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Metamorpha: Jesus as a Way of Life

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How does one develop an orthodox worldview in the midst of a culture in flux? This book invites readers to look to the Bible, the Holy Spirit and community as informers used by Christ to grow, mold and form us into his image. It helps readers develop a vision of life that guide their ways of relating to the world and weather the winds of change.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Baker Books
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Jun 10, 2009 Tess rated it it was ok
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This book is okay; it has a lot of good ideas in it but it seems to be more of a stew of thoughts than a well-organized, purposeful text. The main point, which I think the author could have made in a LOT less pages, is that the ideal Christian life is one of constant pliability, self-examination, questioning, and changing. This avoids the stagnation, self-righteousness, and state of false comfort that's really easy to get into. An excellent point, although I think it's baby food for most of the ...more
Apr 04, 2010 Jeremy rated it really liked it
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Metamorpha examines how people change and applies it to how the church in post-modern North America needs to change. It is true that this stuff should be the milk of our faith when we come to Christ, but unfortunately I agree with Kyle in that most of us live life defined first and foremost by our American culture and less like the life we are called to as Christians. Similar to many post-modern and emergant authors of today, Kyle allows himself to question everything that he knows about himself ...more
Feb 26, 2008 Alan rated it liked it
Very interesting book.. a mix of psychology and spritual formation. Good input on the role of belief in our spritual development. The second half of the book is stronger than the first with a solid focus on a relationship with Christ being the foundation of mission and discipleship. I want to review my highlights about 3 months from now.
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Feb 01, 2013 Danny Bennett rated it liked it
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This is a great book that talks about the journey of the Christian life. It gets kinda dull and repetative in the middle, but I read it at a time when I was just starting to realize that God is as concerned about the journey as He is about the destination.
Feb 16, 2012 Kathie rated it really liked it
In the midst of this for a small group study (just three of us), liking the idea of being forced to shift my worldview to meet God, not the other way around.
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Spiritual Growth cannot happen outside of community and submission to The Holy Spirit
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Kyle Strobel is a husband, father, friend, theologian, writer, speaker, and practitioner of spiritual formation. He is a Jonathan Edwards scholar, and seeks to bridge the gap between the scholarly world and the life of the church.

Kyle is the co-author of Beloved Dust: Drawing Close to God by Discovering the Truth About Yourself , and is the author of Formed for the Glory of God: Learning from the
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