Celebration of Discipline
Publish date: 2008
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 281
Edition language: English
A fantastic read for those seeking to follow Christ. A great challenge!
Given to me at my church confirmation, First Presbyterian Church in the 1980s. My generation has mostly missed out on the days where special days or awards meant the presentation of a hardback book, so I've always liked keeping this one around.
Why is it that even the best nonfiction books always have terrible titles? “Celebration of Discipline?” Who decided to call this wonderful book by such a banal name? Foster explores the various approaches to Christian spiritual growth (Okay, face it, that little sentence makes this book sound as awf...
It's odd... I read this 4-5 years ago and would have rated it 11/10 if I could because of how it touched me. I guess I'd expected the same thing on rereading it, and was therefore somewhat disappointed by it. It still starts out really good and I learned a lot from the inward disciplines (prayer, me...