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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And I believe God is providing courzge very specific answer to that yearning and a very concrete path for getting there: Haugen suggests that sometimes God is asking us to choose between a life that looks successful and one that is significant.

But even they will likely enjoy this book as I did.

Just Courage

International Justice Mission president Gary Haugen has found that engaging in the fight for justice is the most deeply satisfying way of life. I believe gaty some of us are called to be missionaries in our town, in our neighbourhood and in our church.

His power is made perfect in my weakness. Haugen is a lawyer and he is passionate about justice. Would you rather be safe or brave? I need to continue to grapple with this one personally, and think it’s worth anyone giving a hearing.

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

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Just Courage by Gary A. Haugen

Hope is a virtue – p 78 3. I’m grateful for this book and cpurage it’s helped me to realize Reminded me of “The Hole in the Gospel” in that he picks an obvious point there is injustice in the world and people don’t deserve to be slaves and just hammers away at it for pages.

Carol Stevenson rated it liked it Oct 21, But they’re safe and comfortable and easy. They were meant to be put at risk and spent, for we are in a life-and-death battle Eph. A great example couragw us.

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Mar 01, Chan-joo Moon rated it really liked it. Then he gives examples of men and women judt have stepped out to do dangerous things and have seen wonderful changes in rescued slaves and changed environments in Asian cities. 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 haugn for social justice as an extension of that.

He gives evidence of great things happening for many poor people, who would die were it not for the bravery of others.

International Justice Mission president Gary Haugen has found that engaging in the fight for justice is the most deeply satisfying way of life. Jun 02, Jerry Fultz rated it really liked it.

As no small matter, he also says that Christians who engage in this fight as an expression of where God’s heart gaugen will live in power and freedom like they have never experienced because we ggary be fighting the battles we are wired to fight in God’s strength He loves to display. Haugen’s push, though is different. Oct 17, Go2therock rated it really liked it.


Mill calls out Christians for their hypocrisy when they do not live as they preach they ought to live with the exception of the compliments he gives to the early Church — believers who were martyred for their faith. 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.

This book is well-written and provided me with great inspiration to live my faith. The author assumes readers are benchwarmers with the option of playing the game of justice or not, but doesn’t consider Christians who occupy minority categories in Didn’t enjoy this as much as Good News About Injustice, though it overlaps in its moving testimonies and exhortation of everyday Christians to get their hands dirty in the pursuit of justice.