Item description for Get a Life!: It Is All About You by Reggie McNeal...
Overview It's not an insult; it's an exciting invitation. In this book, the author begins to change the conversation about what it means to live the intentional or purpose-driven life. He suggests that since we are "squarely in the crosshairs of God's design and redemptive love," the popular phrase "it's not about me" is apt to be misinterpreted.
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Studio: B&H Publishing Group
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 5.6" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Jul 31, 2007
Publisher Broadman And Holman
ISBN 0805442995 ISBN13 9780805442991
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More About Reggie McNeal
Reggie McNealis the director of leadership development at the South Carolina Baptist Convention. His past experience involves twenty years in local church leadership, ten years in various staff roles, and ten years as a founding pastor of a new church. Reggie has lectured or served as adjunct faculty for multiple seminaries, including Southwestern Baptist (Ft. Worth, TX), Golden Gate Baptist (San Francisco, CA), Fuller Theological (Pasadena, CA), Trinity Divinity School (Deerfield, IL), and Columbia International (Columbia, SC). In addition, Reggie has served as a consultant to local church, denomination, and para-church leadership teams, and as a seminar developer and presenter for thousands of church leaders across North America. He has also provided resources to the United States Army Chief of Chaplains Office, Air Force chaplains, and the Air Force Education and Training Command. Reggie's work also extends to the business sector, including The Gallup Organization. Reggie has contributed to numerous denominational publications and church leadership journals, including Leadership and Net Results. His books include Revolution in Leadership (Abingdon Press, 1998), A Work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders (Jossey-Bass, 2000), The Present Future: Six Tough Questions for the Church (Jossey-Bass, 2003), and Practicing Greatness: Seven Disciplines of Extraordinary Spiritual Leaders (Jossey-Bass, 2006). Reggie's education includes a B.A. degree from the University of South Carolina and the M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees, both from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Reggie McNeal currently resides in Columbia, in the state of South Carolina. Reggie McNeal has an academic affiliation as follows - Columbia, South Carolina.
Reviews - What do customers think about Get a Life!: It Is All About You?
A must for Christian and self-help community library collections. May 7, 2008
People are the top, A-list global superstar in their own lives says prolific self-help author Reggie McNeal - In "Get a Life!: It IS All About You", McNeal states God had every individual person in mind when he made each of them- and encourages readers to examine themselves to improve their lives by asking daily simple questions such as - Why am I here? What's really important? What am I good at? What do I need to learn? "Get a Life!: It IS All About You" is highly recommended for anyone who wants to improve themselves with a book with a mild Christian focus. A must for Christian and self-help community library collections.
This Book Will Help You Change Your Life Sep 22, 2007
Reggie McNeal does an incredible job of helping you find what may be stopping you from living the life you were created to live. He does this without overbearing or simplistic arguments like some purpose driven books. Instead he uses simple stories and exercises that highlight the importance of building on your God given strengths, skills, and experiences and finding ways to get around those people, situations, and habits that keep stopping you short. As he says in the introduction, who wouldn't want to live? apparently a lot of people. I highly recommend this book used in conjunction with Living Your Strengths or Strength Finder 2.0 both from Gallup Press. They have helped me and many of the people I work with.