Cats Don't Bark

A Guide to Knowing Who You Are, Accepting Who You Are Not, and Living Your Unique Purpose
By Shane Hipps (Electronic Book, 2015)
At some point in life everyone is compelled to ask the primordial question--Why am I here? How we answer that question determines whether or not we will discover our true calling in life and harness our full professional, personal, and spiritual potential.
Many counterfeit voices will offer an answer, but the one true voice whispers from the inside. CATS DON'T BARK provides powerful techniques to help the reader listen for the "One Voice" and find the courage to follow it. This is a book about discovering who we are, accepting who we are not, and cultivating the habits we need to discover and embrace who we were meant to be.





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    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $12.99 US/$12.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9781455522057

    • On Sale Date: 10/06/2015

    • Publisher: Center Street

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At some point in life everyone is compelled to ask the primordial question--Why am I here? How we answer that question determines whether or not we will discover our true calling in life and harness our full professional, personal, and spiritual potential.
Many counterfeit voices will offer an answer, but the one true voice whispers from the inside. CATS DON'T BARK provides powerful techniques to help the reader listen for the "One Voice" and find the courage to follow it. This is a book about discovering who we are, accepting who we are not, and cultivating the habits we need to discover and embrace who we were meant to be.





Shane Hipps is the former lead teaching pastor at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, MI. Previously he served for five years as the lead pastor of a Mennonite church in Phoenix, AZ. He is a graduate of Fuller Seminary, the result of a self-termed "Damascus" experience. Before accepting his call as a pastor, he was a strategic planner in advertising for the multimillion dollar communications plan for Porsche. It was here that he gained expertise in understanding media and culture.

Hipps is a sought-after speaker and author of Flickering Pixels: How Technology Shapes Your Faith, and The Hidden Power of Electronic Culture: How Media Shapes Faith, The Gospel, and Church. Find videos, podcasts, downloadable resources and more at shanehipps.com, or follow him on Twitter @shanehipps.
  • Praise for SELLING WATER BY THE RIVER:

    "Really profound...helpful...inspiring."

  • "There are, in Hipps' SELLING, a sturdiness and brilliance and simplicity of theology and an accessible and God-drenched grace that make it the humblest, clearest, most comfortably compelling statement yet of the difference between "religious Christianity" and the Jesus way. In sum, this is one of the most instructive and pastoral books I have read in the last ten years and, Lord knows, one of the most needed."

  • "Shane Hipps brings us news that is too good not to be true: that what we thought we had to wait for, work for, strive for, reach for, fight for, die for, earn, learn, master, or attain is actually already a gift fully given in the present of this moment, graciously and freely ours if only we would awaken to it. This book not only offers us this good news with great clarity and delight; it also helps us-gently, wisely, simply, and profoundly-to be roused and raised into that blessed state of awe and awakening."

  • "Masterfully weaving story, metaphor, and scripture into a tapestry, Shane Hipps puts his finger on something we all long for: a connection with the Divine. SELLING WATER BY THE RIVER will be a wonderful discovery for the many people who feel that true spirituality has been corrupted by culture and religion."

  • "This book is one of the flare-ups from that religionless Christianity that more and more is breaking out in our world. Some of us will flee from what Shane Hipps tries to tell us in this book. Others will find what he has to say helpful in their efforts to live out the Jesus lifestyle in the landscape of a post-modern world. Whatever your reactions might be you will find the words on these pages cannot be ignored."

  • "Shane Hipps manages to take your beliefs and assumptions about God and the Bible and artfully, yet mercilessly wrings them out, leaving behind whatever drips to the floor, (the things that never belonged in there anyhow), then shakes them out and shows them to you again now free from what had clung to them -and before you is something beautiful, true, new and familiar."

  • "Shane Hipps offers us a compelling and life-giving reminder that the work and life of Jesus is not identical to what we know to be Christianity. Without falling into cynicism or mere critique Shane invites us to encounter a wild ride with Jesus.  The fruit of reconsidering the gospel in light of full humanity-his and our own-is like being given a refreshing IPA after a long dusty hike. Let the breath of God blow you into new wonder and hope." 

  • Praise for FLICKERING PIXELS:

    "It's a rare feat for a work to keep teaching and informing and blowing your mind, page after page after page. Shane Hipps has the extraordinary ability to articulate, explain, and educate as to why we should be very, very careful to uncritically embrace the latest offerings from the gods of technology."

  • "This book is a masterful exposé of our media-saturated world and its hidden influence. But it also contains the seeds of a creative response that could change everything. Shane Hipps points us toward a hidden path out of the media maze that we can't afford to miss."

  • "Shane Hipps pulls back the curtain on technology--exposing the subconcious influences that wreak havoc on our existence. It's brilliant, eye-opening, and a must-read for any thoughtful person pursuing a countercultural life in the digital age."

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Cats Don't Bark
  • Publisher: Center Street
  • Price: $12.99 US/$12.99 CAN
  • Pages: 224
  • ISBN-13: 9781455522057
  • On Sale Date: 10/06/2015
Cats Don't Bark