Destined to Win
- How to Embrace Your God-Given Identity and Realize Your Kingdom Purpose
- Narrated by: Kris Vallotton
- Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 10-01-17
- Language: English
- Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Christians are often told that they were born with a purpose that reaches beyond their human strivings, but most are not sure how to break past the daily struggles holding them back, much less how to fully step into their callings.
As a pastor and the cofounder of the Bethel School of Ministry, Kris Vallotton has been teaching Christians all over the world how to walk in wholeness and purpose for more than 17 years. In Destined to Win, he passes on the lessons that will help readers discover who they really are, overcome destructive behaviors, and become equipped for their kingdom purposes.
Confronting the challenges that limit Christians - such as living shackled by past pain, fear, and unforgiveness - Vallotton offers practical solutions to the often complex problems that undermine their destinies and derail their purposes. With personal stories and biblical teaching, Destined to Win combines practical wisdom and profound revelation to unlock the latent potential present in each person.
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By Levi Johnson on 08-02-17
Lives Up to Its' Title
What did you love best about Destined to Win?
Having sat under the teaching of Kris for years in Bethel Church, I've appreciated his simple and blunt, yet humble style of communication. Destined to Win continues in his genuine vein of imparting truths designed to being awareness and freedom to ones life, which implicitly gives people permission to be human, yet calls them to nobility. I love this about his words, and this book.
What other book might you compare Destined to Win to and why?
I might compare Destined to Win with The 8th Habit by Stephen R. Covey, in that they both focus on helping individuals and organizations maximize their innate potential, but Destined to Win is much more explicit about the role God plays in making this happen.
Which scene was your favorite?
Kris's candid admission of his personal style of external processing was one of my favorites. In addition, his discussion of the Nobility "bus", or group of people helped me to to discover my voice in a new way. Now I realize why it often has taken extra work for me to connect with others. Learning about this is very cathartic and helps me to see that I need to put forth more effort to connect with others of my "tribe", and gives me hope that there is a group of people to which I belong, dispelling the notion that I'm alone.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
Yes. It's mix of principles with concrete stories and illustrations made it relatable and interesting, although to get the most out of the book there are certain question posed by Kris which one might be interested in answering to discover more about themselves and their organization.
Any additional comments?
It's a strong book that was certainly worth the purchase price, especially since I'm Christian and am cut from the same clothe as Bethel Church. However, this does not preclude others from getting a lot out of Destined to Win since his simple and direct language doesn't use too much "Christianese."
I would add that the ending, though valuable, is not a strong finish. I look for books to have a strong, memorable ending, but Destined to Win unfortunately neglects this formality of writing. This mistake notwithstanding, if read and applied, this book would surely change the life of anyone who read it and give them the tools and courage to change their world.
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By Carol E. Ruggiero on 20-02-17
A winner it is!
The title perfecttly describes the book. The reading by the author also adds meaning and passion. This is more than just a reading. It is an experience. It is kingdom excellence! It teaches us to grow.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful