Love does : discover a secretly incredible life in an ordinary world / Bob Goff.

By: Goff, Bob
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Nashville : Thomas Nelson, [2012]Description: xiv, 224 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781400203758; 1400203759Subject(s): Spiritual life -- Christianity | Christian lifeGenre/Form: Nonfiction.DDC classification: 248.4 LOC classification: BV4501.2 | .G595 2012
Contents:
Foreword / Donald Miller -- Introduction : Love does -- I'm with you -- Sniper fire -- Ryan in love -- The reach -- The rearview mirror -- "Go buy your books!" -- Sweet Maria -- Wedding cake -- Just say yes -- The interviews -- There's more room -- Wow, what a hit! -- Bigger and better -- A new kind of diet -- A word not to use -- Hunting grizzlies -- Corner store economics -- Catching a ride -- Jeepology -- Ten-year-old adventures -- Hearing aid -- The puppeteer -- Friends, welcome home -- Lose the cape -- God is good -- Jailbreak -- The story -- Skin in the game -- Memorizing Jesus -- Palms up -- Tow bunk, John -- Epilogue.
Summary: 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. - Publisher.Summary: In this book of compelling stories coupled with eye-opening truths, Goff shows a new way to live, a way that's drenched with the whimsy of God's love and the spontaneity of following where he leads.
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Foreword / Donald Miller -- Introduction : Love does -- I'm with you -- Sniper fire -- Ryan in love -- The reach -- The rearview mirror -- "Go buy your books!" -- Sweet Maria -- Wedding cake -- Just say yes -- The interviews -- There's more room -- Wow, what a hit! -- Bigger and better -- A new kind of diet -- A word not to use -- Hunting grizzlies -- Corner store economics -- Catching a ride -- Jeepology -- Ten-year-old adventures -- Hearing aid -- The puppeteer -- Friends, welcome home -- Lose the cape -- God is good -- Jailbreak -- The story -- Skin in the game -- Memorizing Jesus -- Palms up -- Tow bunk, John -- Epilogue.

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. - Publisher.

In this book of compelling stories coupled with eye-opening truths, Goff shows a new way to live, a way that's drenched with the whimsy of God's love and the spontaneity of following where he leads.

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