Just Courage has 28 ratings and 4 reviews. There must be more to the Christian life than this–more than church each Sunday and waving to my neighbors a. Just Courage by Gary A Haugen, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Purchase the print version of Just Courage from Amazon! International Justice M.

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Lynda marked it as to-read Aug 18, Is there a paralysis, caused by despair and fearfulness, that couragr us from entering into the darkness of life? Jamie Johnson marked it as to-read Aug 18, The call to adventure in following God into a more just and loving world is well worth the time to read this well written book.

Just Courage by Gary A. Haugen

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Oct 15, Cynthia rated it it was amazing. And there’s a reason they’re not satisfying your desire gzry something more significant and meaningful–we’re “There must be more to the Christian life than this–more than hagen each Sunday and waving to my neighbors and giving some clothes to Goodwill when I go through jjust closet each spring. Paperbackpages. Read this in a single day.

Kyla marked it as to-read Aug 28, Mike Cunningham rated it it was amazing Aug 21, I’m going to have to leave my comfort zone and my safety if I want to truly experience the power of God.

But being a christian, a for-filled christian, is doing what God ask of us where we are. As someone who is currently restless in their faith and jkst for a deeper meaning and joy in life, this book was a breath of fresh air. Description “There must be more haugne the Christian life than this–more than church each Sunday and waving to my neighbors and giving some clothes to Goodwill when I go through my closet each spring.


The restless in our hearts may be due to lack of courage and more about being safe. Their are opportunities locally and global.

On one hand I think that the message of the book with the stories upholding that message is one worth reading.

Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian by Gary A. Haugen

I love that it ends with several easy and empowering ways we can each encourage justice with. Haugen is a lawyer and he is passionate about courafe. Just Courage by Gary A. When we would rather be comfortable than obedient to do what is right, it will surely backfire on us. The quote, criticizing Christians, reads, “The sayings of Christ coexist passively in their minds, producing hardly any effect beyond what is caused by mere listening to words so amiable and bland.

And I believe God is providing a very specific answer to that yearning and gray very concrete path for getting there: But his simplicity, as a writer, ultimately helps his cause by demanding that the reader imagine just what this man has got himself into by leaving a well-paid job at the Department of Justice to start a ministry that is a force for real justice, not for Americans squibbling about numbers but for children imprisoned, haguen, or worse.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ryan Richardson marked it as to-read Aug 11, Feb 27, Victoria rated it liked it.

Just Courage : God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian

But they’re safe and comfortable and easy. International Justice Mission is doing great things to transform not only individuals but also corruption in the world governments. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Anyone wondering if there’s more to life, and church, etc I came to the reading of this book when musing over questions similar to those posed by Gary A.


I’m grateful for this book and what it’s helped me to huagen It is concise, well written, and challenging.

Haugen’s push, though is different. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian

The book is challenging but strangely uplifting. Mike added it Aug 22, If so, we will not venture out on dangerous missions such as rescuing women and children enslaved in prostitution. I thought this book would shake me to the core about my life where I am as a christian.

He isn’t asking God to sign off on what enlightened people who happen to be nominal Christians have come up with, he is rooted deeply in God’s expression of His character through His Word and sees the fight for social justice as an extension of that. Are we raising our children to be safe or to be brave?

Kristi Burns marked it as to-read Aug 12, I found myself wanting to highlight something on almost every page. So is our creator. Would you rather be safe or brave?