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  • Be Obsessed or Be Average

  • By: Grant Cardone
  • Narrated by: Grant Cardone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8,751
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,814
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7,747

We're in the middle of an epidemic of average. So-called "normal" people get up every day, go to work, do what's asked of them, leave promptly at five, and return home to sit on the couch and watch TV. Society tells us that this is what it means to lead a balanced life. Don't stress too much or work too hard. Your career isn't everything. But Grant Cardone thinks this preoccupation with balance has really just given an excuse to be mediocre.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of intense emotion without much helpful advice.

  • By Stephanie Danielle Hanson on 12-05-16

Love love love

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-29-16

Amazing book with tons of content. Wish I would have heard it 20 yrs ago

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  • Faithful Ministry in a Church-Growth Culture
  • By: Tim Suttle
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

Following the example of John the Baptist and with a careful look at the teaching of Scripture, Tim Suttle dares church leaders to risk failure by chasing the vision God has given them - no matter how small it might seem - instead of pursuing the broad path of pragmatism that leads to fame and numerical success.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Utter WASTE of my time

  • By Philip Smith on 10-21-15

Utter WASTE of my time

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1 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-21-15

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Stuttle makes openly biased claims about the mega church on the basis. He rightly says the call for all churches is to be faithful and seems to think the mega church is not being faithful because it is large. Why is it that being faithful has to mean small. When the majority of the american church is in decline it is easy for a Pastor or church to say "we are just being faithful" when they are not doing the things they are called to do in scripture. I have read 35+ books this year and this one was by far the worst one. Be faithful where God has placed you but don't go around bashing churches and leaders who don't do ministry like you do.

What was most disappointing about Tim Suttle’s story?

He is openly biased towards larger churches and gives isolated incidences in large churches as the basis for many of his arguments. Small churches also file for bankruptcy, have embezzling Pastors and commit suicide.

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