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Pastor Chase Falson has lost his faith in God, the Bible, evangelical Christianity, and his super-sized megachurch. When he falls apart, the church elders tell him to go away: as far away as possible. Join Chase on his life-changing journey to Italy where, with a curious group of Franciscan friars, he struggles to resolve his crisis of faith by retracing the footsteps of Francis of Assisi, a saint whose simple way of loving Jesus changed the history of the world. Read this riveting story and then begin your own life-changing journey through the pilgrim's guide included in this powerful novel.
Hidden in the past lies the future of the church
When his elders tell him to take some time away from his church, broken pastor Chase Falson crosses the Atlantic to Italy to visit his uncle, a Franciscan priest. There he is introduced to the revolutionary teachings of Saint Francis of Assisi and finds an old, but new way of
following Jesus that heals and inspires. Chase Falson's spiritual discontent mirrors the feelings of a growing number of Christians who walk out of church asking, Is this all there is? They are weary of celebrity pastors, empty calorie teaching, and worship services where
the emphasis is more on Lights, Camera, Action than on Father, Son, and Holy Spirit while the deepest questions of life remain unaddressed in a meaningful way.
Bestselling author Ian Morgan Cron masterfully weaves lessons from the life of Saint Francis into the story of Chase Falson to explore the life of a saint who 800 years ago breathed new life into disillusioned Christians and a Church on the brink of collapse. Chasing Francis is a hopeful and moving story with profound implications for those who yearn for a more vital relationship with God and the world.
Learn the personal story of Ian Morgan Cron, the enneagram best-selling author of The Road Back to You.
In this surprisingly funny and forgiving memoir, Ian reminds us that no matter how different the pieces may be, in the end we are all cut from the same cloth, stitched by faith into an exquisite quilt of grace.
“When I first discovered the grainy picture in my mother’s desk—me as a towheaded two year old sitting in what I remember was a salmon-orange-stained lifeboat—I was overwhelmed by the feeling that the boy in the boat was not waving and laughing at the person snapping the photo as much as he was frantically trying to get the attention of the man I am today. The boy was beckoning me to join him on a voyage through the harrowing straits of memory. He was gambling that if we survived the passage, we might discover an ocean where the past would become the wind at our back rather than a driving gale to the nose of our boat. This book is the record of that voyage.”
When he was sixteen years old, Ian Morgan Cron was told about his father’s clandestine work with the CIA. This astonishing revelation, coupled with his father’s dark struggles with chronic alcoholism and depression, upended the world of a boy struggling to become a man. Decades later, as he faces his own personal demons, Ian realizes the only way to find peace is to voyage back through a painful childhood marked by extremes—privilege and poverty, violence and tenderness, truth and deceit—that he’s spent years trying to escape.
La ignorancia es una bendición, excepto para el autoconocimiento.
Lo que no conoces acerca de ti puede dañarte# a ti, a tus relaciones y a la forma en que vives la vida. Además, puede mantenerte en un plano superficial con Dios. ¿Quieres aprender a descubrir quién eres y por qué tropiezas una y otra vez con los mismos patrones autodestructivos?
Encuentra la respuesta en el antiguo sistema de tipos de personalidad llamado Eneagrama, cuya asombrosa precisión para describir la personalidad que poseemos los seres humanos #tanto de forma positiva como negativa# ha elevado su popularidad en los últimos años. Aunque otros autores han explorado sus conexiones con la espiritualidad cristiana, no hubo anteriormente un enfoque tan práctico, exhaustivo y accesible de abordar como el que Ian Morgan y Suzanne Stabile han logrado.
Al comenzar a efectuar los cambios que puedes empezar a hacer hoy mismo, la sabiduría del Eneagrama te ayudará a encaminarte hacia la senda que te conducirá a la mejor y más genuina versión de ti mismo.
#Si quieres comprenderte a ti mismo y comprender a aquellos que te rodean, este libro profundo y brillante es un excelente punto de partida#.-#W. m. Paul Young, autor de La cabaña
Chega uma hora na vida de todos nós em que é preciso desligar o piloto automático e acordar para a nossa realidade. Ian Morgan Cron e Suzanne Stabile apresentam um modo milenar, mas ainda desconhecido de muitos, capaz de ajudá-lo a compreender sua personalidade e a daqueles que o cercam.
Ao apresentar o Eneagrama, figura geométrica de nove pontas que sistematiza grupos de personalidade com simplicidade e eficácia, os autores descortinam o início de uma jornada de autodescoberta de benefícios extraordinários, de compaixão pelos outros e de amor por Deus.