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With the understanding gleaned from this insightful book, you can positively influence your son's life--in a way that will last him a lifetime.
"Rick Johnson expresses what millions of us see and feel today when it comes to broken male culture and the absence of models and mentors to train the next generation of men. I believe that new personal and family histories await the men who see and internalize the timeless observations contained in this treasure chest of manhood."--Kenny Luck, author of Sleeping Giant, pastor of men at Saddleback Church, and founder of Every Man Ministries
"I am so grateful for friends like Rick Johnson who diligently expose me to models and pathways and illustrations of how I can launch my three boys into godly adulthood. This is my job and I cannot and I must not give it away to another!"--Brian Doyle, founder and president of Iron Sharpens Iron
Rick Johnson is a bestselling author of many books, including That's My Son, That's My Girl, and Better Dads, Stronger Sons. He is the founder of Better Dads and is a sought-after speaker at many large parenting and marriage conferences across the United States and Canada. Rick, his wife, Suzanne, and their grown children live in Oregon. To find out more about Rick Johnson, visit betterdads.net.
Rick Johnson is a bestselling author of That's My Son; That's My Teenage Son; That's My Girl; Better Dads, Stronger Sons; and Becoming Your Spouse's Better Half. He is the founder of Better Dads and is a sought-after speaker at many large parenting and marriage conferences across the United States and Canada. Rick, his wife, Suzanne, and their grown children live in Oregon. To find out more about Rick Johnson, visit betterdads.net.
Posted September 27, 2013
Want to help your son grow into a real man? If so, this is a must read. If you’re looking to discover what character traits are essential in raising men who will be leaders in the home, work place and community, you’ll want to check out this book. Rick’s message doesn’t start at raising good men; it’s starts with raising Godly men. The examples of real life men who made a real life difference in the world are inspiring and only further support his message.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted August 31, 2013
Rick Johnson in his new book, “A Man In The Making” published by Revell gives us Strategies to Help Your Son Succeed in Life.
From the back cover: How does a boy become a man of character?
As your son grows toward manhood, you can instill in him the values and character traits he will need to succeed. Highlighting famous Christian men throughout history and the character trait that made each an outstanding model of manhood, parenting expert Rick Johnson gives you strategies to help mold your sons into honorable men. Johnson describes men such as:
Martin Luther King Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
With the understanding gleaned from this insightful book, you can positively influence your son’s life–in a way that will last him a lifetime.
Our fathers did a great job with us and we are both proud of them and thankful to them for what they have accomplished. If they had the strategies outlined in this book perhaps they could have done an even better job with us? When we don’t have a plan-a recipe-then the boy we are raising may turn out well, as planned, or he may fall a little short of the mark. Mr. Johnson believes in a plan for success in raising our boys. He clearly outlines this plan by looking at the lives of twelve me from politics, religious leaders, artists and The Bible. It is time fathers had a user guide to help them raise their sons. Mr. Johnson has given us a book that can be referred to over and over again. ”A Man In The Making” is a book for all men to help raise their boys to manhood. This is a book to give to any man who has a son or potentially will have a son. Everyone will benefit from the results.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Revell Publishers. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
Available August 2013 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.