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Trade Paperback
224 pages
Feb 2011
Harvest House

A Woman's Passionate Pursuit of God

by Karol Ladd

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Oozing with optimism and positivism, Karol Ladd’s A Woman’s Passionate Pursuit of God: Creating a Positive and Purposeful Life spurs new Christians into a joyful relationship with God. Based on lessons from Philippians, this book explains foundational truths of Christianity. Seasoned with dynamic illustrations and probing questions, A Woman’s Passionate Pursuit of God offers examples of situational prayers and Christian role models. Following the footsteps of Paul, this material seeks to deepen each reader’s walk of faith.

Karol Ladd redefines terms and corrects misconceptions throughout her book. In a conversational tone, she provides a general overview of the Christian faith and illustrates what a passionate relationship with Christ can be.

Packed with positive messages about faith, love, service, humility, devotion, maturity, and forgiveness, these 12 chapters are also supplemented with study questions and pages for notes. Written in an all-in-one style, each chapter concludes with tips for additional Bible reading, a summation statement, and pragmatic advice about how to apply the lessons. This paperback can be used as a personal devotional or a group study book.

Known as a the “Positive Lady,” Karol Ladd has written more than 25 books, most notably her Positive Power series, which includes The Power of a Positive Mom and The Power of a Positive Woman. Ladd is an inspirational motivator and writer, encouraging readers intentionally to pursue God’s truth and joy. A wife and mother, Ladd is a frequent radio and television guest, retreat leader, and conference speaker.

Graced with elements of theology, personal anecdotes, and pragmatic suggestions, Ladd’s book is easy to read and uplifting. Ladd stresses the outward practices of Christian living and offers practical ways to apply them daily.

This book is bursting with sunshine, flowers, and positive lingo. Ladd has a tendency to dress Christianity up as the “happy girl’s religion,” downplaying the edgier aspects of the life and teachings of Jesus. Still, this book is helpful to beginning Christians who are searching for a starting point for the Bible. – Estee Wells,

Book Jacket:

Karol Ladd, author of the bestselling The Power of a Positive Mom, shares a passionate exploration of Philippians with women who are longing to love God and life.

Karol’s trusted guidance and infectious enthusiasm will help women fall more deeply in love with God and His Word as His plan for their lives becomes more meaningful and possible than ever before. Insightful, leading questions make this a great resource for individual or group study.