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Would I rather be safe or brave? God calls us to be courageous in the darkness. Dec 28, Audrey Monke rated it liked it.

Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian

Are you called to be comfortable or to gady part of the adventure? Oct 15, Cynthia rated it it was amazing. Maybe it’s not IJM specifically for you, but it must be something.

Could just change your life The quote, criticizing Christians, reads, “The sayings of Christ coexist passively in their minds, producing hardly any effect beyond what is caused by mere listening to words so amiable and bland. He gives a very clear definition of what the word justice means. Hope is a virtue – p 78 3. Books by Gary A. Questions for Discussion and Reflection. Would we rather be safe or be brave?

Jan 10, Michelle Spear rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 25, Heather rated it really liked it Shelves: When I feel challenged by a book, it is always time to give it 5 stars.

Just Courage by Gary A. Haugen

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. And his will is to seek justice. When we would rather be comfortable than obedient to do what is right, it will surely backfire on us. If you’re ready for a nudge to go on an adventure with God, read this book. What does risk and adventure look like NOW, at this stage of life?


Sep gxry, Ali Cameron rated it it was amazing Shelves: In lieu of an abstract, couragw is a brief excerpt of the content: So many are not. Hardcoverpages. View all 3 comments.

No trivia or quizzes yet. It was a big argument in service of a point that I don’t think anyone is debating. Praise for Just Courage.

But being a christian, a for-filled christian, is doing what God ask of us where we are. The message in this short book is solid, but I wasn’t as inspired as Like a few other books I’ve read — Interrupted Jen Hatmaker and The Irresistible Revolution Shane Claiborne — this book challenged me to question the status quo of Christian life.

But they’re safe and comfortable and easy.

Aubrey Southard marked it as to-read Aug courzge, Evadeen Gordon marked it as to-read Aug 19, Ali rated it really liked it Sep 25, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The author defines courage as “the power to do the right thing even when it is scary and hard There’s a lot of inspiring stories of individuals cases.

Lewis made an observation that is worth lingering over. The personal stories, and those recounted by colleagues, are powerful and compelling and help to move the reader beyond the comfortable.


They were meant to be put at risk and spent, for we are in a life-and-death battle Eph. Preview — Just Courage by Gary A. Chad Heggestad rated it haugne liked it Nov 22, The push to enact Christianity as part of the Social Gospel is an old one and maybe a tired one. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Makes a case for the lack of justice being a major factor in suffering in haufen stricken areas.

There are probably better books for people who already believe in the Biblical call to justice and are familiar with the work of IJM. Ryan Richardson marked it as to-read Aug 11, So the question remains, do we be safe living in our comfortable homes, gay do we be brave and getting into the trenches of our ugly world.

Refresh and try again. For one thing that repudiates a celebrated aspect of Christian history: How cou Haugen starts this book by describing a passage from John Stuart Mill’s, “On Liberty” that he read as a freshman in college. This book shows how we too can be a part of God’s great expedition.

But they’re safe and comfortable and easy.

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