Synopses & Reviews
This book is designed to help men change. It is for those men who want to start a new behavior or stop an old one. Dr. Laaser has gleaned 7 principles of how to be accountable from the Book of Nehemiah so as to effect this change. Based on his own personal experience in making changes in his own life using the traditions of 12 step programs, he will walk the reader through Bible study and frequent questions to ponder.
Those who struggle with addiction will be particularly attracted to these principles. The principles, however, are universal for all men who desire real change. The reader will find that step-by-step questions on how to implement these principles into his or her life. As principle 3 states, this book might best be read with others.
Good advice is hard to find. True accountability is harder.As men, it's hard to admit fault, defeat, or weakness. But the reality is we need each other. People are broken. People have shame. Shame leads many of us to believe that not even God can love us. But shame is a biblical emotion and can remind us in a healthy way that we need God in our lives. In truth, we can change.The 7 Principles of Highly Accountable Men is designed to help you do just that. Change is a process and often takes longer than you may think; for many of us it is a lifetime journey. Written by recovering addict Mark R. Laaser, and based on Scripture and the traditional twelve-step programs for personal change, this journey contains the truths of the seven habits of highly accountable men.