Just Courage has 28 ratings and 4 reviews. There must be more to the Christian life than this–more than church each Sunday and waving to my neighbors a. Just Courage by Gary A Haugen, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Purchase the print version of Just Courage from Amazon! International Justice M.
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Refresh and try again. God is calling his people to a pathway out of fear haugej triviality through the struggle for justice in his world. Just Courage by Gary A. Paperbackpages.
And there’s a reason they’re not satisfying your desire for something more significant and meaningful–we’re “There must be more to the Christian life than this–more than church each Sunday and waving to my neighbors and giving some clothes to Goodwill when I go through my closet each spring. Lynda marked it as to-read Aug 18, I appreciated the challenge of Haugen to fully incorporate following Jesus into our life. Jennifer Monical rated it it was amazing Dec 30, This book shows how we too can be a part of God’s great expedition.
Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian – Gary A. Haugen – Google Books
As no small matter, he also says that Christians who engage in this fight as an expression of where God’s heart is will live in power and freedom like they have never experienced because we will be fighting the battles we are wired to fight in God’s strength He loves to display. Sarah marked it as to-read Aug 11, Ben rated it it was ok Oct 28, Haugen No preview available – The author defines courage as “the power to do the right thing even when it is scary and hard My son is currently working within IJM’s Thailand office.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He gives evidence of great things juwt for many poor people, who would die were it not for the bravery of others. I loved judt question hauen would you rather be safe or be brave? God has called us to an exciting life that is filled with joy and blessing, but not comfort.
Feb 27, Victoria rated it liked it. Donna rated it it was amazing Apr 24, I find it interesting that the points he uses to present what he’s advocating clurage the individual believer’s and church community’s life are much the same as those used by most who want to advocate for a more ‘radical’ Christian life of some sort, or another, or another.
But his simplicity, as a hauge, ultimately helps his cause by demanding that the reader imagine just what this man has got himself into by leaving a well-paid job at the Department of Justice to start a ministry that is a force 10 pages in I was thinking “Dude, where’s your ghost writer?
But if I keep them completely safe, they will never have a chance to be truly good or brave. No trivia or quizzes yet. Using personal examples from his own childhood and of leaving the security of his prestigious position in the us Department of Justice, Haugen challenges our wish to be safe or to be brave in our service to others.
Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian
Trey Meadows rated it really liked it Jul 12, God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian. InterVarsity PressSep 20, – Religion – pages. This is an excellent read. Nov 21, Eric Wright rated it really liked it Shelves: This book opened garu eyes to a wonderful mission, IJM, and I was happy to know that there are some who cry and fight justice for those with no voice. Karen rated it really liked it Aug 18, Oct 07, Matt McAlear rated it it couraage ok.
Could just change your life I love that it ends with several easy and empowering ways we can each encourage justice with. Haugen weaves together stories from the ministry of International Justice Mission, Biblical teaching, and a compelling call to courageous obedience of God.
However, this is an excellent work filled with richness, truth, courage, and challenge. I am on the fence about this book. Lists with This Book.
Sep 07, Hakgen Muresan rated it really liked it. I came to the reading of this book when musing over questions similar to those posed by Gary A. This book is Haugen’s call to action for Christians around the world and particularly in America to bravely answer God’s call to seek justice for those in need.
The Best Books of Jan 07, Shellie Ware rated it it was amazing. The author assumes readers are benchwarmers with the option of playing the game of justice or not, but doesn’t consider Christians who occupy minority categories in Didn’t enjoy this as much as Good News About Injustice, though it overlaps in its moving testimonies and exhortation of everyday Christians to get their hands dirty in the pursuit of justice.