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Dream Big, Think Small Living an Extraordinary Life One Day at a Time

by Jeff Manion

Dream Big, Think Small Living an Extraordinary Life One Day at a Time Synopsis

How do you build a life of significance? As pastor and writer Jeff Manion shares in Dream Big, Think Small, truly great lives are built on the foundation of a holy redundancy-a persistence and determination to move faithfully in the right direction. Dream Big, Think Small will provide: The plan for extraordinary living for ordinary life. Big dreams are achievable through steady progress over time. The motivation you need to stick with it for the long haul. The tools necessary for passionate longevity. You can faithfully lead, serve and love others over a lifetime without sacrificing your passion. So many believers want their lives to count, but they are impatient with the slow pace at which goodness grows. Many of us struggle to embrace the faithfulness required to show up day after day after day. In Dream Big, Think Small Manion helps to reveal the joy in the small, seemingly inconsequential actions you take every day. Ultimately, you will learn how small persistent steps lead to tremendous and lasting results. Filled with Manion's trademark inspiring stories and insightful biblical teaching, Dream Big, Think Small challenges you to explore the spiritual prescription of steady faithfulness. Following the principles of perseverance, intentionality, and discipline outlined in this book, you will see lasting and astonishing results in your spiritual health, within your marriage and family, in the quality of your work, and in a more authentic ability to honor God with your life.

Dream Big, Think Small Living an Extraordinary Life One Day at a Time Press Reviews

Dream Big, Think Small advocates for a new way of thinking, and I couldn't love Jeff 's approach more. His idea that big dreams are anchored in small life-giving habits has changed the way I think about achieving goals. With a storyteller's flair and a knack for providing takeaways you can actually use, this book will surely inspire you to be faithful in the commonplace because that is where the magic happens. * -Mandy Arioto, President and CEO of MOPS International * In a world where success outpaces character and people become famous overnight, Dream Big, Think Small is a clarion call to the kingdom of consistency, an invitation to a life of faithfulness over the long haul. Read this, live this, and your life will become fruitful in every season. * -Steve Carter, Willow Creek Community Church Teaching Pastor and author of This Invitational Life * The ideas in this book are both completely countercultural and utterly refreshing. We live in an era of `superhero' stories, but Jeff 's book makes it clear: The real heroes are the humble, the consistent, and the everyday faithful. I love this book. * -Brant Hansen, radio host and author of Unoffendable * Jeff draws from a deep well of biblical wisdom and compelling illustrations in his latest book: Dream Big, Think Small. Most significantly to me, he is living what he is inviting us to experience. As I read, I was inspired to pursue an extraordinary life with Jesus one day at a time. * -Todd Harper, President at Generous Giving and author of Abundant: Experiencing the Incredible Journey of Generosity * Dream Big, Think Small is a refreshing back-to-the-heart look at a fruitful life. I personally was challenged, then encouraged through Jeff 's chewable lessons of how God hides miracles in the common places. * -Dr. Wayne Cordeiro, New Hope Oahu * Jeff drops the checkered flag and proves once again that the turtle wins. * -Brad Formsma, bestselling author of I Like Giving and the founder of a movement that inspires people to live generously through stories * My friend Jeff Manion reveals the truth about what it looks like to live a life of lasting significance. Jeff has lived a life of faithfulness, and I'm so grateful he has shared this journey with us in the pages of Dream Big, Think Small. Jeff gives us a beautiful vision for the joy that comes from living with intention. * -Shauna Niequist, author of Bread & Wine and Present Over Perfect *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780310328575
Publication date: 31st January 2017
Author: Jeff Manion
Publisher: Zondervan
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages
Categories: Christian life & practice, Christian spirituality & religious experience,

About Jeff Manion

Jeff Manion ( is the senior pastor of Ada Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he has served for over thirty years, and is the author of The Land Between and Satisfied. His great joy is digging deeply into Scripture and passionately teaching the story of the Bible in a clear and relevant way. Jeff enjoys running, cycling, and hiking. He and his wife, Chris, have three adult children.

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