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Raising Kids for True Greatness: Redefine Success for You and Your Child

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2006

    Beginning of a REVOLUTION!

    Finally! Here¿s a book that marks the beginning of a revolution. All the clichés and simple-minded formulas that distill Christian parenting into how kids are supposed to look and act are exposed as counterfeits. Raising Kids for True Greatness brings us back to the teachings of Christ and enables our kids to answer the question 'WWJD' with the appropriate action.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2006

    Grateful for 'True Greatness'

    Tim Kimmel hits the mark by exploding the myth of true greatness. Parents often miss the mark when pushing kids to 'success'-defined by our culture as fame and fortune. True Greatness, well definded by Tim, is 'a passionate love for God that shows itself in an unquenchable love and concern for people..based in grace..with attitudes of humility and gratefulness. Its actions are generosity and a servant attitude.' Parents who first model these attributes and then push their kids to excel in them instead of on the sports field or in the workplace contribute to their true greatness. A great book for helping families shape the values and choices of children while they are still plyable.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2006

    Thank you Tim!

    Tim has really tapped into what our parents of today need to hear and apply. I was impressed with his ideas and encouragement. I have started to apply his principles with my 3 and 5 year olds and it is working. I have studied many parenting books and now I have found the one that works. I would place Tim on equal grounds with Dr. Dobson! Buy this book and apply it to your parenting skills, you will not ever regret it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2006

    Excellent book - Hits the mark!

    Dr. Kimmel has clearly struggled to work through his philosophy and ideas on parenting. He offers in this book a renewed look at the role, responsibility, and great hope that we have as parents. Anyone who reads this book will be encouraged to rethink 'greatness' and just how they are pursueing it within their family. As a Family pastor and parent of two boys, I cannot recommend this book enough. It is a challenge to read in that it goes against the flow of our (American) society. However, when embraced, his ideas are far more Biblical, powerful, helpful, and hopeful that most other books on parenting that I have read. Dr. Kimmel's heart and experience is in the right place and his book shows it. Initially I heard him speak at a conference and was intrigued to read more of his philosophy as it struck the core of who I am as a parent. This book is easy to take in and helpful to play out. Enjoy.

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