Timothy Keller takes listeners behind the scenes to meet the people and understand the events that formed Keller's spiritual life and ministry priorities. This audiobook includes rare audio recordings of Timothy Keller, each representing a key moment or influence in his life.
Millions have read books and listened to sermons by Timothy Keller. But which people and what events shaped his own thinking and spiritual growth? With unfettered access to Keller's personal notes and sermons—as well as exclusive interviews with family members and longtime friends—Collin Hansen gives you unprecedented understanding of one of the 21st century's most influential church leaders.
Spend any time around Timothy Keller and you'll learn what he's reading, what he's learning, what he's seeing. The story of Timothy Keller is the story of his spiritual and intellectual influences, from the woman who taught him how to read the Bible to the professor who taught him to preach Jesus from every text to the philosopher who taught him to see beneath society's surface.
For the first time, Hansen introduces listeners to Keller's early years: the home where he learned to tell stories from the trees, the church where he learned to care for souls, and the city that lifted him to the international fame he never wanted.
You'll discover how to:
Understand the principles and practices that allowed Keller to synthesize so many different influences in a coherent ministry.
Take the best of Keller's preaching and teaching to meet emerging challenges in the 21st century.
Develop your own historical, theological, and cultural perspectives to shape your leadership.
This is the untold story of the people, the books, the lectures, and ultimately the God who formed and shaped the life of Timothy Keller.
Bonus audio includes:
Tim Keller’s sermon “Truth, Tears, Anger, and Grace,” delivered by Keller following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on September 16, 2001
The first message Keller delivered for a public conference of The Gospel Coalition in 2007: “Gospel-Centered Ministry”
The famous sermon “The Girl Nobody Wanted,” Keller’s famous sermon about Jacob’s marriages to Rachel and Leah
“The Lord and the Word,” an influential 1973 lecture delivered by Edmund Clowney, Keller’s only personal mentor
The inspiring address delivered by Elisabeth Elliot, “The Glory of God’s Will,” at the 1976 Urbana missions conference attended by Tim and Kathy Keller