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Publication Date: 2009
For first-time grandmas, beloved veterans, or grandmas-in-waiting, this warm, wonderful book captures all the joy and humor of one of a woman's most life-altering experiences. Heartwarming observations from such famous names as Margaret Mead, Jane Russell, and Margaret Thatcher; poems to copy and stick on the refrigerator; words of advice to "accidentally" leave on a daughter-in-law's kitchen table, suggestions to smooth the rough times or increase the joy, it's all here to read and treasure.
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• Special things only a grandmother can do
• Family history a grandmother can pass on
• A precious gift every child needs from a grandmother
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• How a grandmother can act even wiser than she is
"We have moved into a generation of young leaders who have a passion to surrender the American dream if necessary in order to embrace fully, compassionately, and wholeheartedly a bigger dreamthe Great Commission. I have never been challenged by an author more than I have by David Platt. Read Radical, be blessed, and be changed." Johnny Hunt, president, Southern Baptist Convention, and pastor, First Baptist Church of Woodstock
"Radical will cause you to bounce on a spectrum between two words: ouch and amen. Tough truths do that. They challenge us to examine our lives and then choose the lasting over the temporary. Read Radical if youre ready to live differently." Gregg Matte, senior pastor, First Baptist Church of Houston
"David Platts book will leave anyone who sincerely engages with his challenge dissatisfiedand faced with a decision: What will authentic faith look like in my life? This book has the potential to revitalize churches today to practice a radical, biblical lifestyle that can transform society and reach a lost world." Jerry Rankin, president, International Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention
"The church of the Lord Jesus has been seduced by a skilled seductress: the American dream. David Platt exposes this enemy of authentic Christianity and provides a way of escape through a radical faith that leads to a radical obedience. I am not the same after reading it. I trust that will also be true for you." Daniel L. Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
"It is almost impossible to keep the idols of our own culture from influencing us, whether we want it to happen or not. This is certainly true when it comes to the so-called American dream. We need our eyes opened! We need to be called out! In this challenging and thoughtful book, David Platt shows us the way to live for Someone and something bigger." Darrin Patrick, founding pastor, The Journey, St. Louis
"Sometimes people will commend a book by saying, You wont want to put it down. I cant say that about this book. Youll want to put it down, many times. If youre like me, as you read David Platts Radical, youll find yourself uncomfortably targeted by the Holy Spirit. Youll see just how acclimated you are to the American dream. But youll find here another Way, one you know to be true, because youve heard it before in the words of the Lord Jesus, perhaps most forcefully in the simple call Follow me." Russell D. Moore, dean, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
"Through solid examination of the Scriptures and compelling testimonies from believers enduring persecution, my friend David Platt pulls back the curtain on subtle dangers weakening the church in our Western culture. Radical is the urgent call we need to care more about the spiritually lost and physically impoverished people of the world." Ed Stetzer, president, LifeWay Research