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A World Worth Saving:
Lenten Spiritual Practices for Action

George Hovaness Donigian


A World Worth Saving: Lenten Spiritual Practices for Action For anyone who dismisses Lent as a seemingly endless time of self-sacrifice and introspection, A World Worth Saving: Lenten Spiritual Practices for Action, a 6-week study for Lent, offers a breath of fresh air. A World Worth Saving connects prayer and other inner spiritual practices with outward actions of mercy and compassion. George Donigian guides you to grow in your prayer life by praying about daily news reports, discovering the needs around you, and responding with love and compassion. You will discover ways to: serve others, feed the hungry ,seek justice and fight injustice, offer healing and, extend friendship. Donigian's conversational style and use of well-known hymn texts will engage you in this energizing Lenten study.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR of A World Worth Saving: Lenten Spiritual Practices for Action

George Hovaness Donigian is pastor of Monaghan United Methodist Church, Greenville, South Carolina. He is also an editorial consultant with an extensive background in publishing: publisher, creative director, acquisitions editor, marketer. Of Armenian heritage, Donigian grew up in a corner grocery store, worked on a garbage truck during college and in a sandpaper factory before seminary, and served as pastor of several United Methodist churches in Virginia before moving into the publishing world. A jazz lover, Donigian plays the saxophone.

Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Upper Room
ISBN-13: 978-0835812115

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