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Hardcover
222 pages
Nov 2009
Baker Books

Do Something!

by Miles McPherson

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Review:

In the introduction to Do Something!, ex-NFL player Miles McPherson says, “The world needs you. It’s broken.” He then goes through thirty devotional chapters to inspire, inform, and help you, the reader, get in touch with God so you can follow Christ’s command in Matthew 28:19-20: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations… teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.”

McPherson uses well-told, real-life stories (all with biblical correlations), and plenty of Scripture to make you feel like the special person God intended you to be. He draws examples from the world of sports, but also from his family experiences, his business dealings, his travels, and his interactions with other folks, both Christians and non-Christians. At the end of each chapter is a challenge to help others, along with a helpful prayer.

Do Something! is a wonderful and practical book that offers useful advice in many areas of life. It focuses on personal discipline, quiet time with the Lord, self-fulfillment, witnessing, and being alert to opportunities to use one’s spiritual gifts. Anyone looking to strengthen faith or get closer to God will be much better off having read this book. – Matt Maine, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com

Book Jacket:

You want your life to count--but how? By choosing to DO Something for others. This practical book guides each of us to discover what we were uniquely created to do--become Jesus' hands and feet on earth . . . and change the world.

The world needs you. It's broken. Your neighbors are in desperate need of a helping hand. If you're not content to cruise through life, it's up to you to DO Something!

Transparent and insightful, Miles McPherson tells it like it is as he shares from his own experience as an ambitious professional football player turned pastor who had to learn things the hard way. With powerful true stories of everyday people making a difference and illustrations from the life of Christ, Miles takes you through the 5 P's of making your life count: preparation, purpose, pain, power, and passion. Then he offers practical suggestions for living out your faith in a way that impacts the lives of others.