One of the things I do to follow my calling is to engage people in conversations. I’ve done this for a while. I do enjoy it.
More often than not, these conversations turn toward what it means to deepen our connection to God. I’m a bit obsessed with this topic. It’s important.
So, I’m always on the lookout for thoughtful books to read and talk about with friends. There are a lot of great books out there to use for this purpose, I have a stack I’m trying to work through. There’s a lot of trash and nonsense out there too, too much of which flies the Christian flag. I read one like that lately. I WILL NOT tell you the title because I do not want the responsibility of your reading this book and getting as angry as I did, or worse, getting confused by this babble.
ANYWAY, a few weeks ago this group I am in on Monday mornings were trying to decide what to use as our basis for conversations. A few months earlier, my friend who sort of leads our group, had been introduced to some material that he really liked working through. He had told us about it, so we decided to give it a try. Here is the cover…
It was written and published (in a cool way) by World Harvest Mission, which is in my estimation, a very, very cool organization. They get it. Anyway, this material really gets you to ponder what you are thinking and feeling about and how you are reacting to God and yourself. I am going through this with a bunch of people. Some of us are face to face in person, on Skype, or on voice via Skype. I am finding it to be really helpful in having great conversations about deepening our connection with God. If you want to learn more click here.