Be Holy: About the Book and Author

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Be Holy
Find Identity, Find Belonging, Find Purpose

By Brian Christopher Coulter

About the Book

What does it really mean to "be holy"? These two little words seem to echo throughout scripture. 1st Peter quotes Leviticus when we read God's command: "You shall be holy, for I am holy." Again in Ephesians when we read that God "chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world to be holy." And in the last chapter of the last book of the Bible we read that we are to "still be holy."

Our calling to be holy is a challenging one, but living the "normal" alternative often leads to frustration, disappointment, and empty overindulgence. This invitation to be holy challenges us to live our lives set apart; not because God needs us to, but because it is a better way for us to experience and live life.

Brian Christopher Coulter shows us what it means to be holy in today's world and how living into this calling helps us discover and develop our sense of identity, belonging, and purpose. Prepare to be changed and begin living the life God meant for you.

About the Author

Brian Christopher CoulterBrian Christopher Coulter has an honors degree in sociology from Oklahoma State University, a master of divinity degree from Columbia Theological Seminary, and is working on his doctorate in ministry with the Association of Chicago Theological Schools. He has served as a chaplain at a facility for adults with mental disabilities, an associate minister of an urban church, and as a teaching pastor in Kenya. Brian serves as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Aiken, North Carolina.

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