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The Busy Christian's Guide to Busyness [Kindle Edition]

Tim Chester
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Do you say 'yes' to requests when really you mean to say 'no'? Do you feel permanently trapped by your 24/7 lifestyle? While offering practical help to busy Christians, Tim Chester also opts for root-and-branch treatment: you need to deal radically wi

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'... gets to the heart of why we are too busy, and unmasks the deceptions that drive our behaviours.' -- Paul Valler, former Finance and Operations Director, Hewlett-Packard Ltd

From the Publisher

If God is offering us his liberating rest and peace, then why do we insist on a treadmill existence? 24/7 living comes at a cost. Often the answer is to examine our hearts and see what is really driving us. This book will stir and challenge you.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 261 KB
  • Print Length: 260 pages
  • Publisher: IVP (17 Dec. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #371,569 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Dr Tim Chester is a director of the Porterbrook Institute which provides affordable, Bible-college level training for church leadership and missional church in the context of your ministry ( He is a leader of The Crowded House, a church planting network ( He blogs at He has previously been Research and Policy Director for Tearfund UK and a part-time lecturer in missiology. He is the author of a number of books and series editor of The Good Book Guides (The Good Book Company). He is married with two daughters.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Feeling too busy 29 Dec. 2013
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A refreshingly helpful book helping challenge the causes of feeling too busy - challenging but very helpful. Even reading it brought a feeling of calm.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Well worth a read! 25 Jun. 2013
By Beth
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A great read for anyone feeling busy! It doesn't just have practical tips, but relates it to God's word. It helps you to stop wishing for more time to do things and helps to challenge your thinking about what you need to do and who you're doing it for.
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By ARBrown
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My friend loved this book.bought it as a birthday present for him to read on his commute to work I think he read it within the week
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent read 21 Feb. 2014
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The author writes wish such clarity. I found the book thought provoking and very thorough and full of wisdom for everyday life.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great book! 10 May 2012
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This book was a really useful guide to think about why you're busy and how to prioritise your work schedule.
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