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The Great Investment: Balancing. Faith, Family and Finance to Build a Rich Spiritual Life

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Bishop T. D. Jakes, preacher, author, motivator, and entrepreneur, is one of the most respected and influential voices in the country today. Now, in The Great Investment, Bishop Jakes gives readers the blueprint for balanced successful living. He explains how the triad of faith, family and finance is the cornerstone of a life of moral successsuccess based on God’s plan.Fa ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 5th 2002 by Berkley (first published March 5th 2000)
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Jennifer Robb
Jan 17, 2016 Jennifer Robb rated it liked it
I think the author has some good points particularly in the finance section, but he does tend to fall closer to the prosperity preacher in some of his comments, despite his protests to the contrary.

I wish his snippets of advice were not just scattered in boxes throughout the chapter, but also brought all together in a list form at the end of the section for easy reference. It's easy to miss the advice since it's in boxes by itself and unlike most books, the copy in those boxes is not just a mem
Melissa Omolo
Dec 25, 2015 Melissa Omolo rated it it was amazing
This book is wonderful. It made me see the importance of having these three bags in the journey of having a fulfilling life;Faith,Family and Finance. There have been times I could have focused on one bag at the expense of the rest, but I am challenged to strike a good balance... Balancing is key.I have been really encouraged that even though I may have missed many years and many opportunities to invest, it's never too late to begin and change my life for the better. With God it's never too late ...more
Aug 28, 2014 Gwen rated it really liked it
This is the first book I've read by the author. Great practical advice.
Mar 12, 2009 Evelyn added it
I really enjoyed reading this book. This was my first TD Jakes book and I am now one of his biggest fans. The book was practical and down to earth with many suggestions on how to live a more prosperous life.
Coach B-Lock
Oct 09, 2009 Coach B-Lock rated it really liked it
A great way to manage your life!!!

Bishop Jakes deals with the 3 major components of life and exposes the truth in a way that you will have to agree with
Morena Caleb
Dec 14, 2012 Morena Caleb rated it it was amazing
Building a rich spiritual life is what I am about. I found many wonderful suggestions. It was good food for thought.
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Jun 28, 2013 Pam Beaton rated it really liked it
Good Stuff! You don't have to read the entire book to get out of it what you need.
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Not good. Boring.
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Bishop T.D. Jakes is the author of the bestsellers God's Leading Lady; The Lady, Her Lover and Her Lord; Maximize the Moment; The Great Investment; His Lady; Woman, Thou art Loosed (the film of which won the Best Film Award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival) and He-Motions. His daily morning show The Potter's Touch and weekly broadcast The Potter's House air on Trinity Broadcasting Network and Bl ...more
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