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Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2013
Countless stories. One incredible ending.
A major league baseball player. a Tennessee pastor. A reality TV star. a single mom. A multi-platinum rocker. What do these people have in common? Theyve all hit bottom. And none of them stayed there.
Famous or unfamiliar, these are the stories of real people who reached the end of their strength, the end of their control, and found the most surprising truths. It taught them not to rely on self or substance but to lean on the only completely reliable source of love, hope, and freedom: the God who created them. Shocking in their honesty, inspiring in their courage, these testimonies are critical reminders that no one is too far from God to find him.
Join these and thousands more who have discovered the lifechanging power in putting God first and proclaiming, "I am Second."
Dave Sterrett is a speaker, missionary, and ambassador for I Am Second. Dave also serves as an adjunct professor of New Testament, Philosophy, and Apologetics at Liberty University. He is the author or coauthor of several books including Why Trust Jesus? (Moody Publishers), O God (WND Books), and the three-part novella series coauthored with Josh McDowell, The Coffeehouse Chronicles (Moody Publishers).
Doug Bender is an I Am Second writer and small groups coach. He spends his time developing many of the small group tools found at IAmSecond.com and coaching churches, organizations, and individuals to use I Am Second groups to share the message of Jesus with their friends and family. He also works with I Am Seconds parent organization, e3 Partners, as a church planter in countries like Ethiopia and Indonesia. Doug is married to Catherine and has a daughter, Bethany.
Doug Bender is an I Am Second writer and small groups coach. He spends his time developing many of the small group tools found at iamsecond.com and coaching churches, organizations, and individuals to use I Am Second groups to share the message of Jesus with their friends and family. He also works with I Am Second's parent organization, e3 Partners, as a church planter in countries like Ethiopia and Indonesia. Doug is married to Catherine and have a one-year-old baby, Bethany.
none5 Stars Out Of 5J. BeaconJune 27, 2016noneQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The testimonies are very encouraging. We live in a world that gives the impression that some lives just can't change. This book and the stories that are in these pages give light to the power of Christ. It is the story of real people experiencing real change through their faith in Christ the Lord. It is a reminder to the Christ followers that we are to live out our faith and speak of our Faith.
bola5 Stars Out Of 5good soul winning toolJanuary 18, 2016bolaQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5the book is made up of short, real stories. easy to read one story at a time. gave them as Christmas presents to a few non- believers. yet to hear any feedback, but believe that it will make a difference in someone's life.
mamauv4Age: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5If you are a "I Am Second" fan you will love this!November 14, 2013mamauv4Age: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The book adds even more information to the videos/interviews that are available on the website. Would make a great gift!
s2graceNorth Webster, INAge: 35-44Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5a great tool for sharing Christ with others.December 21, 2012s2graceNorth Webster, INAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4I Am Second by Doug Bender and Dave Sterrett is a collection of stories about men and women who have found their lives changed by Jesus Christ. Some of these people are famous professionals, some are pastors, and some are just every day moms and dads but they all share the same common theme. They were brought to the lowest of lows and when they were at bottom they realized that Jesus had more for them. They began to live for Him and make Him first and themselves second.
This book was an easy read. Each story is divided into it's own so you can read it individually. There is a bit for everyone. Some of the stories were not ones I could relate to because I have not experienced the same thing. I found other stories to be more relatable for me. What I liked about it is that it's honest and real. It shows how everyone, famous or not, in the public eye or not, struggles is not perfect yet through the grace and love of Christ we all can be forgiven.
This book would be a great way to introduce a relationship with Jesus with a non Christian. It would be particularly good for me as it's not frilly and girly per say, and also good for those "tough guys" out there. It is a good tool to show that we all need Jesus to be first in our lives.
Mark Thompsonchicago, ilAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5excellent stories on SalvationSeptember 5, 2012Mark Thompsonchicago, ilAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5a must have, to also hand out. purchase at least 3. these are todays' people with their own stories. we need more of these books.