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Like a Rock: Becoming a Person of Character

Andy Stanley

Like a Rock: Becoming a Person of Character

Andy Stanley

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Your character is who you truly are. It will impact how much you accomplish in this life. It will make or break every one of your relationships. It is more far-reaching than your talent, your education, your background, or your network of friends. In a time of failing vision and decaying values, the will to do what is right, as God defines right, regardless of personal cost is the true mark of a man or woman of character.

- Publisher Sharing a strategy for personal character development, an evangelical Christian leader introduces a step-by-step program that includes an exercise to help readers determine their personal definition of success and advice on prioritizing one's life, overcoming barriers, and more. 40,000 first printin

- Publisher Contents^^Acknowledgments vii^Introduction ix^^Part One: A Diamond in the Rough^1. The Inside Person ^2. The Discovery Chapter ^3. Character Defined ^4. Character and Our Relationships ^5. The Promise of Character ^Part Two: Getting Our Bearings^6. Once Upon a Time in America ^7. Once Upon a Time in Israel ^8. The Subtle Erosion of Character ^Part Three: A Strategy for Change^9. An Inside Job ^10. The Right Response ^11. A Process Called Renewal ^12. Taking Off the Old ^13. Putting On the New ^14. Putting It All Together ^15. Unfinished Business ^16. Letting Go of the Past ^17. The Power of Friendship ^18. Learning to Walk Again ^Conclusion ^Notes p. 236^^

- Publisher Our character is who you & I are. It impacts how much you accomplish in this life. It will make or break every one of your relationships. It is more far-reaching than your talents your education or your background. ^^In Like a Rock, Stanley illumines the path you must travel if you are to become a man or a woman of character. Through practical insights, biblical exposition, and self-discovery exercises, he guides you through personalized strategies for character development -strategies designed to bring into focus your goals and aspirations for the future and to help you reach them.^^You are also reminded that the pursuit of character is not a solo flight. Ultimately, you need to be what you aren't, and on your own you can't become anything other than what you already are. It is God who travels with you, even ahead of you, providing the power to attain solid, unshakable character. Character... like a rock.^^

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Your character is who you truly are. It will impact how much you accomplish in this life. It will make or break every one of your relationships. It is more far-reaching than your talent, your education, your background, or your network of friends. In a time of failing vision and decaying values, the will to do what is right, as God defines right, regardless of personal cost is the true mark of a man or woman of character.
- Publisher

Sharing a strategy for personal character development, an evangelical Christian leader introduces a step-by-step program that includes an exercise to help readers determine their personal definition of success and advice on prioritizing one's life, overcoming barriers, and more. 40,000 first printin
- Publisher

Contents^^Acknowledgments vii^Introduction ix^^Part One: A Diamond in the Rough^1. The Inside Person ^2. The Discovery Chapter ^3. Character Defined ^4. Character and Our Relationships ^5. The Promise of Character ^Part Two: Getting Our Bearings^6. Once Upon a Time in America ^7. Once Upon a Time in Israel ^8. The Subtle Erosion of Character ^Part Three: A Strategy for Change^9. An Inside Job ^10. The Right Response ^11. A Process Called Renewal ^12. Taking Off the Old ^13. Putting On the New ^14. Putting It All Together ^15. Unfinished Business ^16. Letting Go of the Past ^17. The Power of Friendship ^18. Learning to Walk Again ^Conclusion ^Notes p. 236^^
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Our character is who you & I are. It impacts how much you accomplish in this life. It will make or break every one of your relationships. It is more far-reaching than your talents your education or your background. ^^In Like a Rock, Stanley illumines the path you must travel if you are to become a man or a woman of character. Through practical insights, biblical exposition, and self-discovery exercises, he guides you through personalized strategies for character development -strategies designed to bring into focus your goals and aspirations for the future and to help you reach them.^^You are also reminded that the pursuit of character is not a solo flight. Ultimately, you need to be what you aren't, and on your own you can't become anything other than what you already are. It is God who travels with you, even ahead of you, providing the power to attain solid, unshakable character. Character... like a rock.^^
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Meet the Author

Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley is a pastor, communicator, author, and the founder of North Point Ministries, Inc. (NPM). Since its inception in 1995, North Point Ministries has grown from one campus to three in the Atlanta area, and has helped plant fourteen strategic partner churches throughout the United States. Each Sunday, over 20,000 adults attend worship services at one of NPM's three campuses, North Point Community Church, Browns Bridge Community Church, and Buckhead Church.

Andy's books include It Came From Within; Communicating for a Change; Making Vision Stick; Visioneering; Next Generation Leader and most recently The Grace of God. Andy lives in Alpharetta, Georgia, with his wife, Sandra, and their three children

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  • Catalogue Code 106743
  • Product Code 0785276122
  • EAN 9780785276128
  • Pages 237
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
  • Publication Date Feb 1997
  • Dimensions 241 x 165 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.476kg

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