Compassion: A Father's Compassion
Air Date December 1, 2011
Dr. Michael Youssef begins looking at compassion through the parable of the lost son.
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Dr. Michael Youssef
Dr. Michael Yousseff left his homeland, Egypt, at a young age and emigrated to Australia where he studied at Moore Theological College in Sydney. It was there he was ordained as a minister, and also met and married his wife, Elizabeth. They came to America in 1977 where Michael received his master’s from Fuller Theologial Seminary and his Ph.D. in social anthropology from Emory University. Michael served for nearly ten years with the Haggai Institute, traveling around the world more than 32 times, teaching courses in evangelism and church leadership to church leaders. He is founder of Leading the Way, an international ministry that is being used to reach millions of lost souls, equip the saints, and build up God’s church worldwide.
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Compassion CD Set
Eight messages from Ray Badgero, Ray Bakke, Michael Youssef, George Sweeting, Chuck Swindoll, and James Ford make up this four-CD set. Messages on stories like the Good Samaritan, Philemon and Onesimus, and the Prodigal Son provide biblical models for how we can demonstrate Christ-like compassion to those around us. This CD set is available for a gift of any size to Today in the Word Radio. (Suggested gift is $35.)
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Today in the Word Devotional
In The Architecture of Happiness, author Alain de Botton examines the way the buildings we inhabit reflect our values. “While keeping us warm and helping us in mechanical ways, they simultaneously hold out an invitation for us to be specific sorts of people,” de Botton explains. “They speak of visions of happiness.” The way a building is designed serves practical and aesthetic purposes. But it can also have a symbolic purpose.
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