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Defying Gravity

Escaping the Pull of Consumerism:  A Conversation with Tom Berlin, Author of Defying Gravity: Break Free from the Culture of More.   Fairfax Presbyterian Church Sanctuary, Sunday, February 5, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Event is without charge, followed by book-signing.   Do you feel the pull of consumerism? If so, Tom Berlin invites you to break free from the culture of more and become a more generous follower of Jesus. “In Tom Berlin’s accessible and engaging style, you will find freedom to think about your finances and stewardship in a way that lifts burdens and pulls you toward Jesus.” — Jacob Armstrong, author of Treasure  “Defying Gravity is for people who want to follow Jesus but find it hard because of the powerful hold money has on our lives.” — David McAllister-Wilson, President, Wesley Theological Seminary “This book challenges us to pause our busy life, take a deep breath, and discern as disciples of Jesus Christ whether we will live a life conforming to the world or a life transformed in Christ.” —Young Jin Cho, Bishop, Virginia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church In addition to this book talk, all are invited to a discussion of Defying Gravity, led by FPC pastor Henry Brinton on Sunday mornings, Jan 22, 29, and Feb 5 at 10 a.m.  The book is available at the book talk or on amazon.com


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