Wayne Cordeiro is the founding pastor of New Hope Christian Fellowship in Honolulu, Hawaii, which has a weekend attendance of more than 14,500. Wayne is a church planter at heart, having planted more than 108 churches in the Pacific Rim countries of the Philippines, Japan, Australia, and Myanmar. He has also planted churches in Hawaii, California, Montana, Washington, and Nevada. He is the author of eleven books, and he and his wife, Anna, have three married children and four grandchildren. They split their time between Hawaii and Eugene, Oregon, where they have a family farm.
Larry Osborne is a teaching pastor at North Coast Church in northern San Diego County. North Coast is widely recognized as one of the most influential and innovative churches in America. Osborne speaks extensively on the subjects of leadership and spiritual formation. His books include Sticky Teams, Sticky Church, 10 Dumb Things Smart Christians Believe, and Spirituality for the Rest of Us. He and his wife, Nancy, live in Oceanside, California.
I am going to take my staff through this book! It's a great book on spiritual growth and sifting. We all need to learn that difficulty, hardship, tough times help us grow closer to... Read morePublished 9 days ago by MIchael McCartney
I will be putting this book into the hands of every church leader that I ever work with again! I honestly have to say it is the most helpful book I have ever read! Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alisa N Richards
Many Christian workers feel overworked or wonder if they are burning out. Cordeiro shows how the sifting process can be an instrument in God's hand to make us better in the end.Published 4 months ago by Dennis Nordine
Every leader head to read this book! It present practical, biblical insight that help in the process of development through situations that at times are out of ones control. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Chuck Allen
I have read many of Cordeiro's books and this one stood out to me for some reason. Probably because of where my life journey is at the moment. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Bud77
Every two years I book in for a full physical medical check-up, especially now as I get older. My need for a more regular spiritual and relationship check-up is just as important. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Darren Cronshaw
Wayne encourages, challenges and sets life into perspective the realities of tough circumstances. Whether we created them or they were pressed upon us, Wayne explains how do you... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Nathan Brown
The first 50 pages are worth the price of admission. Everything later is good too, but the meat of this book is in the first few chapters. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Bruce W. Young