God can turn things around for anyone—including you! We've all experienced a time in life when it feels like the world is against us. Whether it's a financial setback, a breakup, or career that's gone off course, our first instinct is to give up and give in. In that moment, you need a comeback. It can be hard to find solid ground in the most challenging of times—but take heart! God is the master of comebacks and orchestrated the greatest turnaround of all—through Jesus, the Savior who was crucified and came back from the grave. Inside Your Comeback, you will find inspiration to turn your circumstances around as you learn about some of the most remarkable comeback stories of all time. You may have been knocked down, but you're not knocked out!
You May Be Down, but You're Not Out! Your future can include an amazing comeback story! This companion to Dr. Tony Evans's Your Comeback DVD is perfect for individual or group study. Find inspiration from biblical underdogs and modern-day sports heroes, and see how God has used those who are less than perfect to accomplish incredible feats. This workbook provides... brief passages from Tony's book Your Comeback key points and quotes from the DVD questions to promote reflection and conversation relevant Scripture passages to read and discuss activities for further personal study Learn to release your feelings of inadequacy and embrace the victory found in hope and redemption. Use this resource to find your purpose and begin your comeback today!
A diehard pilot, a dedicated son, a devoted father, arrested, assaulted and abandoned in the mental asylum then what happens is unexpected… It is the tale of trials, tribulations and triumph of the indefatigable human spirit against all odds. The spirit that refuses to bow down in subservience to injustice and raises its head in reverence to itself.
On the field of life, we all experience setbacks—bad decisions, job loss, divorce, health problems. Even countries around the world have experienced an economic setback due to the recession. Though we all experience setbacks, no one wants to take a step back. The good news is that a comeback is possible for anyone. Rick McDaniel will show you causes for your setbacks and lessons you can learn from them. He will help you to get ready for your comeback and guide you to the components and steps needed to make it happen. Along the way, he will share many inspiring stories of comebacks. Too many people allow their setback to be a step back. McDaniel will teach you setbacks do not control your life. If you have experienced a setback and are ready for your comeback, then this is for you.
STRONG, WISER, BETTER An Essential Guide for Reentering, Reinventing, or Rebooting Your Career at Any Age So many women hit their 40s or 50s and realize: it's time for a career change. Maybe you're yearning to try something new, or you're sensing that layoffs are coming and you need a backup plan. Perhaps you paused, or downsized your career to raise children, and you're ready to rejoin the workforce. How do you reboot, relaunch, return to, or reinvent a career at age 40? Or 50? Or 60? And how can you create a career and life that will provide you with purpose and financial security for years to come? In Comeback Careers, New York Times bestselling author and co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe Mika Brzezinski and her sister-in-law Ginny Brzezinski have teamed up toshow you that career reinvention is possibleat any age. You have the skills, experience,and maturity; it's time to own them. For thisbook, Mika and Ginny interviewed dozens ofcareer-changers working in a variety of fields,from finance to academics to the arts. Theyshare successful relaunchers' secrets to overcomingobstacles, both internal and external, andtheir step-by-step processes and candid advice.They also reveal key strategies from top jobcoaches, résumé-writers, and LinkedIn experts,tailored to the special challenges of mid-careerjobseekers. It's time to rewrite the narrative. You are stronger, wiser, and better at the midpoint, and Comeback Careers is a roadmap to your career reinvention and fulfillment.
Feeling like you've blown it? Reached the point of no return? That your life hasn't gone as planned? If so, you are not alone. We all know what it feels like to have life disappoint us and not work out as we'd hoped. We all know what it's like to long for something different, something better, and something more... This six-session video study (DVD/digital video sold separately) shows us how God can use our messes and still make a masterpiece. Drawing on his own experiences and pivotal Bible stories, Louie Giglio, pastor and author of Don't Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table, shows how God is all about comebacks. Samson had blown it repeatedly; nevertheless, he experiences tremendous triumph at the end of his life. The prodigal son, as Jesus describes him, returns home in disgrace only to be welcomed by his father with open arms. The list goes on: Joseph, Moses, and Peter all experienced comebacks. Jesus himself performed the greatest comeback of all by rising from the dead. God is in the business of giving fresh starts, and His plans will always prevail, even when our plans don't. For the times when we feel like our lives are in the garbage, and it's hard to see God's plan, this study guide will help you see: How God uses our circumstances to strengthen us and fulfill his good plan. How to respond in spirit when our dreams are dashed. How Jesus' life, death, resurrection, and ascension is not only enough to save us but also to sustain us. No matter what kind of disappointment or grief or pain or trouble or heartache we encounter, God always offers a new beginning, a change of heart, and a powerful spiritual turnaround. Our current circumstances do not get the final say in our lives. God does. Designed for use with The Comeback Video Study (sold separately).
