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Uncommon Favor: The Intentional Life of a Disciple


by: Heather Johnston

In this captivating story, Heather Johnston shares how God called her away from her ordinary life into a pursuit after Him that led her to an unexplainable love for the nation of Israel. This call to Israel ushered her into the unlikely arena of international politics and building on the most contested land on earth. It was unnerving, unexpected, and audacious-but completely ordained by God. 


Uncommon Favor cuts through the confusion and watered down definitions of what it means to be a modern-day disciple. It examines the way Jesus prepared His original talmidim, or disciples, in the first century and what He requires of us today. Indeed, the life of a true disciple is one of steadfast love and chutzpah, or raw nerve. It is about hearing and following Him. It is about risking everything. It is the rhythm of utter helplessness and divine power. It is coming under His yoke, faithfully, for a lifetime. 


Discover the intentional life of a disciple - and become one of the few to embrace His uncommon favor. 

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What does it truly mean to be a disciple of Jesus (talmid) in our modern world?

This study journal is made up of twelve lessons, each with key scriptures and questions to guide you into a daily rhythm in your lifestyle as a disciple of Jesus.

In purchasing the study journal, you will also receive a leaders' guide to prepare you to lead a small group through the important discussions and decision making process for becoming a disciple of Jesus.

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Charles C. Krulak, 
General, US Marine Corps,
31st Commandant of the Marine Corps 

Through her own experiences, Heather leads the reader along the path towards true discipleship. Uncommon Favor is an important book, filled with key insights, that if followed will lead to a changed life.


Bill Johnson

Bethel Church, Redding, CA; Author of Born for Significance and The Way of Life

I am amazed at the unusual favor on Heather and Bruce Johnston's life. Their ability to influence leaders around the world is a very significant, God-given gift. This book is sure to increase our effectiveness in making true disciples of Jesus. Heather and Bruce illustrate this in every way.


Dr. James Houston

Founder Regent College, Vancouver; Regent Board of Governors Prof. of Spiritual Theology; Co-Founder & Senior Fellow of the C.S. Lewis Institute, Washington D.C. 

Like biblical Esther, Heather Johnston passionately unites the Jewish and the Christian worlds in Uncommon Favor. Her historical efforts with Israel's Ministry of Education have been expressed through her deeds of unrelenting love. With fervency and a dose of humor, she expresses the uncommon and privileged life of a true disciple.


Cathy McMorris Rodgers 

Representative, WA-5th District, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee 

Uncommon Favor deeply and compassionately inspires the rebirth of a Talmid--a disciple of Jesus--for the twenty-first century. Heather Johnston, renowned leader and speaker on modern Israel, explores the origins of being a Talmid and often asks the piercing question: 'Have you turned your shaky self over to follow Jesus?'


J. Todd Mullins 

Senior Pastor, Christ Fellowship Church 

Heather's story of faith and obedience will make you want to follow Jesus more closely than ever before. Her personal journey of faith and hearing God will inspire you to pray audacious prayers and expect God to show up in power.

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