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  1. Unscripted

    Unscripted

    The Unpredictable Moments That Make Life Extraordinary

    Runtime: 5.70 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $15.99 Member Price: $12.79 (or 3 credits)
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    Ernie Johnson, Jr., has been in the game a long time. With one of the most recognized voices in sports broadcasting, he is a tireless perfectionist when it comes to preparing and delivering his commentary. Yet he knows that some of sports' greatest triumphs-and life's greatest rewards-come from those unscripted moments you never anticipated. In this heartfelt, gripping autobiography, the three-time Sports Emmy Award winner and popular host of TNT's Inside the NBA provides a remarkably candid look at his life both on and off the screen. From his relationship with his sportscaster father to his own rise to the top of sports broadcasting, from battling cancer to raising six children with his wife, Cheryl, including a special needs child adopted from Romania, Ernie has taken the important lessons he learned from his father and passed them on to his own children. This is the untold story, the one Ernie has lived after the lights are turned off and the cameras stop rolling. Sports fans, cancer survivors, fathers and sons, adoptive parents, those whose lives have been touched by a person with special needs, anyone who loves stories about handling life's surprises with grace-Unscripted is for all of these.
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  2. The Good News We Almost Forgot

    The Good News We Almost Forgot

    Narrator: Adam Verner
    Runtime: 8 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    In The Good News We Almost Forgot Kevin DeYoung explores the Heidelberg Catechism and writes 52 brief chapters on what it has shown him. The Heidelberg is largely a commentary on the Apostle's Creed, the Ten Commandments, and the Lord's Prayer and the book deals with man's guilt, God's grace, and believers' gratitude.
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  3. Run to Overcome

    Run to Overcome

    The Inspiring Story of an American Champion's Long-Distance Quest to Achieve a Big Dream

    Narrator: Jon Gauger
    Runtime: 6 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $17.98 Member Price: $14.38 (or 3 credits)
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    Meb Keflezighi (Kef-lez-ghee) is all about hope and second chances—starting with his very survival. The child of a small African country ravaged by a brutal war, Meb arrived in America with nothing but the clothes on his back, speaking no English and never having raced a mile.
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  4. Lead Like Butler

    Lead Like Butler

    Six Principles for Values-Based Leaders

    Narrator: Tom Parks
    Runtime: 3.15 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    In 2011, Butler University made history as the first team to make it to two consecutive finals of the NCAA basketball tournament without being seeded #1 or #2. As the smallest school to play in the championship game in the 40-year history of the tournament, Butler became the quintessential "Cinderella" team. How did this little-known Midwest university achieve what few schools have ever done by making it to the final championship game two years in a row. Much of the attention is focused on head coach and team leader Brad Stevens, who was only 33 years old at the time of the 2010 tournament. Often mistaken for one of the players, Stevens coaches according to a set of six values-based principles broadly known as the Butler Way - Humility, Passion, Unity, Service, Thankfulness, and Accountability. Through interviews with coaches, players, and alumni, M. Kent Millard explores the six leadership values taught by the entire coaching staff at Butler University. Each chapter of the book helps readers discover how these values form a solid foundation for pastors and other church leaders and anyone striving for success in life's journey.
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  5. Everything Is Possible

    Everything Is Possible

    Finding the Faith and Courage to Follow Your Dreams

    Author: Jen Bricker
    Narrator: Jen Bricker
    Runtime: 3.78 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $12.98 Member Price: $10.38 (or 2 credits)
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    Born without Legs, She Inspires Others to Overcome Jen Bricker was born without legs. Shocked and uncertain they could care for her, her biological parents gave her up for adoption. In her loving adoptive home, there was just one simple rule: "Never say 'can't.'" And pretty soon, there was nothing this small but mighty powerhouse set her sights on that she couldn't conquer: roller-skating, volleyball, power tumbling, and spinning from silk ribbons thirty feet in the air. Everything Is Possible is her incredible story--a story of God working out his plan for her life from beforeday one. Readers follow Jen from the challenges of growing up different to holding captive audiences numbering in the tens of thousands. Everything Is Possible shows readers what they can accomplish when they remove the words coincidence and limitation from their vocabulary. Filled with heart and spirit, as well as Jen's wit, wisdom, and no-holds-barred honesty, this inspiring true story points the way to purpose and joy. Foreword by Nick Vujicic.
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  6. God and Football

