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Overview Bestselling author Ingram shows how Christians can honor God with lives of great faith and excellent work. Using Scripture, personal stories, and examples from Christians who have left a lasting legacy, Ingram offers practical steps for becoming great in all areas of life.
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Studio: Baker Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.3" Height: 1" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2007
Publisher Baker Publishing Group
ISBN 0801012937 ISBN13 9780801012938
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More About Chip Ingram
Chip Ingram’s passion is to help Christians really live like Christians. As a pastor, author, coach and teacher for more than 25 years, Chip has helped people around the world break out of spiritual ruts and live out God’s purpose for their lives.
Today Chip serves as senior pastor of Venture Christian Church in Los Gatos, California, and president of Living on the Edge – an international teaching and discipleship ministry. Over the last 25 years Chip has pastored churches ranging from 500 to 5,000 and served as president of Walk through the Bible. Chip holds an M.S. degree from West Virginia University and a Th.M. degree from Dallas Theological Seminary.
He is the author of 13 books, including Living on the Edge, Overcoming Emotions that Destroy, and Holy Ambition, as well as his latest releases, True Spirituality and Spiritual Simplicity. Reaching more than a million people a week, his teaching can be heard online and through hundreds of radio and television outlets worldwide. Chip and his wife, Theresa, have four children and nine grandchildren.
Chip Ingram currently resides in Atlanta, in the state of Georgia. Chip Ingram was born in 1954.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Good to Great in God's Eyes: 10 Practices Great Christians Have in Common?
Good but not Great Book Dec 14, 2009
I definitely disagree with the reader who claims that Ingram in any way pushes a salvation by works mentality. He only wants Christians to rise above spiritual mediocrity and excel as mature believers. (See the older Addicted to Mediocrity as a companion book). Ingram has also proven himself out in the trenches. He is no slick, savvy evangelist whose greatest concern might be whether his greased-down hair and flashy sportscoat will look suitable before TV cameras. This guy is for real. The book is practical and helpful. My only criticism is that I expected something a little different. For example, I'm an incessant reader and I was hoping that he would devote a chapter filled with excellent books I may have missed. Instead, he mentions only a choice few---great ones but barely touching the surface of Christian literature. Otherwise, I liked the book and benefited from reading it.
Good to Great Oct 12, 2009
If you're looking for a book to take you to the next level, then this is it. This is now one of my favorite books. Don't hesitate to add this to your collection to grow you in your faith. You will also want to share this with friends and family. God Bless.
Very insiteful book. Apr 1, 2009
This book gives a clear, and concise understanding of what it takes to be a great Christian in God's eyes. This view is often in conflict with man's viewpoint.
Life Changing, Inspiring Jul 23, 2008
This is an early candidate for being one of the best and most helpful books I have read this year. Chip Ingram explain that Great Christians Read Great books, live pure lives, take great (calculated and prayerful) risks, think great thoughts, pray great prayers, enjoy great moments, develop great habits, dream great dreams, and and pursue great people. Along the way, Ingram shares inspiring stories from his life and from the lives of others.
But what is best about this book is that it is deeply anchored in Scripture. Many books under the caption "Christian Living" are more about living than they are about Christ. This is to say that they present powerful principles, but they do not stem from a proper understanding of what God is saying in a salient text.
This book is an exception. This is the kind of book I will probably return to year after year for inspiration, guidance, and encouragement. It is also a challenging book. Highly recommended.
Very nice! Jun 5, 2008
I've just read the first chapter of this book, and after glancing at the reviews I noticed one that had only one star and decided to see what in the world was going on! Connie simply did not get the underlying point, and substantially motivating issues that Chip Ingram is trying to tackle. Just by the first chapter, "Think Great Thoughts," I've noticed this book is going to be well worth the read. Recommended! For any spiritual activist! I encourage Connie to re-read the great news this book has to offer!