Have you ever experienced a devastating setback in your life? Maybe you have struggled in marriage or family, perhaps your finances have taken a catastrophic blow. All of us encounter difficulties that can be both painful and seemingly impossible to overcome. When your hopes and dreams have turned into a nightmare, it may seem that your life is over. But, God is in the business of resurrecting dead visions. It does not matter if your setback seems insurmountable, don't take a step back, because God has already prepared your comeback. Comeback and Beyond, the new book from acclaimed author, Tim Storey, has the answers, strategies and motivation you must have to turn your tragedy into triumph. You will discover insights from the amazing turnarounds of some of the world's most prominent winners, and the specific steps they took to experience a full-blown comeback, better and stronger than ever before. Get ready to experience new hope and a renewed passion for the ultimate life that God has meant for you. It's time for your comeback!
Your ultimate guide to overcoming losses and injuries and achieving greatness--on and off the field. Leading sports psychologist Jim Afremow, author of The Champion's Mind, knows what makes good athletes great, especially when they come back to win after facing devastating injuries, tough obstacles, or seemingly insurmountable odds. Making a comeback isn't just about raw talent or athletic ability--it's the mental game that counts most. In The Champion's Comeback, he offers winning strategies for athletes of any age or skill level to get mentally psyched for competition, quickly rebound after a loss, and overcome injuries (and the fear of re-injury). Afremow explores the psychology of commitment and shows you how to develop the core confidence of repeat champions. Featuring unique tips and advice, including guided imagery scripts, easy-to-follow mental training exercises, and motivating stories of famous "comeback" athletes, The Champion’s Comeback is the ultimate athlete's handbook, encouraging you to not only stay in the game but also achieve greatness, no matter what.
Have you ever longed for a comeback? We all know what it feels like to have life disappoint us and not work out as we’d hoped. We all know what it’s like to long for something different, something better, something more. The Comeback celebrates new beginnings. It offers encouragement and perspective, and it’s for you if you feel frustrated or confused, if you’re sorrowing or in pain, if you’ve made mistakes or are grieving, if you’re disappointed or feel as though life doesn’t make sense. The good news is that God is in the business of giving fresh starts to people. He gives hope to the hopeless. Direction to the directionless. Help to those who need help. God is always good, all the time, and God’s plans will always prevail, even when our plans don’t. God already knows what the solutions are. No matter what kind of disappointment or grief or pain or trouble or heartache you encounter, God always offers a new beginning, a change of heart, or a powerful spiritual turnaround. God offers the way forward, and his pathways are always good. Your current circumstances will not get the final say in your life. God is the God of the comeback, no matter what kind of challenge you’re facing. And your story can become a great comeback story too.
A job search used to be a dreary process of mailing resumes, making calls, scheduling interviews, and suffering rejection until you took the first thing that came along. Well, the employment quest has changed along with everything else. Here's how to take advantage of being a skilled, available professional in a hot job market. J. Thomas Buck, William R. Matthews and Robert N. Leech pool their considerable experience as career development consultants to cover the entire landscape of job hunting in this detailed workbook of 101 exercises. Though written clearly and conversationally, the book is not simplistic. The authors ask thought-provoking questions as they take you through the job search process. Even if you've been in the business world for years, you will find this guide valuable since it harnesses the whirlwind of today's ever-changing corporate climate. getAbstract recommends this book to anyone embarking on a job search and to human resources professionals.
Christopher Hopkins first became known as “The Makeover Guy” during his two appearances in Oprah’s over-50 makeover shows. Since then, he has dedicated his talents and passion for fashion, makeup, and hair care to this booming audience of women. In Staging Your Comeback, Hopkins champions women over 45, teaching them how to command attention by looking and feeling great. With compassion and brutal honesty, Hopkins tackles and rectifies problems that women face as they age. Hopkins’s simple tips and tricks help women create their own self-expression and turnaround common mistakes they make in fashion and hair and skin care. Some topics include: Gray or nay? Your ideal hair color Working with over-40 skin Discover your image profile Second-act ground rules Your ideal silhouette When symmetry goes south Myths and misconceptions Long hair in act two: Does it work? Managing curl What you need to know about undergarments Fads, trends, and classics