Finishing Strong: Going the Distance for Your Family [NOOK Book]

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Bestselling author Steve Farrar has good news for the average man: it doesn't matter if you've had a great start in the Christian life, or a rough one. It doesn't matter if you've stumbled time and again, or even fallen flat on your face. What matters most in this all-important race of life is how you finish. According to Farrar, the man who hangs in there for the long haul with his wife, his kids, and his Lord is an exception these days. Finishing Strong, now in trade paperback, offers lively use of Scripture, ...
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Finishing Strong: Going the Distance for Your Family

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Overview

Bestselling author Steve Farrar has good news for the average man: it doesn't matter if you've had a great start in the Christian life, or a rough one. It doesn't matter if you've stumbled time and again, or even fallen flat on your face. What matters most in this all-important race of life is how you finish. According to Farrar, the man who hangs in there for the long haul with his wife, his kids, and his Lord is an exception these days. Finishing Strong, now in trade paperback, offers lively use of Scripture, contemporary illustrations, and study questions to equip every reader to be that exception. For the man who wants to climb the character ladder more than the corporate one, this is an essential tool.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307779151
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/2/2011
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 305,291
  • File size: 578 KB

Meet the Author

Steve Farrar is the founder and chairman of Men's Leadership Ministries in Bryan/College Station, Texas, and brings his message to thousands of men each year. He holds a master's degree from Western Seminary and an earned doctorate from Dallas Theological Seminary.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Part I The Priority of Finishing Strong
Chapter 1 One Out of Ten 11
Chapter 2 Finishing So-So 33
Chapter 3 Staying the Course 55
Part II The Perils of Finishing Strong
Chapter 4 Dry Shipwreck 77
Chapter 5 The Status Brothers and Their Not-Quite-Right First Cousin, Pride 99
Chapter 6 UnTeachable, UnAccountable, and UnAcceptable 123
Part III The Prototypes of Finishing Strong
Chapter 7 Lousy Start, Strong Finish 143
Chapter 8 Failure That Equips You to Finish 167
Chapter 9 156 Buck-Naked Miles to Bighorn 189
Chapter 10 A Vision for the Finish Line 211
Notes 219
Study Guide 223
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