Still Standing : 8 Winning Strategies for Facing Tough Times
Author: James Merritt
Everybody faces tough times. No one gets a free pass from those make-or-break moments that lead to character development, achievement, and fulfillment.
The Bible is replete with stories of people who faced tough times and stood firm in their faith. From these stories, James Merritt uncovers guiding principles and winning strategies to help us face our own challenges and find victory in the midst of adversity. Examples include:
When life threatens to trip us up, push us over, or knock us down, we can stand tall. Still Standing points the way toward a life of freedom, joy, and victory as we discover God’s winning strategies for tackling tough times head-on.
Reading Still Standing brings to mind words like inspiring, encouraging, insightful, and practical. And it is an easy read. My dear friend James Merritt speaks from his heart and the Word of God in this excellent work. I gladly give my commendation to this fine book.”
Daniel L. Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
In a world where pastors often see each other as competition, James Merritt stands tall as a kingdom-minded visionary. Still Standing is an encouraging and inspiring book for those facing tough times from a man who practices what he preaches.”
Andy Stanley, senior pastor, North Point Ministries
Perseverance. Keep on going on. Keep making and keeping the commitments of life. God uses the hard seasons in our ministries to teach us perseverance. My friend, James Merritt, challenges us to persevereeven in difficulty in our churches and in our lives. Pick up a copy of Still Standing, read it, and keep going for His glory!”
James MacDonald, senior pastor, Harvest Bible Chapel and author of Vertical Church
When James Merritt speaks I love to listen, and in this excellent book, James speaks words you will hear gladly. In a day filled with unprecedented turmoil and trouble, along comes a book filled with powerful principles to help you take life’s toughest body blows and still be standing at the end of the day. If you are hurting, hopeless, or feel helpless, this is the book for you!”
Greg Laurie, senior pastor, Harvest Christian Fellowship
One of the greatest leadership secrets is the ability to see around the bend in the road of life and make the necessary adjustments for future success. In Still Standing, Dr. James Merritt has provided to us the principles upon which to build our lives and the practices necessary to get us through the inevitable tough times coming to this generation. Read it today; reap tomorrow! Study it now; succeed for a lifetime!”
Dr. James O. Davis, cofounder of Billion Soul, Orlando, Florida
Life can be difficult, but there is always hope for a better future. James Merritt has written a great book that is both insightful and inspiring. It will lift your spirit and help you keep going!”
Dan Reiland, executive pastor, 12Stone Church, and author of Amplified Leadership
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
160Pages / Publication Date: 20120901
About The Author: James Merritt (PhD) is a pastor, author, and host of the Touching Lives television program, seen nationwide and in 122 countries. Previously, he served as a two-term president of America's largest Christian denomination. As a national voice on faith and leadership, Merritt has been interviewed by outlets including Time, Fox News, and 60 Minutes. He resides with his family outside Atlanta, GA.
James Merritt (PhD) is a pastor, author, and host of the Touching Lives television program, seen nationwide and in 122 countries. Previously, he served as a two-term president of America's largest Christian denomination. As a national voice on faith and leadership, Merritt has been interviewed by outlets including Time, Fox News, and 60 Minutes. He resides with his family outside Atlanta, GA.