Just Courage has 28 ratings and 4 reviews. There must be more to the Christian life than this–more than church each Sunday and waving to my neighbors a. Just Courage by Gary A Haugen, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Purchase the print version of Just Courage from Amazon! International Justice M.
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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. He isn’t asking God to sign off on what enlightened people who happen to be nominal Christians have come up with, he is rooted deeply in Couragge expression of His character through His Word and sees the fight for social justice as an extension of that.
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Trey Meadows rated it really liked it Jul 12, He has been recognized by the U. Chad Heggestad rated it really liked it Nov 22, Haugen admits his own hesitation in leaving a high profile, successful job as a US justice department lawyer to pioneer this rescue organization. Reminded me of “The Hole in the Gospel” in that he picks an obvious point courafe is injustice in the world and people don’t deserve to be slaves and just hammers away at it for pages.
Haugen suggests that sometimes God is asking us to choose between a life that looks successful and one that is significant.
Just Courage by Gary A. Haugen
A quote the author made when I recently heard him speak at the Global Leadership Summit that stuck with me was Kevin Youngstrom marked it as to-read Aug 11, And the last few pages contain questions for personal or group reflection on each chapter. Quick read for a little reward I guess. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
It is horrifying and heart breaking what is happening. Kristi Burns marked it as to-read Aug 12, Refresh and try again. This book shows how we too can be a part of God’s great expedition. Paul added it Aug 11, May 06, Emily Fromke rated it really liked it.
Are you called to be comfortable or to be part of the adventure? Just Courage by Gary A. After all, we are light and we expose the darkness for what it is.
Haugen presents the facts in the simplest of fashions – I wanted him to spend more time talking about his experiences at IJM and what he had learned there. And I believe God is providing a very specific answer to that yearning and a very concrete path for getting there: Ultimately, Haugen confronts us to live out our lives as Christians in a full manner Haugen really pounds the good work of IJM into your head here but, again, I don’t think it’s absolutely necessary to listen to him on that front.
This book is an easy-to-read, worth-digesting-slowly, call to accountability and action.
Is there a paralysis, caused by despair and fearfulness, that prevents us from entering into the darkness of life? He also was the director of the United Nations genocide investigation in Rwanda. Hardcoverpages. Sarah marked it as to-read Aug 11, But what he’s calling to is so high, and so right. Dana rated it it was ok Sep 29, If you’re ready for a nudge to go on an adventure with God, read this book.
Christian justice activists need to be reminded of that. God is calling his people to a pathway out of fear and triviality through the struggle for justice in his world. Jun 02, Jerry Fultz rated it really liked it. There’s a lot of inspiring stories of individuals cases.
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Mike Cunningham rated it it was amazing Aug 21, Sarah marked it as to-read Aug 24, InterVarsity PressSep 20, – Religion – pages. Forged from a partnership between haigen university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Feb 27, Victoria rated it liked it. This is one of the best books I’ve read this year.
Sep 04, Ali Cameron rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book opened my eyes to a wonderful mission, IJM, fourage I was happy to know that there are s I am on the fence about this book.
Nov 21, Eric Wright rated it jkst liked it Shelves: I loved the question – would you rather be safe or be brave? Jen Axtman rated it it was amazing Jan 01, We want to be safe, but we are called to be brave; and we are not ever left alone to walk into it. Trish marked it as to-read Aug 11,