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More Than Ordinary: Enjoying Life with God

3.83  ·  Rating details ·  134 ratings  ·  12 reviews
More Than Ordinary offers a framework for thinking about God to last a lifetime. By describing a number of practices that make life with God an adventure, this book shows that the goal is not a spiritual to-do list; it is to respond to God a little more each day.

Learn to

• see God as majestic, generous, and fully delighting in you
• enter into a deep conversation with God
• t
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 15th 2011 by NavPress (first published May 5th 2011)
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Katie W
This book helped me grow deeper in my relationship with God and fall more in love with God - my favorite kind of book.
Mark
Mar 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
Strong book about having more than just “religion” (going to church on Sundays, etc) and actually having a relationship with God. Bringing Him into our lives all during the day, every day, and not just on Sundays. Using Him as guidance in everything we do. Very encouraging. I would recommend this book.
Cheryl
Jul 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Although the title was meant to speak about how we can live our lives with Christ, I think it aptly describes this book’s contents as well. This is no ordinary book on Christian living. In fact, this is one of the best books I have ever read in the Christian living category (and I have hundreds of books of that genre in my personal library!).

There are two fundamental categories of things that are the most important to know the truth about. One is, who is God—what does He say about Himself—what i
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Joy
Oct 22, 2011 rated it really liked it
This book came through my hands to give to someone else, but I took the time to read it before passing it on because I knew Doug Sherman when I lived in Colorado Springs. He was a part of the Navigator ministry while a cadet at the Air Force Academy. He was a military pilot for several years, staff member for Navigators, and a businessman. He refers fondly to his wife and three children. Lots of quotable words, but a favorite was: "Unless we are increasingly convinced that God is passionate abou ...more
Linda
Jun 14, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This book is, without a doubt, one of the best I've ever read on Christian living. I'm so thankful God lead me to it. It couldn't have come at a better time in my life.

This book gives practical insight into how to build a strong relationship with the God who adores us, by interacting with him throughout each moment of our day. Mr. Sherman shows us how we can have deep peace, satisfaction and joy by encountering God in this way.

I would highly recommend this book to anyone that desires a deeper, m
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Daniel
Jan 02, 2012 rated it really liked it
This was an interesting book. The start was very captivating, and then the last 2/3 of the book seemed to be just saying almost the same things in slightly different ways -- talk to God constantly and do everything as to Him. An important message, to be sure, as well as the theme of giving Him credit for behind-the-scenes supernatural work like changing attitudes, giving us or a coworker a good idea, etc. To me it felt a bit repetitive in this part, though. Closing out the book in the epilogue w ...more
Vaughn
Jul 09, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked this much more than I thought I would. Many good reminders concerning God's providence and sovereignty over our circumstances. 3.5 stars.
Anna
Dec 17, 2014 rated it liked it
Some thought provoking activities and questions that will increase your intimacy with God if you follow through on them.
Markus
Jun 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book. Maybe this is stuff I'd been taught before, but this time I really got something. Grateful for the author. This was a freebie on Amazon a while back. How blessed I am
Wanda
Jun 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-again
This book has helped me to deepen my relationship with God.
Amanda
Mar 07, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was a bit slow at times and a little "self-helpy" at others, but I ultimately feel closer to God for having read it, and that's the whole point.
Lori
Jul 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Excellent!
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Doug Sherman is a husband and father, businessman and pilot, author and speaker. He has written several books on faith in the marketplace, including Your Work Matters to God, and has a master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He met Jesus at age fourteen and has loved every minute of the adventure of w
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