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Start Here Doing Hard Things Right Where You Are

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ISBN-10: 1601422709

ISBN-13: 9781601422705

Edition: 2010

Authors: Alex Harris, Brett Harris, Elisa Stanford, Eric Stanford

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You want to do hard things."But you don't know where to start."" "You are changing the world around you. "But you are tired and burned out. " You feel called to do the extraordinary for God."But you feel stuck in the ordinary." "Do Hard Things "inspired thousands of young people around the world to make the most of the teen years. Now Alex and Brett Harris are back and ready to tackle the questions that "Do Hard Things "inspired: "How do I get started? What do I do when I get discouraged? What's the best way to inspire others?" Filled with stories and insights from Alex, Brett, and other real-life rebelutionaries, "Start Here" is a powerful and practical guide to doing hard things, right…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1949, Alex Harris , acclaimed photographer, Duke University professor, and Pulitzer Prize finalist for River of Traps, lives in Durham, North Carolina.

Alex and Brett Harris founded in August 2005 and today, at age nineteen, are among the most widely read teen writers on the web. The twins are frequent contributors to the webzine "Boundless," serve as the main speakers for the Rebelution Tour conferences, and have been featured nationally on MSNBC, CNN, NPR, and "The" "New York Times," as well as in publications like "WORLD "magazine, "Breakaway," and "Ignite Your Faith." Sons of homeschool pioneers Gregg and Sono Harris and younger brothers of best-selling author Joshua Harris ("I Kissed Dating Goodbye"), Alex and Brett live with their family outside Portland, Oregon.

You Are Here: Opening the door to your own rebelution
Getting Started: What that first step looks like
I'm ready to get started—on something! What should I do now?
How can I tell the difference between good hard things in general and good hard things I should be doing?
What if I just want to join other people in what they are doing?
Do small hard things really count?
I know God wants me to do something with this idea, but I'm not ready for it now. What can I do to get ready for doing this hard thing later?
When You Have a Great Idea: Practical help for making it work
What kind of planning do I need to do before I launch this thing?
I want to obey my parents, and I also want to make my own decisions about the hard things I do. Can those two things go together?
How do I ask people to support my cause?
What are some ideas for getting my church to participate?
I'm not big on bake sales. How can I raise money for my project?
How can I get my friends involved in a group effort?
Side Effects May Occur: Handling the changes that come with doing hard things
What's the best way to handle the affirmation I receive for doing hard things?
My dream is bigger than my schedule! How do I manage my time now that I'm a rebelutionary?
What should I do when people want to interview me?
Matters of First Importance: Keeping God in focus every step of the way
I want God to be at the center of every hard thing I do. What does that look like?
How do I keep my motivation for doing hard things pure?
Sometimes doing hard things actually distracts me from God. What should I do?
When the Doing Gets Tough: Keeping on in the middle of hard things
I want to see this through, but I feel overwhelmed. How do I keep up my enthusiasm?
What if I try to do something hard and it doesn't work out? Does that mean I didn't hear God right?
I'm doing hard things, but nothing feels different. What should I do?
The Guts Factor: How to move against the crowd—and why
Am I missing out on anything because I'm not doing the “normal” things teens do?
Can doing hard things be fun?
How do I let my friends know I've changed?
What if doing hard things makes me unpopular?
How should rebelutionaries relate to pop culture—like TV, music, movies, books, and the Internet?
Now What?: When doing is done
Is it all right to feel proud after doing a hard thing?
How do I keep from falling back into my old ways of thinking and acting?
What should I do when I'm done with a hard thing? Is it okay to take a break?
Putting It All Together: Two stories that will answer all your questions (or at least give you some great ideas)
Making It Rain
Appendix: 100 Hard Things
Discussion Questions