

What Does It Mean to Be Saved? Some people think that salvation is merely about meeting the minimal entrance requirements needed to get into heaven when they die. But that’s not how Jesus talked about it. Rightly understood, salvation is an invitation to know God and to experience His presence, favor, and power starting right here on earth. In How Do I… Read more…

Preaching as Reminding: Stirring Memory in an Age of Forgetfulness

Preaching as Reminding: Stirring Memory in an Age of Forgetfulness

by John Ortberg and Jeffrey D Arthurs

Christianity Today 2019 Book of the Year Award, The Church/Pastoral LeadershipWe know of the preacher’s roles as both teacher and proclaimer, but Jeffrey Arthurs adds another assignment: the Lord’s remembrancer. The remembrancer stirs the memory of Christ-followers, reminding them of the truths they once heard and fanning the flames of faith.We live in a… Read more…

I'd Like You More If You Were More Like Me

I'd Like You More If You Were More Like Me

by John Ortberg

I’d Like You More if You Were More like Me takes on one of life’s most important questions: How can I get closer to God and other people?We were created for deep connections. When people have deep connections, says John Ortberg, they win in life. When they don’t have deep connections, they cannot win in life. I’d Like You More if You Were More like M… Read more…

I'd Like You More if You Were More like Me Member Connect Guide: Getting Real about Getting Close

I'd Like You More if You Were More like Me Member Connect Guide: Getting Real about Getting Close

by John Ortberg

Following the ideas of John Ortberg’s book, I’d Like You More if You Were More like Me, this six-week study includes biblical insights, group questions, personal journaling prompts, and at-home activity ideas. Small-group members will learn how to connect on a deeper level with the people God has placed in their lives, both inside and outside the… Read more…


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