The Man in the Mirror: Solving the 24 Problems Men Face

Zondervan

Narrated by Stu Gray

11 hr 6 min

The Man in the Mirror has established itself as a cornerstone in men's literature since its 1989 release. Winner of the prestigious Gold Medallion Award and appearing on the bestseller list eighteen times, it has helped thousands of men understand the person who stares back at them from the glass each morning and know what to do about his twenty-four most difficult problems. Written by a foremost Christian men's leader, this powerful book invites men to take a probing look at their identities, relationships, finances, time, temperament, and most important, the means to bring about lasting change. If life's demands are constantly pressuring you to run faster and jump higher, this book is for you. Rich in anecdotes, thought-provoking questions, biblical insights, and featuring focus questions in each chapter suitable for personal or group use, The Man in the Mirror offers a penetrating, pragmatic, and life-changing look at how to trade the rat race for the rewards of godly manhood.

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Zondervan
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Published on
Oct 7, 2014
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Duration
11h 6m 42s
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ISBN
9780310342410
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Christian Life / Men's Issues
Religion / Christian Life / Personal Growth
Self-Help / Personal Growth / General
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Eligible for Family Library

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You Don’t Have to Settle 
 
Over the last four decades, I’ve met one-on-one with thousands of men. Most of them know that Jesus promised “a rich and satisfying life” (John 10:10), but too many are confused about what that looks like. In fact, I’d estimate that 90 percent of Christian men lead lukewarm, stagnant, defeated lives—and they hate it. When men try to put into words what’s holding them back, they invariably describe one or more of these seven symptoms:

   • “I just feel like I’m in this thing alone.”
   • “I don’t feel like God cares about me personally—not really.”
   • “I don’t feel like my life has a purpose. In fact, it seems random.”
   • “I have destructive behaviors that keep dragging me down.”
   • “My soul feels dry.”
   • “My most important relationships are not working.”
   • “I don’t feel like I’m doing anything that will make a lasting difference.”

Do you see yourself in these statements? In my experience, these inner aches and pains correspond to seven primal God-given needs that all men feel deeply. And in Man Alive, I’ll show you something surprising—God’s plan to harness that raw, restless energy you feel, pull you out of mediocrity, and propel you toward the life you were meant to live. I promise you…there is a way. No man should have to settle for half alive. You can become the man God created you to be. You can experience a powerful life transformed by Christ. In the book you’re holding, I’ll show you how.  ~Patrick Morley, PhD.  

No man fails on purpose. Quite the opposite. When our feet hit the floor every morning, we're looking for a win.

But these are turbulent times to be a man. In gathering material for this audiobook, Morley interviewed many men. Their input was powerful. And transparent. They agreed that it's increasingly difficult to juggle all their responsibilities as men, husbands, fathers, friends, workers, churchmen, and citizens. As Nick put it, "It feels almost impossible to live out a biblical model of manhood."

We all feel it, don't we? Something about this world just isn't right. There are so many voices phishing to get inside our heads. It feels like we're being "hacked." Spiritually hacked.

No one understands what you're going through more than men's expert Patrick Morley, author of the landmark bestseller The Man in the Mirror, which has sold over 4 million copies. And now, Morley has put together a game plan so you can get that win you're looking for. The Christian Man is filled with powerful stories and refreshingly practical answers to questions like:

How can I lead a more balanced life?How can I have a deeper walk with God?What makes a great husband?How can I become a dad who makes a difference?How should I think about my work?What's the right way to deal with lust?

By the end of this must-listen book, you will know how to intentionally release the power of God on the issues that matter most to you. You'll be able to walk with confidence in the one identity that matters most: The Christian Man.

Assessments, exercises, discussion questions, and reading suggestions available in the audiobook companion PDF download.

Fearless takes you deep into SEAL Team Six, straight to the heart of one of it's most legendary operators. When Navy SEAL Adam Brown woke up on March 17, 2010, he didn't know he would die that night in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan--but he was ready. In a letter to his children, not meant to be seen unless the worst happened, "I'm not afraid of anything that might happen to me on this Earth, because I know no matter what, nothing can take my spirit from me.

But long before Adam Brown became a member of the elite SEAL Team Six--the counter terrorism unit that took down Osama bin Laden--there was a fun-loving country boy from Arkansas whose greatest goal had been to wear his high school's football jersey. An undersized daredevil, prone to jumping off roofs into trees and off bridges into lakes, Adam was a kid who broke his own bones but would never break a promise to his parents, until he grew older, and his family watched that appetite for risk draw him into a downward spiral that eventually landed him in jail.

FEARLESS is the story of a man of extremes, whose determination was fueled by faith, family, and the love of a woman. It's about a man who waged a war against his own worst impulses and persevered to reach the top tier of the U.S. military. Always the first to volunteer for the most dangerous assignments, Adam's final act of bravery led to the ultimate sacrifice.

FEARLESS is the intimate story of a devoted man who was an unlikely hero but a true warrior, described by all who knew him as just that--fearless.
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