The Rhythm of the Christian Life: Recapturing the Joy of Life Together

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By Brian J. Wright

Discover Life as God Intended.

Hurried and exhausted, we are looking for a better way to manage all the demands in our lives. We think that if we could simply learn to balance everything, we would be happier. But our problem isn’t balance.

What we actually need is to rediscover the rhythm.

God has created a pulse for our lives, and for centuries Christians lived into that intentional rhythm, one that has been all but lost today. In this book, Wright invites us to find true joy and wholeness as we embrace the two core realities that every person experiences in life:
• moments alone: times of solitude when we are with God alone
• moments together: times of intentional fellowship with others
In our efforts to maximize our time, we often set unrealistic expectations for our “quiet time” and our social relationships. The result is a failure to hear the ancient rhythm that shows how these dimensions of our lives should complement each other.

Embracing the rhythm of the Christian life, and living it wholeheartedly, is the task of all believers, not just some of us. As Christians, our whole life consists of loving God and loving others— just like Jesus did. Explore The Rhythm of Christian Life and recapture the joy of life as God always intended.

Brian J. Wright earned his PhD from Ridley College in Melbourne, Australia, and serves in Pensacola, Florida, as a chaplain for the Federal Bureau of Prisons as well as a professor at several universities and seminaries. He is the author of Communal Reading in the Time of Jesus: A Window into Early Christian Reading Practices and coauthor of Revisiting the Corruption of the New Testament. He has also written for Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, Desiring God, The Christian Research Journal, and Power for Living.

ISBN 9781684263509

Pages 160

Dimensions (inches) 5 x 8

Weight (pounds) .5

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