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Dream Like Jesus: Deepen Your Faith and Bring the Impossible to Life

 

God didn’t create us to sit around waiting to die so we can leave planet Earth and go to Heaven. God created in each of us a unique God-dream for getting more heaven into planet Earth. We need to, in Rebekah Simon-Peter’s words, “Dream like Jesus.”

This book invites you to take the next step. Come know Jesus, and yourself, in a whole new way. It’s time to meet your own power. To discover your own birthright. To claim your own blessing. It’s time to dream like Jesus. And time to share that dream with the people you love, teach, and lead.

Just as God spoke the creation into being, so, too, do we declare new realities. To be made in the image of God means we speak our world into being. At the very least, we determine our experience of it.

Drawing on her family roots of both Jewish and Christian faith, she challenges the Church to dream again, to recapture the vision of making the Kingdom of God a reality.

 

Looking back over thirty years of recovery from addiction and twenty-five years as a pastor, Casper Wyoming author, Rebekah Simon-Peter, reflects on the power of spirituality, a surprise vision, and her work in leadership development in her latest book, Dream Like Jesus: Deepen Your Faith and Bring the Impossible to Life. The result is an engaging volume which charts a path beyond conventional Christianity. The lessons contained in her DARE model – Dream, Align, Realize, Expand – apply far beyond religious circles.

Growing up with a Jewish mother, Catholic father, three brothers, and a sister, Simon-Peter’s family opened the door for Elijah at Passover and searched for colored eggs on Easter. The living room sported a decorated tree at Christmas and a Menorah at Chanukah. She grew up with a distinctly Jewish religious upbringing in a home where everything was celebrated.

Simon-Peter, an ordained United Methodist minister, not only draws on her family roots of Jewish and Christian faith, but also includes reflections on contemporary culture, controversies, and leadership, with an engaging mixture of wisdom and wit.

 

Rebekah Simon-Peter is the author of The Jew Named Jesus (Abingdon Press, 2013) and Green Church: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rejoice! (Abingdon Press, 2010), and 7 Simple Steps to Green Your Church, (Abingdon Press, 2010). A nationally-recognized inspirational speaker, in her spare time, Simon-Peter enjoys gardening and hiking the wilds of Wyoming with husband Jerry and two four-legged friends.

 

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