The Purpose Driven Life - What on Earth am I Here For?
by Rick Warren
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"If you want to know why you were placed on this planet, you must begin with God. You were born by his purpose and for his purpose."
The Holy Manners Book Study Group. This book answers the question "What on earth am I here for?" and addresses the 5 purposes of life. This Spring 2005 book study commences April 6 and on successive Wednesday nights.from 7 to 9 pm. You are welcome to come out. The book is $10. The journal is also available for $7.
Book Review The Purpose Driven Life. The author has put the first seven chapters on his website. Click left to read the excerpt to catch the flavour of this astounding best-selling book (23,000,000 in USA, 600,000 in Canada).
Background on Holy Manners Holy Manners The background on the phrase and why we have adopted it. The guidelines for our studies.
Click to visit the St. David's Adult Ed Forum Internet Discussion Group at Yahoo - the St. David's Forum. The archive is public and readable. Participation is by invitation. Click HERE if you would like to join. You will then be able to post your own responses to the list and will be emailed the notices and contributions of the others. Click left to visit the archives of the site (read only). There are presently 82 persons.
Book Review - This is the author's website with lots of supporting information. Especially check out his own page to discover his own remarkable story.
The Internet Reference Collection Research Page for this study. This will grow during the study also.
      Course Outline and Links to the 8 Session Pages   
Chapter notes will be posted after each session.
Links will become active when pages are developed. Please check in regularly.
April 6 Introductory Session.
April 13 Ch 1-7. What on Earth am I Here For?
April 20 Ch 8-14. You Were Planned For God's Pleasure.
April 27 Ch 15-21. You Were Formed For God's Family.
May 4 Ch 22-28. You Were Created To Become Like Christ.
May 11 Ch 29-35. You Were Shaped For Serving God.
May 18 Ch 36-40. You Were Made For A Mission.
May 25 Wrap Up Evening.
Group Facilitator. Laurie E. Bennie

Laurie E. Bennie has been a part of St. David's since 1996 (Genesis Theatre Productions, choir, Youth Committee, Alpha Course facilitator, Adult Education Committee); she is a School Aide in English As A Second Language, a writer and lyricist, and Anglican Lay Reader, holding a B.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Calgary.

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March 2005