S.H.A.P.E. by Erik Rees
Finding and Fulfilling Your Unique Purpose for Life

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Rick Warren’s bestselling book The Purpose Driven® Life describes God’s five purposes for every Christian. Now Erik Rees helps you discover God’s unique purpose for your life based on the way God has shaped you. He made you marvelously unique for a reason. Tap into that reason and into the secrets of your own deeply personal makeup—the remarkable ensemble of passions, talents, experiences, temperament, and spiritual gifts that work together to make you who you are—and you’ll discover the path to a life of unimagined purpose, impact, and fulfillment.

In this eye-opening, empowering, and liberating book, Rees shows you how to uncover God’s most powerful and effective means of advancing his kingdom on earth: your own irreplaceable, richly detailed personal design.

Based on the purpose of ministry outlined in The Purpose Driven Life, this inspiring guidebook gives you the tools to:

Unlock your God-given potential
Uncover your specific Kingdom Purpose
Unfold a kingdom plan for your life

Filled with Scripture and real-life stories, S.H.A.P.E. presents a series of challenges that will guide you through the process of discovering your personal blend of

Spiritual Gifts: A set of special abilities that God has given you to share his love and serve others.

Heart: The special passions God has given you so that you can glorify him on earth.

Abilities: The set of talents God gave you when you were born, which he also wants you to use to make an impact for him.

Personality: The special way God wired you to navigate life and fulfill your unique Kingdom Purpose.

Experiences: Those parts of your past, both positive and painful, which God intends to use in great ways.

It’s all here: insights that can change the way you look at yourself and how you live your life and practical guidance for applying them. Discover how to apply your amazing array of personal attributes in ways that bring confidence, freedom, clarity, and significance that can only come from your Creator.
 

About Erik Rees

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Rees is the Pastor of Life Mission at the Saddleback Community Church, in Lake Forest, CA. He is also a certified life coach specializing in purpose discovery and career fulfillment. Rees is the author of several books and speaks nationally and globally through churches and conferences. His web site: Rick Warren was born in San Jose, California, and founded Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, in 1980. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from California Baptist University, a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. Rick and his wife, Kay, live in Trabuco Canyon, California, and have three children.
 
Published August 22, 2006 by Zondervan. 256 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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