Choosing Your Faith: In a World of Spiritual Options

3.62 avg rating
( 79 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781414315799: Choosing Your Faith: In a World of Spiritual Options

In a world of spiritual options, people constantly tell us what to believe. Yet, while we hear these pleas, we're already functioning with existing beliefs―even if they are beliefs by default. So how do we choose what to believe―especially in the area of faith? Do we need to choose? In Choosing Your Faith, Mark Mittelberg encourages us, as Socrates does, not to lead an unexamined life. He invites us to examine why we believe what we believe. This examination will resonate with Christians and seekers alike.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Inside Flap:

Think about your day so far. This morning, you got up and, by faith, had breakfast, trusting that nobody in the house had laced your food with poison. You stopped at a coffee shop and somehow trusted those characters behind the counter (is that really a good idea?) not to put some kind of harmful or spoiled substance in your triple-shot, extra foam, grande latte. You got to work--maybe even took the elevator?--and sat in a chair, by faith, without testing it first to see if it was still strong enough to hold you up. You started your computer and typed in confidential information, even though you knew that the latest Internet virus could take that information and broadcast it to everyone in your address book. At lunch, you went out for a walk and paused to bend down and pat a stranger's dog, believing you wouldn't become one of the 4.7 million Americans bitten by a dog each year (of whom 1,008 have to go to the emergency room "every day"). Then, at the end of the workday, you aimed your car toward home and drove down the street, trusting-but-not-really-knowing that some sixteen-year-old NASCAR wannabe driver wouldn't be out drag-racing his friends, careening toward you at a high rate of speed.

No doubt about it--you live your life by faith every day, even in the mundane details. You may have what seem like good reasons for your faith, which is fine, but you could also be wrong about some of your conclusions. And some of those mistakes could be serious, even life-threatening.

Your beliefs--from your everyday beliefs to your beliefs about the ultimate purpose of life--are the source for how you live.

Many of us spend more time reading about which SUV we should buy or what clothes we should wear than we do on what beliefs we should hold.

Have you chosen your beliefs wisely?

In "Choosing Your Faith, " Mark Mittelberg helps you investigate the reasons why to believe--and why it matters so much.

From the Back Cover:

Your Beliefs
Determine
How You Live.

HAVE YOU CHOSEN WISELY?

Do You Know
Why You Believe
What You Do?

Mark Mittelberg explores why our beliefs are so crucial for everyday life. Discover today the source of your beliefs and how to choose your beliefs wisely.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Mark Mittelberg, Lee Strobel (Foreword)
Published by Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (2008)
ISBN 10: 1414315791 ISBN 13: 9781414315799
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1414315791

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Mittelberg, Mark
Published by Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (2008)
ISBN 10: 1414315791 ISBN 13: 9781414315799
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111414315791

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Mittelberg, Mark
Published by Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (2008)
ISBN 10: 1414315791 ISBN 13: 9781414315799
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Nearfine Books
(Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2008. Book Condition: new. Shiny and new! Expect delivery in 20 days. Bookseller Inventory # 9781414315799-1

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 35.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Mittelberg, Mark
Published by Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 10: 1414315791 ISBN 13: 9781414315799
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1414315791 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0586001

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds