Thursday, April 17, 2014

7-Day Christian by Brad Wilcox



Christianity is facing great opposition. No one is being thrown to lions, but many followers of Christ face persecution because of their beliefs. At the very least, most know how it feels to end up on the wrong side of a "politically correct" conversation. More than ever before, we need believing and behaving disciples—men and women who are ready to stand up and stand together to change the world as early Christians did: one righteous choice at a time.

Filled with personal experiences and insightful stories, this book emphasizes the importance of living in accordance with our values every single day, with practical suggestions for how to actually pull it off. "Christ doesn't just want people to acknowledge His grace," writes Brad Wilcox. "He wants them to be transformed through it. He doesn't just want people to come to Him. He wants them to become like Him— a process that takes place 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year, and throughout all the years of our lives.

My Review

I've heard Brad speak before and listened to his CD's with my older boys. I was thrilled when this book was similar to the way he speaks: Intriguing and uplifting stories that drive home the very important doctrine he is teaching. I love the inspiration and messages I've learned through this book but more importantly I've used it to teach my children at family night and as part of our nightly scripture study. Just like it says in the description, "one righteous choice at a time." This book motivates and inspires to make small and simple righteous choices that will help us to become what the Lord wants us to become. I would highly recommend this book to all.


About the Author
BRAD WILCOX has lived in Ethiopia, Chile, and New Zealand; he and his family now make their home amid the Rocky Mountains. Brad taught sixth grade before obtaining his PhD in education from the University of Wyoming. His contributions as an author and teacher have been honored by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and his work has appeared in Guideposts magazine and Reader’s Digest. He once served as a member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America and has addressed thousands of youth and adults across the United State, Europe, Australia, and Japan. He and his wife, Debi, are the parents of four children.

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing Brad's message Cami. This is a challenging time for Believers and we need to be inspired by books and works like this one.

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    1. Thank you! It is true. I feel so very blessed to have my faith to get me through.
      Hugs,
      Cami

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