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Shona Murray and David P. Murray. Refresh: Embracing a Grace-Paced Life in a World of Endless Demands.  Wheaton, IL: Crossway, October 31, 2017.  208 pp.

5 out of 5

Purchase: Westminster Amazon

In a world in which people have been overly busy and emotionally and physically burned out both author David Murray and his wife Shona Murray has written a helpful Christian book to address the problem.  This book provides preventive measures with practical wisdom and also spiritual resources from the Christian faith to deal with the issue.  The book’s main purpose is to teach readers what does a grace pace life looks like. Early in the book it points out that we need five “wells” of God’s grace: motivating grace, moderating grace, multiplying grace, releasing grace and receiving grace.  The rest of the book unpack what these five aspect of God’s grace means.  I got this book largely because I have benefited from the teaching ministry of David Murray and his practical insights which have been helpful from some of the online audios and lectures I have listened to.  This book I read lived up to my expectation.

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