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TOLEDO, Ohio–January 16, 2020–Reid Ashbaucher Publications releases a new book called Building a Life with God: A Study for Individuals and Groups by Jay R. Ashbaucher

Building a Life with God is a study for individuals or groups that want to develop a safe place to live that will last them for eternity. Author Jay Ashbaucher develops the book based on a set of metaphors to help Christians understand that building a house is similar to building one’s life with God. A unique perspective that will help Christian in their spiritual journey with the God who walks with them throughout their lives.

Psalm 127:1 says, “Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it.” A house isn’t built all at once. Preliminary things must come first, then the foundation, then the structure. Perseverance is needed to overcome unexpected hindrances. Building a life with God is, in every way, similar to building a house. Many think a life with God is all about personal salvation and going to heaven. God’s plan is much bigger than that. We live in a world of growing instability and troubles. People need a house that offers them safety and well-being. Discover in this book how the Lord builds a house that provides what people need. Those who build a life with God will build a house that others will find welcoming and life-giving.

About the Author

Originally from Ohio, the author earned an undergraduate degree in Education and a Master of Divinity degree before serving 44 years in Montana as a pastor and Bible teacher. He served 20 years as a 5th step counselor and lecturer in an alcohol and drug treatment center where he listened to countless stories of people’s broken lives and struggles to achieve wholeness. From them he learned much about people and himself, which has helped in counseling individuals from all walks of life. He has enjoyed conducting grief classes, small groups, and teaching Philosophy of Christianity at a one-year Wilderness Bible College. Now retired and living in Michigan, Jay continues his Bible teaching as an author, and together with his wife of over 50 years, they are enjoying life with family and grandkids.

Book Availability

Building a Life with God: A Study for Individuals and Groups is available in paperback (ISBN: 978-1-7331399-2-2) and eBook (ISBN: 978-1-7331399-3-9) editions through Ingram book distribution networks, with print distribution in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. For individual purchases, this book is available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, along with thousands of additional online retailers around the world.

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