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Crafting a Rule of Life: An Invitation to the Well-Ordered Way Paperback – 16 January 2012

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"Whether our lives are overregulated or disheveled, a 'rule of life' may be what we need--and this book will help. It is not about 'rules' but about the end and purpose of life--to know and love God and become all he made us to be. Read it as a guide to shaping a life, neither frittered away in self-indulgence nor constrained by expectations of others, but growing into the fullness of Christ. You will find Steve Macchia to be a wise and seasoned companion on the way."--Leighton Ford, author of The Attentive Life

"Crafting a Rule of Life is a special gift of grace for all who seek a more faithful and fulfilling way of living as a follower of Jesus Christ. Steve Macchia clearly and compellingly writes about the value of a disciplined way of living for individuals and small groups, and then offers a carefully constructed pathway to find that more faithful and fulfilling way."--Rueben P. Job, coauthor of A Guide to Prayer for Ministers and Other Servants and retired Bishop of the United Methodist Church

"Helping people develop their own personal rule of life so that their lives truly revolve around the love of Jesus is one of the most important issues facing the church today. Steve has made a wonderful contribution in writing this practical, thorough book. I highly recommend it!"--Pete Scazzero, pastor and author of Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

"The genius of Steve's approach is he makes ancient ways contemporary, personal and practical. Saint Benedict joins your daily commute. George Mueller helps you reconcile your bank statement. There's no need to live in a cave or meditate atop a pillar. The life you long to live can be fashioned from the life you already have."--From the foreword by Mark Buchanan, author of Spiritual Rhythm

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Stephen A. Macchia (D.Min.) is founding president of Leadership Transformations, Inc., a spiritual formation ministry for leaders and teams, and is the director of the Pierce Center for Disciple-Building at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the author of several books, including Becoming a Healthy Church (Baker). Steve and his wife, Ruth, have two children, Nathan and Rebekah, and live in the Boston area.


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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ INTER VARSITY PR (16 January 2012)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 192 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0830835644
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0830835645
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 17.78 x 1.78 x 25.4 cm
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Stephen A. Macchia is the founder and president of Leadership Transformations, Inc. (www.LeadershipTransformations.org) and the creator of the CHAT Survey for churches (Church Health Assessment Tool, details at www.healthychurch.net). He also serves as the director of the Pierce Center for Disciple-Building and serves on the teaching team for the Spiritual Formation for Ministry Leaders Doctor of Ministry Cohort at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA. Steve is the author of 15 books, including Becoming A Healthy Church (Baker Books Bestseller), Becoming A Healthy Disciple, Becoming A Healthy Team, Silencio, Crafting a Rule of Life (IVP), Broken and Whole (IVP), and The Discerning Life (Zondervan, March 2022 release). Visit www.RuleofLife.com for more info.

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