From Promise Keepers founder Bill McCartney, Sold Out is a roadmap describing how to live a disciplined life with eternal values in mind. By tapping into God's transforming power, men can become man enough to make a difference in this world. Includes insights on marriage and relationships from his wife, Lyndi McCartney.
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McCartney founded Promise Keepers, the men's Christian renewal movement, in 1990 while coaching the University of Colorado's football team to a national championship. This confessional memoir traces his torturous road to these triumphs. Sixteen-hour days six to seven days per week led to coaching and religious successes but left no time for family. By 1993, his long-suffering wife, Lyndi, had fallen into a deep depression, losing 80 pounds due to bulimia. When McCartney finally realized he was ignoring a Promise Keepers promise?to "[b]uild strong marriages and families"?he resigned from one of the most lucrative contracts in college sports. Lyndi contributes her perspectives on their much-improved marriage. McCartney's integrity and profound religious faith shine through. He has a graceful writing style, though the confessions become repetitious, and he makes a strong case that the Promise Keepers' movement is too complex to be summarized by glib cliches, pro or con.?Richard S. Watts, San Bernardino Cty. Lib., Cal.
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Ex-college football coach McCartney discusses his involvement with a men's group called the Promise Keepers.
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