Item description for From Desperation to Dedication: An Ex-Con's Lessons on Turning Failure into Success by Troy Evans...
A hard-luck story with a lesson to learn, this guide offers readers solid advice on making choices and making changes in their lives. Fifteen years ago, the author was a drop out, drug addict, and deadbeat dad who had turned to bank robbery and landed in prison; now, he shares what has made it possible for him to become a college graduate, responsible father, and acclaimed public speaker. From his example, readers will learn how to change their lives and commit to being better people by accepting responsibility for---and making the most of---every choice they face. The inspiring story and reliable advice combine to offer a uniquely insightful plan of attack for those who want to take control of their situations and set themselves on the path to success.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.2" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher Benbella Books
ISBN 1933771097 ISBN13 9781933771090
Availability 0 units.
More About Troy Evans
Troy Evans is a gifted and sought-after speaker in churches, schools, and institutions nationwide. He speaks to tens of thousands each year about reaching at-risk urban youth and telling his story of God's redeeming the impossibly lost. Troy pastors The Edge, a growing hip-hop church in the greater Grand Rapids area. He also is a go-to expert on gang prevention and intervention, providing support for law enforcement and community-based organizations both locally and nationally. The Christian Broadcasting Network featured him on their 700 Club special about national gangs.