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Called to Create

A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate, and Risk
Lu par : Jim Denison
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We were created by an infinitely creative God to reflect his love and character to the world. One way we do that is by continuing his creative work.

In this energizing book, serial entrepreneur and best-selling author Jordan Raynor helps artists, entrepreneurs, writers, and other creatives re-imagine our work as service to God and others, addressing such penetrating questions as:

  • Is my work as a creative really as God-honoring as that of a pastor or missionary?
  • What does it look like to create a name for myself but to glorify God and serve others?
  • How can I use my work to fulfill Jesus' command to create disciples?
  • Will what I make today matter in eternity?

To answer these questions, Raynor shares compelling stories from an eclectic group of more than 40 Christian entrepreneurs, including the founders of Toms Shoes, Charity: Water, Chick-fil-A, In-N-Out Burger, Guinness, HTC, and Sevenly, as well as nontraditional entrepreneurs such as C. S. Lewis, Johann Sebastian Bach, and J. R. R. Tolkien. Raynor's "show"-rather-than-"tell", story-driven style makes you feel as if you are sitting at the feet of some of the godliest and most successful entrepreneurs of all time.

Perfectly poised to reach today's growing creative class, this unique work restores God's position as the first entrepreneur, helping listeners see the eternal value in the work they do today.

©2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc. (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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  • 10/01/2018

A book for all entrepreneurs

This book reviews how to create for God and his glory instead of for yourself.

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  • PJ
  • 07/11/2017

A New Classic

I’ve read a lot of books about creativity (The Artisan Soul, Culture Making, Every Good Endevour, etc.) and I was a little concerned this would just say the same things as those, but Jordan really adds a lot of unique perspective to his stories.

I was also happy to find myself enjoying the entrepreneurial side of this book far more than I thought I would. I never saw myself as one, but now I see that all creatives are entrepreneurs as well.

Since reading it, it’s subtley changed the way I do business, strengthening my calling and identity in what I’m called to do as a creative and business owner.

I’d highly recommend this book. It will become a new classic for a modern era.

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  • C. Devlin
  • 06/03/2019

Must read!

definitely a must read book! I've listened to it twice now and keep adding bookmarks and I'm excited about the third reading. Even my boys are enjoying it and enjoying the thoughts of creating

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  • RKRPCTech
  • 05/02/2019

A Must For All Christians

This is an excellent book. I am a Christian Entrepreneur. I purchased the book and the audio. This is a must read and a must listen.

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  • 28/12/2018

Made in His Image

God is the ultimate creator and since we are made in His image we too have endless capacity for creativity. It comes in all shapes and forms, but is valuable in every iteration. This book is good for someone needing to reconnect with what it means to create and why they should be willing to pursue what they were called to create.

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  • 16/11/2018

My work can be an offering to the Lord

This book will help renew your mind so that you can transform your work into something meaningful to bless others.

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  • Tracy Henderson
  • 01/11/2018

Raving Fan!

This book resonated with me in so many ways that I was compelled to give several as gifts. And they have since been moved and changed by its message and call! Thank you Jordan!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02/09/2018

Must Read for how to serve God through your work

You will discover a freedom to use your talents and passions in serving others in love through your work. Jordan does a great job tying together scripture with real world practical advice, encouragement, and questions to help you align your passions and talents with where God is leading you to serve others in love. Jordan also uses powerful and entertaining stories to illustrate and support his practical advice and encouragement.

Do yourself a favor and take the time to answer the questions posed to you throughout the book. That's how you will find a breakthrough for yourself.

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  • Michelle
  • 21/08/2018

I prayed for this book!

I was searching everywhere for something that God says about my being an entrepreneur. I've grown so much through Jordan's words and I will be forever grateful!
thank you!

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  • Isak Prytz
  • 17/08/2018

Loved the book

I loved listening to this book! It has so many good stories and revelations. Exactly the kind of book I hoped it would be!