Author M. Alberto Zelaya Shares Ideas for Making Christianity Personal

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New book "Our Real Life in Christ" shows process of making Christianity intimate, personal experience.

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There is an abysmal difference between the life of a new creation and that of a ‘sinner saved by grace.’

From the time of its institution, Christianity has had a history of change; from the number of churches practicing different forms of Christianity to the ways in which people practice the Christian faith, the changes have been both big and small. Author and former county jail pastor M. Alberto Zelaya Aragon aims to return Christianity to a personal experience – as he believes God would have it – a perspective he supports in his new book, “Our Real Life in Christ: Experiencing the Life and Quality of Faith Provided by Jesus Christ to Overcome Any Obstacle in Our Lives” (published by iUniverse).

Aragon encourages readers to abandon what he calls “churchianity,” and take responsibility for what the Bible says God wants followers to do on a personal level, as opposed to what churches believe people should do.

“God came to transform us and establish His Kingdom in our hearts and not merely to be a member in a church,” Aragon says. “There is an abysmal difference between the life of a new creation and that of a ‘sinner saved by grace.’”

Aragon is hopeful that “Our Real Life in Christ” will help readers and followers of Christianity return to what he believes is the traditional practice of the faith

“My book challenges the status quo,” Aragon begins, “and exposes organized religion as more of an enterprise rather than a spiritual source that can actually meet the needs of its followers.”

Our Real Life in Christ
By M. Alberto Zelaya Aragon
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 244 pages | ISBN 9781491714720
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 244 pages | ISBN 9781491714713
E-Book | ISBN 9781491714737
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

About the Author
M. Alberto Zelaya Aragon was born and raised in Central America and saw firsthand the faith of his mother, who raised 14 children. Now retired, he lives with his wife near Phoenix and has a family of five daughters and a son – all living in various states – as well as a large extended family in California and in his homeland.

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