Like falling in love, this booklet argues dating with God starts off with shock, proceeds with discovery, and shapes a lifestyles that involves percentage a narrative of affection. This ebook doesn't describe God, yet pursues the character of for my part bearing on with the triune God. for this reason, it additionally engages how we relate with people made in God's photograph. We end the Face-to-Face sequence with this so much mysterious and enjoyable encounter--a own engagement with the Relational God, referred to as a group of individuals who invite us to percentage of their life.
"This publication builds a major bridge among a profoundly optimistic yet tough theological culture and attendant method of realizing, and the remainder of the church that so wishes this tips yet that sometimes reveals it vague, if it reveals it in any respect. And throughout this bridge flows loads of warm-hearted and life-giving wisdom."
--Douglas Campbell, Duke University
"Through own tales, anecdotes, and reviews, let alone his years of theological studying, Folsom paints photos in phrases and invitations his readers right into a new fact, one some distance grander and extra intoxicating than they can in all likelihood think. this is often theology, yet in contrast to your fathers knew it."
--Myk Habets, Dean of college, Head of Carey Graduate institution, Lecturer in Systematic Theology, Carey Baptist university, New Zealand
"Folsom encourages us to arrive past the individualistic and consumeristic inheritance of modernism and, as a substitute, to include the complicated secret of being people in neighborhood. His invitation is to attune ourselves to the fullness of the affection of the God who's Father, Son, and Spirit. This love will spill into our daily lives, if merely we've got the ears to listen to the tune of God's ever increasing love."
--Chelle Stearns, affiliate Professor of Theology, The Seattle institution of Theology & Psychology
"With lyrical readability and deep perception, Marty Folsom invitations us to reside into the wealthy secret of the interrelatedness of all of life--life that flows from, and is continued by means of, the Triune God, whose very being is self-giving love. i'm hoping that many will learn this booklet and input into this wondrous, face-to-face lifestyle for which we have been created."
--Kerry Dearborn, writer of Drinking from the Wells of recent Creation
Marty Folsom (PhD, Otago, New Zealand) is the administrative Director of the Pacific organization for Theological reviews. He has taught theology within the Seattle quarter for over 20 years. he's additionally a favored speaker on relational topics. This ebook, Sharing God's Life, completes his Face to Face trilogy: lacking Love (2013), Discovering Relational (2014).