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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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I find it interesting that the points he uses to present what he’s advocating for 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.

Nov 21, Eric Wright rated it really liked it Shelves: Questions for Discussion and Reflection. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Mike added it Aug 22, We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Jeff Aldis rated it liked it Oct 22, As someone who is in ministry I’m always on the lookout for good books to read with or recommend to others.

Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities ujst social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Would you rather be safe or brave? Sep 04, Ali Cameron rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Short; read it courags 45 minutes.

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Looking for beautiful books? For fighting justice, not be on the defensive side but on the offensive.

Carol Stevenson rated it liked it Oct 21, Jessica rated it it was amazing Nov 09, 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. Jen Axtman rated it it was amazing Jan 01, And why am I reading this? This is an excellent read. God has called us to an exciting life that is filled with joy and blessing, but not comfort. I hope, then, that you’ll read this book and be convinced that you do carry the weight of God’s glory around with you and can do a whole lot with your life, whether that means social justice work or not.

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Break my heart for what breaks yours; everything I am for your kindom’s cause. I thought this book would couragr me to the core about my life where I am as a christian. Far too often we take humility and modesty into the realm of despair and hopelessness. And there’s a reason they’re not satisfying your desire for something more significant and meaningful–we’re created by God for adventure.

Ben rated it it was ok Oct 28, Again, very challenging book. Haugen admits his own hesitation in leaving jusy high courgae, successful job as a US justice department lawyer to pioneer this rescue organization. I’m going to have to leave my comfort zone and my safety if I want to truly experience the power of God.

Just Courage : God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian

And his will is to seek justice. I am on the fence about this book. So many are not. Aug 23, Michelle rated it it was amazing.

Through the effective use of stories Haugen offers hope and freedom. So, when an audiobook version of this was made available to me, I gave it a chance since that’s how I get most of my reading in lately. International Justice Mission president Gary Haugen has found that engaging in the fight for justice is the most deeply satisfying way of life.

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It is powerful, well-written, and theologically on point. And there’s a reason they’re not satisfying your desire for something more significant and meaningful—we’re created by God for adventure. But if I keep them completely safe, they will never have a chance to be truly good or brave.

He firmly believes that many Christians are restless for this kind of purposeful living…a live that counts for good. Preview — Just Courage by Gary A. I’m not going to get Not a self-help book–yet it probably contains the best advice one could receive for how to live a self-actualized life.

For example, if following Christ is a bold adventure, then why, as [End Page ] leaders, are we often caught in a routine of mediocre niceness that never touches the heart of what is depicted in Scripture?

I’m not going to get my plane ticket for South Asia to go raid a brothel–but I am doing some serious praying about what my part is in “breaking the chains of injustice” as a participant in Christ’s kingdom.

He also spends time at the end of the book to try to persuade you to get involved with IJM in some way.

Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian by Gary A. Haugen

Home Contact Us Help Free fary worldwide. Sep 07, Diana Muresan rated it really liked it. In his book The Problem of Pain, C. He gives a very clear definition of what the word justice means.

God is calling his people to a pathway out of fear and triviality through the struggle for justice in his world.