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Title:
Common grounds: Conversations about the things that matter most
Author:
Young, Ben, 1963-
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Publication Information:
Nashville, Tenn. : Broadman & Holman, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiii, 178 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780805426977
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Book

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"Brad, Lauren, and Jarrod sit around a table at Common Grounds, enjoying their weekly Sunday evening get-together. The three are old college friends and, like many of their classmates, they started their careers in Houston . . . they make time on Sunday evenings to catch up, laugh, and compare notes on life . . . " Three friends all at different places in the journey. A Southern Baptist, a nonpracticing Catholic, and a non-believer all meet a retired seminary professor who becomes their Socratic guide to explore Christ's teachings.


Author Notes

Ben Young, M.Div., author and speaker, is the associate pastor of Worship at Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Baylor University and the co-author of three other books
Glenn Lucke graduated from Dartmouth College and Reformed Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and is currently pursuing his doctorate at the University of Virginia. Previously he served as a campus minister at Harvard University. He leads Docent Communications Group and currently lives in Virginia


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
1. A Dangerous Kissp. 1
2. Coffee Mattersp. 17
3. God in Hitlerp. 40
4. The Grand Canyonp. 56
5. God's Schedulep. 71
6. 9/11 and God's Schedulep. 86
7. Creation Speaksp. 107
8. Vogue and the Wall Street Journalp. 128
9. Stories We Live Byp. 144
10. Unfinished Businessp. 165
Discussion Questionsp. 174
About the Authorsp. 178