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Christ-Shaped Character: Choosing Love, Faith and Hope

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Honorable Mention for Classic Christian Spirituality, from Byron Borger, Hearts and Minds Bookstore "Three things will last forever?faith, hope, and love?and the greatest of these is love." 1 Corinthians 13:13 What are the pathways that lead us to God? This is a book about what happens when we find those pathways. You will discover the values and virtues that grow out of ...more
Paperback, 181 pages
Published April 7th 2014 by IVP Books (first published April 4th 2014)
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Bob
Apr 23, 2015 Bob rated it really liked it
Christ-Shaped Character by Helen Cepero, Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2014.

Summary: Cepero, through personal narrative and formational teaching and practices, traces a path of growing to be more who we truly are as reflections of Christ through the embrace of love, faith and hope.

As a teenage follower of Jesus, I often agonized as I considered the high ideals of the Christian faith and the reality of my often-misbegotten attempts to follow Christ. I despaired with how far I fell short, and
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James
Jun 06, 2014 James rated it it was amazing
Those saints which are most like Jesus are the ones that have learned to walk with Him through all of life. They are secure in God’s love, they persevere in faith and are sustained by a strong hope. Helen Cepero, spiritual director and adjunct professor at North Park Seminary and Multnomah School of the Bible writes a rich meditation on the pathways to God. Christ-Shaped Character: Choosing Love, Faith and Hope shares the story of Cepero’s faith journey and the practices which have nurtured her ...more
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Feb 01, 2016 Jacci rated it it was amazing
I read this book slowly, like eating a five course meal. I read it and journaled about it during my silent retreats. It helped guide my reflections. Perfect. Helen is open and honest in the stories she tells which helped me open and honest with myself. Thank you Helen.
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Very well written book on spiritual formation. Personal stories add depth to her guidance.
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Helen's writing style is a refreshing relief to many authors I have read.
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