Wild at Heart by John Eldredge
Discovering The Secret of a Man's Soul

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Every man was once a boy.  And every little has dreams, big dreams,  dreams of being the hero, of beating the bad guys, of doing daring feats and rescuing the damsel in distress. Every little girl has dreams, too: of being rescued by her prince and swept up into a great adventure, knowing that she is the beauty.

But what happens to those dreams when we grow up? Walk into most churches, have a look around, and ask yourself: What is a Christian man?  Without listening to what is said, look at what you find there. Most Christian men are . . . bored.

John Eldredge revises and updates his best-selling, renowned Christian classic, Wild at Heart, and in it invites men to recover their masculine heart, defined in the image of a passionate God. And he invites women to discover the secret of a man’s soul and to delight in the strength and wildness men were created to offer.  John Eldredge is the director of Ransomed Heart

 

About John Eldredge

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John is part of the leadership of Ransomed Heart, a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God, recover their own heart in his love, and learn to live in his Kingdom. John grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles. John earned his undergraduate degree in Theater at Cal Poly, and directed a theater company in Los Angeles for several years before moving to Colorado with Focus on the Family, where he taught at the Focus on the Family Insitute. John earned his master's degree in Counseling from Colorado Christian University, under the direction of Larry Crabb and Dan Allender. He worked as a counselor in private practice before launching Ransomed Heart in 2000. John and his wife Stasi live in Colorado Springs with their three sons
 
Published April 3, 2001 by Thomas Nelson. 257 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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John Eldredge has made it his mission to assist men in discovering a Christ-honoring, biblical roadmap to living out manhood as designed by God.

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BookPage

John Eldredge's bestseller Wild at Heart challenged men in particular to pursue an epic, active life with God that involved mind, soul and heart.

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Crosswalk.com

And if you’re male, says Eldredge in his latest offering The Way of the Wild Heart, so are you.

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Discerning Reader

John Eldredge's Wild at Heart is a runaway bestseller.

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Discerning Reader

A few months ago I mentioned on this site that I was reading John Eldredge's book Wild at Heart and intended to write a review of it.

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