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Eric Geiger shares "How to Ruin Your Life" in his latest book


Apr 2nd

Eric Geiger shares How to Ruin Your Life in his latest book

Nashville, Tennessee (April 3, 2018)—Almost every day it seems the news tells of another well-known leader, celebrity, coach, or ministry leader who was removed from a position of influence because of disqualifying behavior and lack of character and integrity. Just a few small selfish decisions can implode the reputation and integrity of even the best leaders.
In his latest book, How to Ruin Your Life: And Starting Over When You Do (April 3, 2018, B&H Publishing Group) Eric Geiger offers a sobering reminder that many great and godly people have imploded, and no one is above the risk.
Looking at the story of David, the leader of God’s people whose ruin culminated in adultery and murder, Geiger examines three qualities that weakened the foundation of David’s character and how they led to self-destruction. Readers will learn how to ruin to their lives (so they won’t), and also how to find hope if they do, as all of us need His grace, which David’s life modeled.
“If your life has not yet imploded, my prayer is that the Lord will use the first half of the book to serve as a warning and the second half of the book to motivate you with His grace,” Geiger writes. “If your life has imploded, my prayer is that you will walk away from the book with a helpful view of what happened to your heart and be filled with hope for your future.”
Geiger is the co-author of the bestselling church leadership book Simple Church and a senior vice president of Lifeway Christian Resources.
“It is incumbent upon Christian leaders everywhere to puncture the myth, ‘This could never happen to me’,” said Devin Maddox, B&H Book Publisher. “If we believe in sin, as the Bible teaches it, then we need to be reminded by messages like How to Ruin Your Life that we are all capable of moral collapse that we would never plan for ourselves.”
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Eric Geiger serves as Sr. Vice President at Lifeway Christian Resources, leading the Resources Division. Eric received his doctorate in leadership and church ministry from Southern Seminary. Eric has authored or co-authored several books including Creature of the Word and the bestselling church leadership book, Simple Church. His latest releases are Designed to Lead and How to Ruin Your Life.
Eric is married to Kaye, and they have two daughters: Eden and Evie. During his free time, Eric enjoys dating his wife, playing with his daughters, and shooting basketball.