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Following Jesus in the “Real World” (IVP)

Following Jesus in the Real World

Following Jesus in the “Real World” (IVP)
Discipleship for the Postcollege Years

Richard Lamb

If it was ever easy to graduate from college, chose a direction, and move on in life, it’s not easy today. The terrain is unmapped, the destination uncertain, the stakes high.

To add to the pressure, Christians often find themselves looking back nostalgically on their school days. They knew genuine community, found time to pray, weren’t obsessed with money. The “real world” they were promised (or threatened with) during college turns out to be a maze in the haze. Where is God in all this? Richard Lamb deftly blends scriptural insights, stories of recent graduate, and his own life experience to offer sound advice and practical encouragement for a confusing time. As he shoes time and again, on matters from jobs to ministry, discipleship can continue after university. Whether you’re just finishing a degree or graduated a decade ago. If you look back longingly on the spirituality of your college years and wonder how you can regain it, this is the book for you. If it was ever easy to graduate from college, chose a direction, and move on in life, it’s not easy today. The terrain is unmapped, the destination uncertain, the stakes high.

To add to the pressure, Christians often find themselves looking back nostalgically on their school days. They knew genuine community, found time to pray, weren’t obsessed with money. The “real world” they were promised (or threatened with) during college turns out to be a maze in the haze. Where is God in all this? Richard Lamb deftly blends scriptural insights, stories of recent graduate, and his own life experience to offer sound advice and practical encouragement for a confusing time. As he shoes time and again, on matters from jobs to ministry, discipleship can continue after university. Whether you’re just finishing a degree or graduated a decade ago. If you look back longingly on the spirituality of your college years and wonder how you can regain it, this is the book for you.

ISBN: 978-083-08-1608-8
Format: Paperback
Category: Christian Living; Personal Growth
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

  1. What Do You Expect?
  2. The King and the Kingdom
  3. Productivity and Prayer
  4. Meaningless Work and Fruitful Labor
  5. Community After College
  6. Strategies for Church Involvement
  7. Mobilized Lifestyle for the Kingdom
  8. Embracing a Lifestyle of Ministry
  9. Finding God’s Will for Your Life
  10. The Joy of Obedience

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