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224 pages
Sep 2010
Multnomah Books

Sun Stand Still

by Steven Furtick

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Sun Stand Still is an inspirational challenge written by Steven Furtick. Speaking directly to Christians who long to take their faith to the next level, Sun Stand Still seeks to change readersí lives. Furtick asks what stops Christians from praying sun-stand-still prayers like Joshua of the Bible. The author examines common trials every person faces and, for each struggle, Furtick looks to the Bible for courageous role models. Including a chapter on prayers God does not answer, Sun Stand Still covers multiple scenarios and future trials. Addressing the issues that halt Christian growth, Furtick lays out the steps to move forward and encourages readers to create goals for the future.

Steven Furtick is the pastor of Elevation Church in North Carolina. Writing from his own experience, Furtick strives to ignite outrageous faith in the heart of each reader. Furtick not only writes with audacious confidence but also strives to inspire audacious faith in his readers.

Easy to understand, the book explores the power and correlation of faith and prayer. Sun Stand Still offers practical bullet points and applicable step-by-step lists.

Furtickís tone can seem overly confident and ambitious. Theologically, the book skips a few steps, focusing on creating instant, passionate Christians instead of developing a relationship with God. Following the encouragement to challenge God for the impossible, Sun Stand Still is a catalyst to start exploring prayer and faith. This book is not targeted to non-Christians. Sun Stand Still dares readers to dream with faith. Ė Estee Wells,

Book Jacket:

"This book is not a Snuggie. The words on these pages will not go down like Ambien. Iím not writing to calm or coddle you. With Godís help, I intend to incite a riot in your mind. Trip your breakers and turn out the lights in your favorite hiding places of insecurity and fear. Then flip the switch back on so that Godís truth can illuminate the divine destiny that may have been lying dormant inside you for years.

In short, Iím out to activate your audacious faith. To inspire you to ask God for the impossible. And in the process, to reconnect you with your God-sized purpose and potential."

óSTEVEN FURTICK, from Sun Stand Still