The Summit

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New Leaf Publishing Group, 2010 - Religion - 222 pages
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On January 4, 2011 Eric Alexander appeared on the internationally broadcast television program, The 700 Club. The 700 Club provided Eric the opportunity to greatly extend his message of teamwork, courage, trust, perseverance and leadership to an audience in need of encouragement and hope. It s one of the greatest challenges one can face on Earth; an ascent to the top of the world on the slopes of Mount Everest. Eric Alexander experienced grace and a faith-empowering journey he will never forget as part of a record-setting team in May 2001, scaling the heights of Everest with his friend, blind climber Erik Weinhenmayer. Experience some of the most dangerous locations in the world, including abject terror on Amadablam, a blind ski descent of Russia s Mount Elbrus, and up Kilimanjaro in Africa with four blind teens Gain wisdom in the application of trust, courage, innovation, teamwork, leadership, and integrity to overcome your own Everests Discover practical faith lessons learned on the highest peaks of six continents Here is the powerful story of Eric Alexander and his unique life journey of guiding people with disabilities to the most perilous places of the world, including Mount Everest s first blind ascent. In The Summit: Faith Beyond Everest s Death Zone you will follow in their historic footsteps, and learn about faith, trust, prayer, depending on God, as well as the perseverance needed during these climbs and in your own life. Be inspired and motivated by Eric s insight, not simply to survive but to thrive every day in God s grace."

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Not your typical Leadership book

User Review  - Pastor Ric -

In a world flooded with books about leadership, this book is not from the same mold. Where most leadership books tell you how to be a leader, how to influence people, or how to be all you can be, Eric ... Read full review

A bridge for sharing the gospel

User Review  - Ricky Kirk -

This book was sent to me by New Leaf Publishing Group. It is not a book that is in my usual categories of books to read, but since I love books, I read it nonetheless. It is the account of Eric ... Read full review

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