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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (275 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Bill Hybels Narrator: Larry Black Publisher: HarperCollins Christian Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2007 ISBN: 9780310277361
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What is the one aspect of this broken world that, when you see it, touch it, get near it, you just can’t stand? Very likely, that firestorm of frustration reflects your holy discontent, a reality so troubling that you are thrust off the couch and into the game. It’s during these defining times when your eyes open to the needs surrounding you and your heart hungers to respond that you hear God say, “I feel the same way about this problem. Now, let’s go solve it together!” Bill Hybels invites you to consider the dramatic impact your life will have when you allow your holy discontent to fuel instead of frustrate you. Using examples from the Bible, his own life, and the experiences of others, Hybels shows how you can find and feed your personal area of holy discontent, fight for it when things get risky, and follow it when it takes a mid-course turn. As you live from the energy of your holy discontent, you’ll fulfill your role in setting what is wrong in this world right! Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mary Thompson | 2/12/2014

    " easy read. not so easy to take a risk. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Peris Yula | 1/27/2014

    " This amazing book changed my viewpoint of many things in life,especially as a Christian.I highly recommend it for anyone viewing themselves as a trail blazer,agent of change,pace setter,pioneer,or simply anyone settling for nothing but excellence,excellence,excellence in all spheres of life. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dayton | 1/17/2014

    " One of the ongoing questions I hear asked is How do I know what my passion is? Bill Hybels has the best explanation I've heard (or read) yet! Check it out and see what Popeye has to do with it while you're at it! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Chris Krycho | 1/10/2014

    " Decent, but nothing particularly moving. For a longer review, see here. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jay Risner | 1/2/2014

    " Could have been a lot better. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 12/26/2013

    " This book is a great source of encouragement for people who are experiencing what the author calls a "firestorm of frustration." Hybels encourages you to find something you just can't stand, and seek God for direction to help solve it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Justin | 12/1/2013

    " The first third is a little slow and not useful, but the last two thirds are both more practical and more inspiring. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chris | 11/16/2013

    " Great Book, very inspiring! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Debbie | 9/25/2013

    " Just finished it this week - good examples of people making a difference in the world. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mark | 9/17/2013

    " great book. not hard to read and very thought provoking. bill hybels always is a great read and if you like anything he's written you'll like this as well "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jill | 7/5/2013

    " A good book, but nothing I hadn't heard from Bill Hybels in numerous other talks. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Michael | 7/2/2013

    " Interesting idea, that identifying the things that most disturb us is a clue to where God can most effectively use us. But this is essentially an article's worth of material, painfully stretched to book length. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 John Caves | 6/22/2013

    " Great concept and I love the easy to remember premise. When you say, that all I can stands, I can't stands no more" about something. God is giving you a problem to solve. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bonnie | 3/6/2013

    " Got me to thinking about what is my holy discontent. Great book about what difference you are to make in the world. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Daryl Watts | 2/3/2013

    " Not earthshattering, but decent. Good for anyone who needs a passion boost. Chapter on magnetic living and the fundamental state was best for me. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Lisa Currier | 1/4/2013

    " Assigned reading for a mission trip. While there were some wonderful points made, I didn't like the writing style. I felt spoken down to and I thought the author was at times very prideful. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Angela | 7/15/2012

    " if the remaining chapters were as good as the first, this would be an epic book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tyler | 6/25/2012

    " Great encouragement on finding your passion. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mhelmic | 4/6/2012

    " Really gets you thinking about what God has impassioned me for but I need to remember that whatever I'm doing, as long as I'm doing it with God and for God, I can make a difference in the world. My relationship with Him is first and foremost. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Adam | 2/15/2012

    " While some may feel this book was nothing more than a glorified article, it put into words the desires I have long felt. It helped me reignite the passion that drove me to ministry in the first place. This piece struck a chord with something deep within me. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Denise | 11/24/2011

    " Had some good points. Enjoyed the stories of real people who followed their passions. Would probably be best as a group study, where things could be delved into more deeply and discussed. Pretty light and quick reading. (No offense to Bill Hybels whom I admire.) "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Denise | 6/19/2011

    " Had some good points. Enjoyed the stories of real people who followed their passions. Would probably be best as a group study, where things could be delved into more deeply and discussed. Pretty light and quick reading. (No offense to Bill Hybels whom I admire.) "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Michael | 5/7/2011

    " Interesting idea, that identifying the things that most disturb us is a clue to where God can most effectively use us. But this is essentially an article's worth of material, painfully stretched to book length. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Debbie | 2/10/2011

    " Just finished it this week - good examples of people making a difference in the world. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Angela | 1/29/2011

    " if the remaining chapters were as good as the first, this would be an epic book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bonnie | 9/7/2010

    " Got me to thinking about what is my holy discontent. Great book about what difference you are to make in the world. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Lisa | 8/27/2010

    " Assigned reading for a mission trip. While there were some wonderful points made, I didn't like the writing style. I felt spoken down to and I thought the author was at times very prideful. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mark | 8/11/2010

    " great book. not hard to read and very thought provoking. bill hybels always is a great read and if you like anything he's written you'll like this as well "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jay | 5/27/2009

    " Could have been a lot better. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jill | 3/28/2009

    " A good book, but nothing I hadn't heard from Bill Hybels in numerous other talks. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mhelmic | 11/22/2008

    " Really gets you thinking about what God has impassioned me for but I need to remember that whatever I'm doing, as long as I'm doing it with God and for God, I can make a difference in the world. My relationship with Him is first and foremost. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Justin | 2/11/2008

    " The first third is a little slow and not useful, but the last two thirds are both more practical and more inspiring. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tyler | 1/24/2008

    " Great encouragement on finding your passion. "

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About the Author
Author Bill Hybels

Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois. Willow Creek’s pioneering ministries have made it one of the most attended churches in North America with an outreach that extends worldwide. Hybels has authored more than 20 books, including Fit to Be TiedRediscovering Church (with his wife Lynne), Too Busy Not to Pray, Courageous Leadership, Just Walk Across the Room, and Holy Discontent