Disciplinas Espirituales para la Vida Cristiana
Prólogo por J. I. Packer
Disciplinas espirituales para la vida cristiana le guiará a través de una variedad de disciplinas cuidadosamente seleccionadas. Este libro ilustra por qué las disciplinas son importantes, muestra cómo cada una ayuda a crecer en santidad, ofrece sugerencias prácticas para cultivarlas y proporciona una oportunidad de crecimiento y madurez que ayuda a formar el carácter del cristiano para ser más como Cristo. Esta Edición Aniversario incluye discusiones en profundidad sobre cada una de las disciplinas claves, con el fin de equipar y fortalecer esta nueva generación de lectores.
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will guide you through a carefully selected array of disciplines. By illustrating why the disciplines are important, showing how each one will help you grow in godliness, and offering practical suggestions for cultivating them, this book will provide you with a refreshing opportunity to become more like Christ and grow in character and maturity. This anniversary edition features in-depth discussions on each of the key disciplines, in order to equip a new generation of readers.
About the Author
Don Whitney has been Professor of Biblical spirituality and Associate Dean at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, since 2005. Before that, he held a similar position (the first such position in the six Southern Baptist seminaries) at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO, for 10 years. He is the founder and president of The Center for Biblical Spirituality. Don is a frequent speaker in churches, retreats, and conferences in the U.S. and abroad.
Don grew up in Osceola, AR, where he came to believe in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. After graduating from Arkansas State, Don planned to finish law school and pursue a career in sportscasting. While at the University of Arkansas School of Law, he sensed God’s call to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. He then enrolled at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX, graduating with a Master of Divinity degree in 1979. In 1987, Don completed a Doctor of Ministry degree at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. He earned a PhD in theology at the University of the Free State in Bloemfonteine, South Africa in 2013.
Don previously pastored Glenfield Baptist Church in Glen Ellyn, IL (a Chicago suburb) for 15 years. All together, he has served local churches in pastoral ministry for 24 years.
He has written several books related to Christian spirituality, including Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health; Simply Your Spiritual Life; Praying the Bible; and How Can I Be Sure I’m a Christian?