    God and Football

    Author: Chad Gibbs
    Narrator: Chad Gibbs
    Runtime: 5.1 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $18.99 Member Price: $15.19 (or 3 credits)
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    A die-hard football fan since childhood, Chad Gibbs travels to the twelve Southeastern conference schools during game day weekend in order to discover if football fanaticism in the South qualifies as idol worship.
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  7. Catch a Star

    Catch a Star

    Shining through Adversity to Become a Champion

    Narrator: Robin Eller
    Runtime: 6.75 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    When all she wanted was to fit in, Tamika Catchings stood out and felt left out, never knowing one day she'd stand out--as a basketball superstar and an inspiration. She faced being set apart by her hearing loss, separated from family, living up to high expectations, and the pain and discouragement of debilitating physical injury. Yet she reached for the stars with hard work, perseverance, and her faith in God. Through the silence, she found the way to shine. Catch a Star tells Tamika's story of overcoming: of leading the Indiana Fever to its first championship, being named one of the WNBA's top fifteen players in history, earning three Olympic gold medals, and founding the Catch the Stars Foundation to help young people achieve their dreams. Her story will inspire readers to face their doubts and fears, encouraging them to reach for their own stars, no matter what challenges come their way.
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  8. Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success

    Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success

    Narrator: Sean Runnette
    Runtime: 4.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
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    Join John Wooden and Jay Carty to discover the building blocks and key values—from confidence to faith—that have brought Coach to the pinnacle of success as a leader, a teacher and a follower of God.
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  9. The Duck Commander Family

    The Duck Commander Family

    How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty

    Runtime: 7.5 Hrs. - Unabridged
    Regular Price: $14.95 Member Price: $11.96 (or 3 credits)
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    This book provides an up-close and personal, behind-the-scenes look at the Robertson family—the stars of the exploding A&E show, <I>Duck Dynasty. </I>This Louisiana family operates Duck Commander, a booming family business that has made them millions. Get to know the whole family clan, including Willie and Korie’s four children. Listeners will even meet Willie’s fourth brother who wasn't in the first season of shows. Antics of growing up Robertson will have listeners roaring, and insights into the family’s faith reveals what really makes these people tick. <BR><BR>The book is structured around Robertson family meals. Chapters are titled around food items that represent each stage of the Robertson family life:<BR><BR>Chapter 1: Fried Balogna - Listeners will learn what it was like to grow up Roberston before all the fame and money came in. They'll see the Robertson boys fending for themselves as father Phil was out running nets and selling his newly invented duck calls and Miss Kay was out working to keep the family afloat.<BR><BR>2: Chicken Strips - Willie and Korie marry and work their way through college, as their lives are shaped and prepared to take the family business to another level.<BR><BR>3: Toast & Pizza - This chapter explores the meaning of "family" to the Robertsons, as it focuses on both the conflicts and cooperation of the Roberstson boys as they learn to appreciate each others differences and strengths and what it means to work together in a family business. <BR><BR>4: Duck Gumbo - Just like making great gumbo takes patience and time, so did building a duck dynasty. This chapter tells of Phil's passion and hard work in sticking with something he believed in and loved doing and how that patience and hard work has paid off.<BR><BR>5: Dumplings, Hot Water Cornbread, and Fried Squirrel - None of the Robertson's would be where they are today if not for matriarch Miss Kay. This chapter is all about the food, the family, the business; and how Miss Kay kept them all laughing through the good times and the bad.<BR><BR>6: Back Straps - Here we learn about Willie's passion for business, hunting, and friendships and how this led to his own company, Buck Commander, and his exciting encounters along the way.<BR><BR>7: Duck Wraps - Creating the perfect duck wrap is a cultivated art just like working with and motivating family workers who can't be fired. <BR><BR>8: The Burger - A personal look at how Willie and his father, Phil, share the same DNA and way of approaching life and success.<BR><BR>9: Fast Food - In this chapter listeners will get to know the beautiful Korie Robertson: how she juggles the balls of raising a family, helping to manage a buisiness, and looking great while doing it.<BR><BR>10: Road Kill - The journey to a successful family business and television show has been a long one--with a few bumps in the road. This chapter tells how the family stays together rain or shine and how, as Phil says, they all remain "happy, happy, happy."
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