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Running on Empty Contemplative Spirituality for Overachievers

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ISBN-10: 1400071038

ISBN-13: 9781400071036

Edition: N/A

Authors: Fil Anderson, Brennan Manning

List price: $16.00
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Learn to live with God instead of for God. Sometimes the only way to get a new life is by running your old one completely into the ground. Fil Anderson had accomplished more for God than most of his contemporaries, but his worn-out body housed an empty soul. His frenetic pace of ministry had earned him just one thing: greater pressure to do even more. He had fallen for the soul-killing lie that doing more for God would give his life meaning. Then the godly admonition of a spiritual director set this burned-out believer on a life-saving spiritual path. This powerful story of a reawakened soul can be the story of every person who has pursued spiritual productivity over intimacy with God…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.55" wide x 8.19" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Fil Anderson is a spiritual director, conference speaker, writer and retreat leader trained through the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation. He is the founder of Journey Resources and author of Running on Empty: Contemplative Spirituality for Overachievers (WaterBrook). He also contributed to Transformation of a Man's Heart: Reflections on the Masculine Journey (IVP). Educated at the University of North Carolina in Wilmington and Fuller Theological Seminary, Fil served on the staff of Young Life for twenty-five years. Fil and his wife live in Greensboro. They are the parents of three adult children. For more information and to contact Fil, please visit Journey Resources.