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Crazy Busy

A (Mercifully) Short Book About a (Really) Big Problem
Narrated by: Adam Verner
Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (240 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

I’m too busy. We’ve all heard it, we’ve all said it. Sometimes being busy seems like the theme of our lives. Yet this frenetic pace poses a serious threat to our physical, social, and even spiritual well-being. In this mercifully short book about a really big problem, best-selling author Kevin DeYoung rejects the "busyness as usual" mindset, arguing that a life of constant chaos is far from what God intends. DeYoung helps us figure out a better way forward as he strikes a mature and well-reasoned balance between doing nothing and doing everything. With his usual warmth, humor, and honesty, DeYoung deftly attacks the widespread "crazy busy" epidemic and offers up the restful cure we’ve all been too busy to find.

©2013 eChristian (P)2013 eChristian

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Great book!

Good reminder of what we ought to be busy with and what we ought to set aside. Good reminder that the Kingdom doesn't rise or fall on what I do or don't do. Thanks for the encouragement, Kevin!

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Inspiring, easy read!

Great insights and stories :) A nice read for somebody struggling to understand peace in today's world. Definitely recommend! :) thank you!

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A lot of help in a few pages

An easy to read, practical book to help those of us who seem to habitually overload our schedules. Why implementing the invoice found in this book I have been able to be more effective in my service for the Lord.

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Must read for everyone!

Loved this book, very thought provoking! I'm tired of being crazy busy and plan to make some changes in my life!

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Crazy Helpful

I was so thankful for this book. I was at seminary, running a business, doing ministry, and trying to care for 4 kids and be a good husband. What a great book to help remind me of the main things.

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Great Book

This was a great book that was very relevant for today's busy culture. Good practical advice and scripture in it.

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Worth every minute of my time!

Take the time to read this.. it highlights and puts into words lots of problems (and their consequences) christians encounter every day. The solution offered is as old as the world, but the book demonstrates well why we need it.

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i was too busy to do the church study

Seriously, I was too busy to do this book when our church was doing it as a study, so I bought the audio book. Good information. Helps prioritze and understand why we live like we do.

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Good and brief

Good diagnosis and helpful questions. Author's candor very helpful as tie in for the problem we all face.

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Helpful to think thru what makes us feel harried​.

This book was very helpful, and short enough to get through quickly. I'll be going through and highlighting the Kindle version.

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  • A O Olushola
  • 01-15-19

Helpful direction in our busy lives

This audiobook is clear and easy to follow with relevant stories and references. It may be an uncomfortable truth for most. Importantly we need to set our priorities and appreciate the priorities of others; be busy for the right thing; definitely not people pleasing or controlling; and not just for our own selfish desire. We cannot solve the worlds problems, but we can care and do our best in the areas we can. To achieve a usefully busy life, not crazy busy, our faith comes first.

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  • A. Hill
  • 09-11-17

So encouraging!

Just loved this book! So encouraging and also extremely challenging. To know that it's not just me, is the best part!

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  • Hanno Winterbach
  • 02-15-19

One of my favou books I read through annually.

This book might be short, but it is packed with Godly wisdom. Read it, it only takes a few hours but pays out eternal dividends.

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  • Matthew
  • 01-26-19

Fantastic insight and wisdom

Very encouraging and great understanding that helps reflect on things to help manage busyness via a simple one point plan!