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A Guide to Christian Ambition: Using Career, Politics, and Culture to Influence the World

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Hugh Hewitt has worked for and with people in some of the most powerful and influential positions in the country. He knows what is required to reach and thrive in such positions, and in this book he shares some of that valuable, hard-won knowledge.


A Guide to Christian Ambition provides readers with valuable insights, wisdom, personal experiences, and advice on how to rise
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 3rd 2006 by Thomas Nelson (first published February 29th 2000)
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Amy
Sep 22, 2013 Amy rated it it was ok
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A very practical read, good...and yet I am unsure. Haven't been so thrown by a book in a long time. Something doesn't sit right. Perhaps what I really want are some things explained better. WHY should the Christian seeking the world move to New York, DC, or LA? I get the principle of it, but what makes flipping burgers in New York or abroad any more powerful than in your hometown? Does having a small but good library really make you somehow more qualified than an extensive one? In the end, a use ...more
James Sosnoski
Nov 22, 2013 James Sosnoski rated it really liked it
Not the best written book in the world. It is, however, a departure from the standard evangelical rejection of power and influence being a good thing. It was refreshing to read a Christian author lauding ambition and recognizing that it is the duty of Christians to influence the culture. I would recommend.
Rachel
Jul 07, 2012 Rachel rated it really liked it
An excellent book about how Christians shouldn't sit back and let the world go to Hell in a hand-basket. Christians were never meant to sit idly by, but to be a light unto the world. The best way to be a light is to climb to the top of the ladder and a good, principled leader to the lost.
Steelman
There is a lot of good advice in this book for all that God calls to serve in any capacity in this world. There is also quite a bit of questionable advice that leads me to believe the author is seeking to justify the positional and career choices he has made. Read with some caution.
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