Successfully used by thousands of Spiritual Formation Group participants, A Spiritual Formation Workbook has been completely revised to correlate with Richard J. Foster's Streams of Living Water. Its new and updated exercises and teachings offer fresh perspectives on Christian faith and practice.
Christian in perspective and ecumenical in breadth, RENOVARÉ (from the Latin, meaning "to renew") is an effort committed to the renewal of the Church. Founded by bestselling writer Richard J. Foster, RENOVARÉ provides individual churches with a balanced, practical, effective small-group strategy for spiritual growth.
Room of Marvels takes readers on a silent spiritual retreat with Tim where he is swept up in a dream vision of heaven and given a guided tour by those he has lost. Reminiscent of the C. S. Lewis classic, The Great Divorce, the book carries a contemporary voice that made Library Journal declare it "a good companion to Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet in Heaven."
Remarkably, Room of Marvels mirrors author James Bryan Smith's own heart-wrenching season of loss when his mother (Wanda), close friend ("Awesome God" singer Rich Mullins), and two-year-old daughter (Madeline) passed away within months of each other.
Updated with a new cover design and epilogue by Smith, the 2007 edition of Room of Marvels will continue to comfort those touched by grief and stir the hunger for heaven in every reader.
"A delightful fantasy." - Cecil Murphey, coauthor, 90 Minutes in Heaven
"If you've ever felt the sting of death from the loss of one you love, Smith's book will lead you into a warm, inviting room." - Knight Ridder
"One of those profound, special books that only comes along once in awhile." - InfuzeMag.com