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Fathered By God: Discover What Your Dad Could Never Teach You | [John Eldredge]

Fathered By God: Discover What Your Dad Could Never Teach You

In this life-changing message from John Eldredge, readers discover a paradigm-shifting path to manhood. He unveils the six stages many men miss, stages they must complete in order to become the man God designed them to be. Inspiring, insightful, and challenging for men and the women in their lives, Fathered by God delivers the very thing men need, a way to forge companionship with God the Father while undergoing a transformation, releasing the fullness of life and the passion God designed them to live.
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New York Times best-selling author John Eldredge unveils the six stages men must complete to become who God designed them to be.

In this life-changing message from John Eldredge, readers discover a paradigm-shifting path to manhood. He unveils the six stages many men miss, stages they must complete in order to become the man God designed them to be. Inspiring, insightful, and challenging for men and the women in their lives, Fathered by God delivers the very thing men need, a way to forge companionship with God the Father while undergoing a transformation, releasing the fullness of life and the passion God designed them to live.

©2009 John Eldredge (P)2009 Oasis

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    Jim Stockton, CA, United States 02-18-12
    Jim Stockton, CA, United States 02-18-12 Member Since 2013

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    "A must read for Christian men!"
    What did you love best about Fathered By God?

    John Eldredge is fantastic. This book cuts to the quick. It is funny, raw, honest, and thought provoking. Read it!


    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Robert Triplett Tampa Fl 08-07-12
    Robert Triplett Tampa Fl 08-07-12 Member Since 2011

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    "A Multiple Must Listen"

    This is one of those books, that every-time i listen to it... it hits me in a whole new way. I love that John narrates his own books... for me, it gives me the personality behind his words.

    I give this my highest recommendation.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    ryan houston, tx, United States 05-21-12
    ryan houston, tx, United States 05-21-12 Member Since 2014
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    "good life tools!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Fathered By God to be better than the print version?

    as a man that didn't have a dad,and turns to god ,but needs understanding on how to move forward. this was a push or a leap that helped me get over the gap holding me back in life!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Fathered By God?

    in the beginning with the bears, i didn't get it. but by the end it laid the footsteps!


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    i was moved to find out what stage i am in and what stage i missed so i could transfer into the next stage correctly.


    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Kevin Warkentin 02-03-15
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    "Just what I needed to hear"

    I always like it when an author reads his own book, and John has improved.

    More importantly, the message of the book resonated with my life journey—even though I'm a very different personality from John. I recommend this book to any man at any point in his journey. I listened through he book twice, six months apart, and I grew each time. This book has helped me recognize God's quiet voice in my daily challenges and victories.

    Thanks, John.

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    Samuel Turnmire 09-01-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great audio and subject"

    This was my first audio book and I have to say I was very pleased with the tone and pace of the voice actor and author John Eldridge.

    Currently, I am an almost 40-year-old man that has lost both parents early in life. I have a wife and two beautiful young daughter so I found the early part of the book to be a bit of a challenge as I felt I had no son to deal with. As I continued on through the book though I found that quite a few points were very applicable to my place in life and I would imagine that will be the case with other readers as well. I found myself physically reacting to points that Eldridge made that really hit home with me personally.

    All in all this has been a great experience for my first audiobook and again the subject matter is really top notch. I highly recommend you check this out.

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    Rachelle Albrecht Richfield, Utah 07-30-15
    Rachelle Albrecht Richfield, Utah 07-30-15
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    "Loved this book!"

    I would recommend this book to any man or woman. I am a woman who listened to it and the insight I received was wonderful. It will help my thinking in my role as a wife and mother to my 2 sons.

    I have already told numerous men to buy it and listen to it.

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    Mark P. 07-06-15
    Mark P. 07-06-15 Member Since 2012
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    "great book to bring a life journey into perspectiv"

    easy to listen to and saw myself in many areas of this book. the masculine journey is an miss - understood journey for men and women

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    maryann applewhite TARPON SPRINGS, FL, US 05-21-15
    maryann applewhite TARPON SPRINGS, FL, US 05-21-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great value"

    Very good outline of fatherhood and getting in touch with God. Would recommend to anyone especially dad.

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    Lori M. Smith 04-15-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Valuable insights."

    The truths unpacked in this book have transformed my life. I've gone through it multiple times and with other men (mostly younger), and it is great every time.

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    James Patterson Southeast, USA 03-06-15
    James Patterson Southeast, USA 03-06-15 Member Since 2009
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    "Fantastic! Reading it again now!"

    Such insights are so critical to mans journey in this crazy world. Love it and rereading it now.

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