Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make a Difference by Max Lucado challenges followers of Christ to reach beyond their differences to change the world. The story unfolds with the fable of finding Father Benjamin. A sea-captain travels to remote islands in search of Father Benjamin. The captain sees that while one island is filled with poverty and sickness another island is successful and thriving. Yet, how can this be? This fable illustrates how we can outlive our lives.
Max uses both biblical and current applications of Christ’s command to demonstrate love-in-action to our neighbor – feeding, clothing and comforting: showing hospitality is where it all begins. He also addresses how wrong thinking hinders change. Max Lucado’s solution: applying biblical principles to everyday life by following the biblical examples of Jesus Christ.
This book is the bridge for believers to move from being a hearer of the Word of God to a doer. The advice and examples are practical and easy to do: just pray, listen and be available. Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make a Difference is clear, concise guide to becoming an ambassador of Christ. The language is vivid and the imagery is memorable.
If you have ever wondered or desired to know your purpose, Max Lucado has made it plain, easy to read and understand, and at times humorous. Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make a Difference will change the way you see the world.