Written by: Abi Mills, Bookstore Staff in Bookstore on July 17, 2012
This past weekend, Dr. Hunter encouraged us to see our friends as God sees them. We hope these resources encourage you and enrich your friendships further.
Practicing the Presence of People
by Mike Mason
Exploring the vital question, "How do we learn to love?" Mason shows how we can discover new things about those we love, understand them from the inside out, tenderly identify with their weaknesses, and celebrate that they were lovingly made by the hand of God.
The Dangerous Act of Loving Your Neighbor
by Mark Labberton
Seeing rightly is the beginning of renewal, forgiveness, healing, and grace. With each chapter broken into brief segments punctuated by questions, this book is ideal for both personal reflection and group discussion.
The Four Loves
by C.S. Lewis
Lewis reflects on the four basic kinds of human love-- affection, friendship, erotic love, and charity. There are risks that accompany the rewards of love, Lewis cautions, but he recommends taking them, since "the only place outside Heaven where you can be perfectly safe from all the dangers and perturbations of love is Hell."