Nicky Gumbel is the pioneer of Alpha and Vicar of HTB in London, one of the a number of best selling books including Questions of Life, The Jesus Lifestyle. Creator of the Alpha course, Nicky Gumbel answers fifteen critical QUESTIONS OF LIFE. As he explains in the foreword, “This book attempts to answer some of. The Alpha Course has helped millions of people to discover the Christian faith and explore the meaning of life. Nicky Gumbel’s ‘A Question of.
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Questions of Life: A Practical Introduction to the Christian Faith
They come to their task with a closed mind, not in a search or wanting to explore ideas. The book is truly extensive.
In fact, Nicky’s prescribed method for acquiring tongues is the same as that used by Marcus and denounced by Irenaeus disciple of Polycarp, disciple of John 1, years ago- see ‘Iranaeus Against the Nefarious Practices of Marcus’ incidentally also used by the Pentecostal and other charismatic churches sweeping the globe. One person found this helpful. Feb 01, Bob o it it was amazing.
Those who are wavering agnostics and looking for something to help them make the change, baby Christians seeking further understanding of their new way of life and old hands who have lost their zeal. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He is able, based on his own testimony, to understand what it’s like to question faith and ultimately to embrace it and the book seems particularly intended to engage skeptics and agnostics. User Review – Flag as inappropriate This book is dangerous.
It interrupted the overall flow of the book, I felt, and was somewhat a distraction. For new Christians, this book would provide an excellent foundational course in why we believe what we believe and what our faith looks like when applied to our daily aplha.
He set out to explain the basics of the Christian faith for people who have questions about the faith or simply want to know more about it. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Gumbel’s approach is likeable, easily read and engaging. Jul 30, Samantha Stambaugh rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
This book is a keeper for my collection and I will be recommending it to the appropriate people I meet in my life. Questions hicky Life is 15 chapters packed with informative question and answer segments. He states that tongues need to be developed.
From there it goes on to ask Who is Jesus and why did He die? This is not my typical reading. Often they have had terrible experiences at an important developmental point in their lives, within the church, with a parent, a pastor or other christian. Questions of Life Nicky Gumbel Limited preview – Gumbel’s approach is likeable, ea I have three young daughters and I spend a great deal of my everyday life answering questions, lots and lots of questions.
Nowhere in theNew Testament was this the case. This book is that story. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Since it was a requested book, I have to assume that the recipient loved it, or else it wouldn’t have been on a gift list. Nicky Gumbel shares his own personal journey from atheist, to agnostic, to acknowledging Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
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Bonny Jackson rated it it was amazing Feb 14, One statement in this book that stood out for me is this one pertaining to resisting evil: Will Hart rated it it was amazing Feb 18, This is an introduction to Christianity, what it means to be Christian and how to be Christian. Trivia About Questions of Life That pretty much says it all.
It is a good basic apologetic These individuals have already decided about Christianity, and not gumbrl based on reason, intellectual argument and logic but because of their hatred of Christians. There are references to scriptures and beyond. He asks a question and provides his views in a well-thought out response.
Questions of Life: A Practical Introduction to the Christian Faith by Nicky Gumbel
Indeed, in each case the difference is only one letter! The author answers questions on topics such as how and why to read the Bible, who is Jesus, and how to resist evil.
This is a very readable introduction to Christianity. It starts by asking the question – Is there more to life than this?
A,pha read it as we we’re running the Alpha program at our church. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. What this book espouses is not the christian faith, but a fundamentalist fragment of it. Not many of them, though, are nearly as important and foundational as the questions Nicky Gumbel tackles in his book: