After speaking on teaching and influencing young people at a student gathering in Texas, Pat Williams received an email from a high school coach who had heard his talk. Coach McCall's email stated that every kid who's growing up is...
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After speaking on teaching and influencing young people at a student gathering in Texas, Pat Williams received an email from a high school coach who had heard his talk. Coach McCall's email stated that every kid who's growing up is dying to live his life. But as people get older, instead of dying to live, they start living to die. His closing thought is What are you dying for?
Unable to escape this question, Pat invites readers to ask themselves, When my days on earth are over, will I discover that I have wasted my life on meaningless things that have no lasting and eternal value? Most people are living for four things: fortune, status, power, or pleasure. But there are four far more meaningful and satisfying reasons for living--and for dying. These give purpose and value to our lives, so that we can know our lives have eternal significance. If you died tomorrow, what would people say?
Starting with Jesus's statement that whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for the gospel will save it, Pat gives a powerful, practical, and encouraging plan for how to live a life that truly matters and to leave a legacy that never dies.
Free-lance writer Jim Denney has written and edited more than 60 books with a number of different authors, including Super Bowl champion Reggie White, Star Trek actress Grace Lee Whitney, supermodel Kim Alexis, and Orlando Magic executive Pat Williams including Answers to Satisfy the Soul and The Timebenders (a children's science-fantasy series), which includes Battle Before Time and Lost in Cydonia. He is married with two teenage children and lives in California.
PAT WILLIAMS lives in Winter Park, Florida and is senior vice President of the NBA's Orlando Magic. He has forty years of professional sports experience, has written 22 books, including Secrets for the Mountain and Unsinkable, and is one of America's most sought-after motivational speakers. Pat and his wife, Ruth, are the parents of 19 children, 14 of whom have been adopted from four foreign countries.