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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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I hope, then, that you’ll read this book and be convinced that you do carry the weight of God’s glory around with you and can do a whole lot with your life, whether that means social justice work or not.

Kevin Youngstrom marked it as to-read Aug 11, How could I listen to the Word of God, words of eternal life, and still act as if I’d never heard coourage truth? Jan-Willem Van rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Oct 17, Go2therock rated it really liked it.

Didn’t enjoy this as much as Good News About Injustice, though it overlaps in its moving testimonies and exhortation of everyday Christians to hwugen their hands dirty in the pursuit of justice.

Just Courage by Gary A. Haugen

Reminded me that I’m a force! And there’s a reason coufage not satisfying your desire for something more significant and meaningful–we’re “There must be more to 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.


Personally I hope that people read this book for one simple theme: To begin such a journey is not for the faint of heart. Mike Cunningham rated it it was amazing Aug 21, Far too often we take humility and modesty into the realm of despair and hopelessness. Though the book is certainly a plug for his own organization, the challenge goes beyond IJM.

Haugen really pounds the good work of IJM into your head here but, again, I don’t think juzt absolutely necessary to listen to him on that front. God is calling his people to a pathway out of fear and triviality through the struggle for justice in his world. Chad Heggestad rated it really liked it Nov 22, Kyle marked it as to-read May 06, Aubrey Southard marked it as to-read Aug 14, Also read When Helping Hurts.

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

Haugen weaves together stories from the ministry of International Justice Mission, Biblical teaching, and a compelling call to courageous obedience of God. Is there a paralysis, caused by despair and fearfulness, that prevents us from entering into the darkness of life? A necessary challenge to be a part of the justice movement. I’m not going to get Not a self-help book–yet it probably contains the best advice one could receive for how to live a self-actualized life.


I think it was a case of too high expectations and reading the other two books first.

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

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. Courage is the power to do the right thing, even when it is scary or hard – p I believe that some of us are called to be missionaries in our town, in our neighbourhood and in our church.

What a great read. Oct 15, Cynthia rated it it was amazing. Questions for Discussion and Reflection. Oct 22, Bekah Backman rated it it was amazing. In my reading of the Bible it seems clear that faith and justice are inseparably linked.

As someone who is currently restless in their faith and yearning for a deeper meaning and joy in life, this book was a breath of fresh air.

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