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The disciples walked with Jesus outside the four walls of the temple and learned what sharing the Kingdom message was truly all about. In the Descent to Compassion, the author takes the reader beyond Sunday morning service, past evangelism projects, and out into the highways and hedges where life happens and does not stop for a 30-minute sermon. The author takes the reader ...more
Paperback, 110 pages
Published March 27th 2012 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Andrew Buehner
Jun 19, 2013 Andrew Buehner rated it it was amazing
This book is about touching those who we come into contact with everyday. The author frames this in our everyday walk and shows that if we allow the Lord to lead, He will take us to the appointments that He has set for us. The beauty of this simplistic book is that we each have many opportunities, yet most of us fail to recognize what our God has put right in front of us.

Jesus always reached out and touched the untouchable, the unlovable and those who appeared to be unreachable. However His purs
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Steve
May 25, 2012 Steve rated it it was amazing
Of course I love it. I wrote it.
Greg F.
Jan 21, 2013 Greg F. rated it it was amazing
Steve Wright’s “The Descent to Compassion” stands as one of the most inspiring guides to living an ethical and moral life that was published during the past year. While the book obviously is of a religious nature, its advice can be taken to heart even out of that context. In telling his story of how he, his wife, and another couple started (and restarted) a church in San Francisco, Wright actually charts the journey he took in gaining a better understanding of the Word that he intended to ...more
Mike Northrup
Apr 29, 2013 Mike Northrup rated it it was amazing
Written as if he were speaking to you at his favorite cafe, Pastor Steve Wright has crafted a truly enjoyable read. Built around short stories, each chapter brings you in and leaves you captivated. What's more is the rich scriptural truths that are conveyed throughout.

Beyond how enjoyable and engaging this read was, The Descent To Compassion was incredibly thought provoking and challenging. I found myself convicted of my missed opportunities, and motivated to open myself to God moments. I've fou
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Sharon
Nov 07, 2014 Sharon rated it liked it
This book had some good thoughts and I underlined a lot of things I want to remember and ponder. However, there were SO many grammatical errors in the book that I sometimes found it painful to read. I was constantly wanting to mark it with a red pencil. I would suggest to Mr. Wright that he have his next book carefully edited before publication because, while his heart seems to be in the right place, a little professionalism wouldn't hurt.
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