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Love Does

Love Does

2012 . Religion, Christian Living . Bob Goff

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Love Does
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As a college student he spent 16 days in the Pacific Ocean with five guys and a crate of canned meat. As a father he took his kids on a world tour to eat ice cream with heads of state. He made friends in Uganda, and they liked him so much he became the Ugandan consul. He pursued his wife for three years before she agreed to date him. His grades weren't good enough to get into law school, so he sat on a bench outside the Dean's office for seven days until they finally let him enroll. Bob Goff has become something of a legend, and his friends consider him the world's best-kept secret. Those same friends have long insisted he write a book. What follows are paradigm shifts, musings, and stories from one of the world's most delightfully engaging and winsome people. What fuels his impact? Love. But it's not the kind of love that stops at thoughts and feelings. Bob's love takes action. Bob believes Love Does. When Love Does, life gets interesting. Each day turns into a hilarious, whimsical, meaningful chance that makes faith simple and real. Each chapter is a story that forms a book, a life. And this is one life you don't want to miss. Light and fun, unique and profound, the lessons drawn from Bob's life and attitude just might inspire you to be secretly incredible, too. Endorsements: "If this book does not make your heart beat faster, book thenext flight to Mayo Clinic!" --Bill Hybels, Senior Pastor, Willow CreekCommunity Church, Chairman, Willow Creek Association "Bob Goff is a one-man tsunami of grace, a hurricane oflove. He doesn't just talk about change, he really is change, as LoveDoes chronicles in such a vivid way. Yet, LoveDoes doesn't leave you feeling like you want to celebrate its author, itawakens a sense deep within that you, too, have an outrageous role to play inGod's unfolding story or rescue and repair." --Louie Giglio, PassionConferences/Passion City Church "An interesting and compelling story (with Young Life roots)that ends with a practical challenge and punch: 'love does' and God canuse you to do it!" --Denny Rydberg, President, Young Life "Every once in a while someone like Bob Goff shows up toremind us that some things matter a lot more than others. Love Does has akind of 'north star' effect that will push you to refocus your life and energyon what is most significant. It doesn't just invite you to respond with yourGod-given potential, it invites you to become a part of what God can do beyondyour potential." --Reggie Joiner, Founder and CEO of Orange "We liked the book a lot. Mostly, the balloons on the cover.The rest was pretty good too. Lots of stories about how God helps us." --Aedan,Asher and Skye Peterson ages 13, 12 and 9 "This may look like a book. It's not. It is an invitation toenter into the greatest adventure you have ever known-your life as it was meantto be lived. Hang on!" --Michael Hyatt, Author,Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World, "Bob's ability to love people brings contagious hope andinspiration wherever he goes. The power of love showcased in this book willsurely touch the hearts and souls of many people. Read Love Does and find afriend in one the world's best hidden secrets, a person who shows how love cancreate connection and make a difference-even across oceans." --GeorgeTsereteli, Deputy Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia (former RussianRepublic) "There are some nasty rumors out there about treasure.Mostly that's it's buried and needs discovering. Or has to be mined. Or canonly be located with a map and a big X. Not so, says the life of Bob Goff.Living from the center of your heart doesn't have to be complicated or elusive.Love just wakes up in the morning and gets busy loving. The treasure is sittingright there next to the pancakes. About 5 pages in, I knew my life and I weregonna have words." --Nicole Nordeman, Mother and Musician






Thomas Nelson Inc




1400203759 (ISBN13: 9781400203758)

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