What does it mean to live well in light of God's kingdom? Offering poignant thoughts about transitioning into the presence of Christ, Willard and Ortberg reveal that eternal life begins now; how to step into the kingdom and thrive there; the importance of Christian disciplines; and more. Adapted from the Knowing Christ Today conference in 2013. 220 pages, hardcover from InterVarsity.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 220 Vendor: Formatio Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 0830835849 ISBN-13: 9780830835843 Availability: In Stock
In these pages Dallas Willard explores what it means to live well now in light of God's kingdom. He reflects on the power of the Trinity in our lives, the meaning of knowledge, the importance of spiritual disciplines and much more. Dallas Willard offers poignant thoughts about what it will be like to transition into the very presence of Christ in heaven. This book is adapted from the talks given at the February 2013 Dallas Willard Center "Knowing Christ Today" conference in Santa Barbara, California. Each chapter is followed with an illuminating dialogue between Dallas Willard and John Ortberg. The book closes with the theme of offering a blessing to one another. These reflections form an apt conclusion to Dallas Willard's public ministry. It is a gift of grace. A conversation guide written by Gary W. Moon is included. Also available is the companion Living in Christ's Presence DVD.
Dallas Willard (1935-2013) was a professor in the School of Philosophy at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. A highly influential author and teacher, Willard was as celebrated for his enduring writings on spiritual formation as he was for his scholarship. His books include ( Book of the Year in 1998), and others.
" Living in Christ's Presence is a superb discussion of the many issues surrounding the reality of life in the kingdom of God here and now. I recommend it highly."