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Book details
  • Genre:RELIGION
  • SubGenre:Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
  • Language:English
  • Pages:138
  • eBook ISBN:9780987089113

God's Design For Challenging Times

Discovering Freedom in an Age of Compromise

by Dr Alistair Petrie

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Is God shaking the systems of the world? Or is He simply using current ecological and economic events to His advantage as part of as strategic wake-up call? Or is it a combination of both? Whatever your response, conviction is growing around the world that God is trying to get our attention!

In this book the author unpacks difficult, perplexing issues and makes them relevant and understandable. He will help you chart a way through the maze of opinion and show a clear pathway for you to follow.


CHAPTERS: 1 - God’s Redemptive Shakings 2 - What’s All This About Deception? 3 - The Toxicity of Deception and its Antidote 4 - God’s View of Boundaries 5 - God’s Boundaries–Implications and Applications 6 - Accessing Cities and Nations


Alistair has unlocked and highlighted many subtle problems and issues that are facing the Church today. The profound insights, when put into action, will empower the Church to establish God’s Kingdom. GOD’S DESIGN FOR CHALLENGING TIMES, should become required reading for every leader in the Body of Christ. May God stir us all to action!
Rev. Dr NAOMI DOWDY, Former Senior Pastor, Trinity Christian Centre, Singapore.

In every generation God summons some of His servants to be “watchmen”. They stand on the wall, see what is coming, hear the word of the Lord, and alert the people of God. In GOD’S DESIGN FOR CHALLENGING TIMES, Alistair is fulfilling this ancient commission with a wake–up call that we as a Church must heed!
STEVE FRY, President, The Messenger Fellowship, Nashville.

In GOD’S DESIGN FOR CHALLENGING TIMES, Alistair shares Scriptural truths that provide answers with clarity. Truth that God’s people so desperately need in order to protect themselves from deception in this most challenging hour in the history of mankind.
Dr RUTH J. RUIBAL, Co–Founder and Senior Pastor, Ekklesía Centro Cristiano Colombiano, Colombia.

Are you looking for a breakthrough in your business, your church, your city or your community? Read this book and discover how God wants to partner with you to pray strategically to remove those barriers preventing you from fulfilling God’s vision.
GREG SIMPSON, President/CEO Simpson Seeds Inc, Canada.

About the author

Rev. Dr Alistair Petrie has served as senior pastor in diverse city church settings in the United Kingdom and Canada. He now serves as the Executive Director of Partnership Ministries. Obtaining his Doctorate through Fuller Seminary, he has been a guest lecturer at several academic settings and Schools of Ministry. An international speaker, he is the author of several books and publications. He is married to Marie; they have two sons Mike and Richard.

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