↠´ The Way to Brave ¼ Download by ☆ Andy McQuitty When I was first introduced to The Way to Brave Shaping a David Faith for Today s Goliath World by Andy McQuitty Moody Publishers, 2018 , my first reaction to the title was one of, Here we go again, another book about David and Goliath and the need for us to have courage to face the giants of our lives I had literally judged the book by its cover As part of the book s launch team, I quickly started reading it and immediately discovered that I was wrong Though there is great personal and individualized application to be gleaned is this book, it was clearly written with the American church of the 21st century in mind Using the backdrop of our current post Christian state where it is becomingevident that we who are Christ followers are being pushed to the fringes of society and culture as the waters of hostility toward us ar After finally getting my copy, I had to embrace myself and ensure that nothing interfere in my reading I waited until I had gone to all my doctors appointments McQuitty did an excellent job in writing the book The introduction caught my eye As he presented the details description of how an individual could fidplsy brav0, he Ga e good examples He used David as the one who displayed He was a man after God s heart and I believe this is what Pastor McQuitty was trying to get across to his readers He backs everything up with scriptures I can say that I had been put in situations Where I had to stand and be brave Like being obedience. to the Lord in leaving my home church and join an all white congressional My family. ridicule me but I stood my ground and never look back but just told them i still love them. 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I had the opportunity to read a prerelease copy of this book I received my copy for free from I absolutely loved it I loved this little bit through the prophet, God was calling His blessed people to bless their captors, even though they were literally for eigners and exiles He instructed them to seek the peace and prosperity of the city by becoming active cultural agents, even in sin broken Babylon is meant carving out beautiful pockets and places and expressions of shalom in the midst of very painful pockets and places and expressions of ugliness in the capital city of their enemy I went into the new year with a year desiring to resolve sin and broken relationships This was a great reminder and picture of how God wants me to see my enemies and to seek to live in peace even amongst hurt, brokenness and pain This book was so insightful, pointed my heart and mind towards Christ This is one of those books that anyone can pick up and glean something out of it, however it is not a book to be rushed through I tried to read the book quickly, and it was easy to understand, but too meaty to digest quickly This is a good book for small group topical study If you want your small group to learn how to to confront the culture boldly with great humility, pick up this book Pastor Andy McQuitty is a master at bringing out the nuances that often confuse Christians For example talking about Jacob s wresting with God he says Jacob didn t struggle with God and win God struggled with Jacob and won So what does Israel mean It truly has a double meaning God brought Jacob to a place of surrender, but in that surrender, Jacob was victorious In losing he won pg 111 I received this book as part of the launch t Shalom peace Andy Mcquitty writes a brilliant book on what our church should be, gardens of peace not places of defensive walls, and our role is not to fight wars or build walls, but plant gardens and throw dinner parties not to hurl stones, but become place makers of peace and doorkeepers of grace in the city to which God has brought us This is a book we all should read, imagine what an impact the church would have on the world if we took the posture of grace and peace, and we planted beautiful gardens Thank you Moody Publishing for an advanced copy of this book. This is not just another David and Goliath story It is God s biblical blueprint, not for action film bravado or short bursts of ginned up movie star bravery, but for consistent courage, a sustained state of mind and heart, and intentional discipleship that goes the distance of years and not just minutes In The Way to Brave, Andy McQuitty details 5 assets God granted David that are also granted to us This book will increase your courage and faith Thank you to Moody publishers for an advanced, free, copy and an opportunity to share this amazing book Want To Grow In Courage It S Getting Harder To Be A Christian In Our Post Christian Culture As A Pastor OfYears, Andy Is Seeing The Church Wake From A Christian Pax Americana To An Era Of Intensified Hostility Based On David S Courage Before Goliath, The Way to Brave Helps Readers Face The Giants Looming Over Us Today, Such As Secularism And Relativism Bent On Banishing Christian Influence From Public Life, Their Power Is Shocking, Their Reach Expansive, And Their Deployment Quick But Still They Are No Match For Our God The Way to Brave Guides Readers Through The Five Ways God Prepared David To Be Intrepid In Facing The Giant Who Opposed Him The Qualities And Experiences David Possessed Are The Ones Christians Need Today Pastor Andy McQuitty Will Walk You Through What Those Are And How They Can Mark Your Life, Bolstering You For The Storms Ahead I highly recommend this book It shows great examples of how we can beChrist like in these troubling times we live in Pastor Andy McQuitty has laid out some great food for thought to all of us. Book quote We can t control when or where tragedy will strike in a broken world, but we can set tables of healing amid the wreckage and watch God work. We are to love God and love people then we will see change in our world. When your moment comes, will you have the courage to stand is the question answered in Andy McQuitty s The Way to Brave As we walk through life, we will all have our Goliath moments How we face those moments will have the potential to change our hearts, our lives and the world. Encouraging Be equipped to recognize and respond to these challenging times in a rapidly changing culture spiraling toward the fulfillment of God s plans and purposes of this age Be alert, standfast in the power of His might Just like David.
DR MCQUITTY spent his high school years in Paris, Texas where his father served as Senior Minister of a Presbyterian church Andy is husband to Alice and father to Julie, Elizabeth, Bonnie, Jonathan and Jeffrey And most recently, grandpa to Drew and Madeline.Andy is an avid reader, tennis court rat, golfer, and writer but his favorite pastime is spent with his family.He is a graduate of Wheaton