Crafting a Rule of Life: An Invitation to the Well-Ordered Way
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Crafting a Rule of Life: An Invitation to the Well-Ordered Way

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Your personal rule of life is a holistic description of the Spirit-empowered rhythms and relationships that create, redeem, sustain and transform the life God invites you to humbly fulfill for Christ's glory. All of us have an unwritten personal rule of life. We wake at certain times, get ready for our days in particular ways, use our free time for assorted purposes and pr...more
Paperback, 187 pages
Published January 16th 2012 by IVP Books
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Garland Vance
Over the last year, I have learned about a rule of life and seen how valuable it can be in someone's life. I applaud Macchia for his attempt in helping others craft a comprehensive rule of life. Here is what I appreciated about the book:

1. Macchia focuses on holistic growth. He has the reader evaluate his or her walk with Christ, money, relationships, work, etc. and includes that in the rule of life development. He also approaches time holistically--having the reader craft his or her rule of lif...more
Clint Walker
Between 1500 and 2000 years ago, Benedict of Nursia began a movement within Christian circles that continues to this day. He led people to an isolated place, and called them to live in intentional community so that they could teach and live out their Christian beliefs more faithfully. At the center of this community was the Rule of Benedict, which was covenant written by Benedict that guided their lives together in community. A "rule" in this sense is not so much a legalistic document that conta...more
Wesley Yaryan
so far, this book has really challenged me in my thinking and hopefull in my actions. If you want your life to remain as it always has been, then this book is not for you, but if you truly want growth in your life then work through this book and let it wotk on you.
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