Where the Light Shines Through: Discerning God in Everyday Life
Wes Avram's charming book, "Where the Light Shines Through, insists that "the adventure of knowing God is given its texture by a full, divine sort of sensuality" and that we can experience God in the ordinary as well as the extraordinary. Including stories from his own life and ministry and grounding his reflection in Scripture, Avram canvases a range of human experience from Christmas pageants to jury duty. He closes with an appeal to the church to stay tuned to the Spirit in its midst, as well as a note on the way preaching unites the realms of Christian experience: soul, world, and church. Winning and wise, "Where the Light Shines Through will draw all readers looking for new ways to see and hear God in the everyday.
9 pages matching response in this book
Results 1-3 of 9
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Abuna Assyria Avram baptized begin believe Bonhoeffer C. S. Lewis called challenge Christ Christ's Spirit Christian Peacemaker Teams church circus claim comes congregation Consider cross describe Dietrich Bonhoeffer divine Elias Chacour evil experience faith feel finally folks gift giving given Sunday God-sense God's gospel Gospel of Matthew grace Hanna Rosin happens healing hear hearers heart Holy Spirit hope imagine inside Isaiah Israel James and John Jesus Jesus says Job's judge kingdom knew light listening live look Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Matthew mean mending ministry move nonviolence nrsv ordinary pastor peace Perhaps Peter political pray prayer preacher Presbyterian realm religious response rhetorical Ringmaster sanctuary Scripture sense sermon simply speak story sure teach tell Testament theology There's things told tree truth turn violence voice witness words worship yearning Yesh Gvul