Do Hard Things

Do Hard Things

A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations

Book - 2008
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A generation stands on the brink of a "rebelution."

"Most people don't expect you to understand what we're going to tell you in this book. And even if you understand, they don't expect you to care. And even if you care, they don't expect you to do anything about it. And even if you do something about it, they don't expect it to last. We do." - Alex and Brett

Do Hard Things is the Harris twins' revolutionary message in its purest and most compelling form, giving readers a tangible glimpse of what is possible for teens who actively resist cultural lies that limit their potential.

Combating the idea of adolescence as a vacation from responsibility, the authors weave together biblical insights, history, and modern examples to redefine the teen years as the launching pad of life. Then they map out five powerful ways teens can respond for personal and social change.

Written by teens for teens, Do Hard Things is packed with humorous personal anecdotes, practical examples, and stories of real-life rebelutionaries in action. This rallying cry from the heart of an already-happening teen revolution challenges a generation to lay claim to a brighter future, starting today.

Now includes:
-- A new introduction from the authors, "Looking Back, Looking Ahead"
-- Questions (and Stories) To Get You Started
-- A list of 100 Hard Things to help inspire you
-- A study guide for personal or group use
Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colo. : Multnomah Books, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781601421128
1601421125
Call Number: 248.83 HARRIS
Characteristics: xiv, 241 p. ; 21 cm
Subjects: Adolescent psychology.
Expectation (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Self-actualization (Psychology) in adolescence.
Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Additional Contributors: Harris, Brett 1988-

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EmilyBoban Oct 02, 2014

An amazing, game-changing book! Thank-you so much Emmy Larison for recommending this wonderful title to me!

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picklepepper26
Sep 03, 2013

This book changed my life! I recommend it to everybody of every age, even if their not teens or not parents of teens! I loved this book and it made me want to do so much more with my life! I don't want to waste my teen years just goofing off! Thank you so much Alex and Brett!

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alpca4118
Nov 16, 2012

Every teenager and every parent ought to read this book. 5 star rating!

Elizabeth_L_W Jan 25, 2012

This book is so incredibly good! 100 times better than I could have ever expected! Excellent! I wish every person in the world could read this! It showed me where I'm lacking and what needs changed in my life. One of the best books of all time! I HIGHLY recommend it!

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White_Dog_28
May 16, 2011

A great book. Very inspiring. Made me want to do more.

etillery Mar 23, 2011

Teens, if you're tired of wasting your life on worldly pursuits and want to make your life count for something more, start with this book. This book will challenge you to do exactly what the title says: Hard Things. Things that can change your community and do good, and to rise above mediocre, MTV expectations most people have for teens today. 5 stars, pick this book up today!

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Maretzki
Aug 19, 2010

This is a great and inspiring book for teenagers.

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