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Former NFL Player and Pastor Miles McPherson to release “God in the Mirror”

In a culture where image is everything, it’s tempting to define ourselves according to the cultural icons of our day

 
PRLog - Apr. 29, 2013 - SAN DIEGO -- In a culture where image is everything, it’s tempting to
define ourselves according to the cultural icons of our day, but Pastor Miles McPherson
of The Rock Church, is going against the grain in his new book, “God in the Mirror:
Discovering Who You Were Created To Be,” releasing from Baker Publishing Group
March 1, 2013. In the book, McPherson encourages readers to think less of themselves
and more about God’s plan for their life.

Engulfed by a popular culture saturated with images of idealized, air-brushed and
unattainable physical beauty, men and women cannot escape feeling judged on
the basis of their appearance and often times forged identity. In “God in the Mirror,”
McPherson addresses the lies Satan uses to lead humans to sin; the obsession with
image, the feeling of worthlessness and the pressure to
follow the ways of society. McPherson explains to readers
how they were created, why they were created, what their
true purpose is, and how to remake themselves according
to God's original plan for their lives.

“Human beings are created in God’s image; if we really
take that truth to heart and live our lives in light of it,
everything changes,” said McPherson, who empowers
readers with the knowledge of their capacity to reflect
God’s heart to the world. “When we live more and more in
Him, we begin to experience transformed relationships
with each other and with God.”

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“God in the Mirror,” page 2

In “God in the Mirror,” McPherson interacts with the reader by asking a series of
thought-provoking questions. He encourages readers to adjust their life and refocus
on God’s purpose. “This book helps readers see themselves through God’s eyes and
motivates one to reflect light to and onto others,” said McPherson. His unique take
on ‘made in the image of God’ delivers on the promise found in the book’s title.

“God in the Mirror” is accompanied by a six session DVD and discussion guide that
will equip individuals, small groups, and church classes to grapple with what it means
to be made in the image of God and what the implications are for our daily lives. Once
released on March 1, 2013, the book, discussion guide and DVD can be purchased
online at http://bakerpublishinggroup.com/books/god-in-the-mirror/3... , or by calling 1-800-877-2665.

Miles McPherson is founder and pastor of Rock Church in San Diego. Prior to that,
following his NFL career, he founded Miles Ahead Ministries, through which more than
45,000 young people have made decisions for Christ. When he started Rock Church in
2000, more than 3,300 people attended on its first day. The predominantly young, urban
congregation has grown to an average of 12,000 with more than 120 ministries, at least
60 of them volunteer-led community ministries. McPherson has appeared on Larry King
Live, Good Morning America, The O'Reilly Factor, and Fox & Friends. He and his wife
have three children and live in San Diego.

The Rock is San Diego’s largest church and the 4th largest church in Southern California according to Outreach Magazine's 2012 "100 Largest Churches in America" report. It was started in 2000 by Pastor Miles McPherson, a former NFL player. Over 12,300 people attend the Rock's five Sunday services.

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