Little House on the Freeway
Help for the Hurried Home
Sep 16, 2008 | 272 Pages
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About Little House on the Freeway
Seriously, your schedule is hurried, your expectations are extraordinary, and you and your family’s commitments are too many to count. Your relationships with your friends, your family, and your God are suffering.
Ready for a change of pace? Here’s help. Little House on the Freeway takes a look at the breakneck speed at which we live and reveals how to not only put on the brakes, but how to get off the freeway altogether. With a special section, “101 Ways to Give Rest to Your Family” and a new chapter that addresses the perils of the Internet, this timeless classic about the importance of quality family time has been updated to rescue a whole new generation from hurry.
Don’t let busyness, productivity, or the tempation to “keep up with the Joneses” keep you from the peace and incredible quality of relationships God created for you.
“Hurry and busyness are everyday parts of modern life. True priorities of things that matter most may be lost. Little House on the Freeway offers biblical insights and principles to our hurried existence–help from the Word of God for the life being lived in the fast lane.” -Billy Graham
“The Bible says to ‘be still and know God’–a challenge in our harried culture.. This book will help you achieve relational wellness with God, your spouse, and your children.”
- Don M. “Bubba” Cathy, Sr. Vice President, Chick-fil-A, Inc.
“Like learning to breathe, blink, or swallow, we assume we’ll automatically know how to rest. But in the rush of today’s world, what was once an automatic response is now an acquired behavior. Tim Kimmel teaches us how to rest…and, therefore, how to live.”
- Elisa Morgan, MOPS International
“Hurry and busyness are everyday parts of modern life. True priorities of things that matter most may be lost. Little House on the Freeway offers biblical insights and principles to our hurried existence–help from the Word of God for the life being lived in the fast lane.”
- Billy Graham
“Once again, Tim Kimmel has stayed away from the typical mantras offered by ‘family experts’ and given us a fresh, relevant message for parents and families.”
- Cliff Young, lead singer of Caedmon’s Call
“Little House on the Freeway is a book that runs over all our excuses about life-bustling, driving home our need for balance and peace.”
- Patsy Clairmont, author of I Second That Emotion
“I am thrilled that Tim Kimmel is re-releasing this updated classic. Little House on the Freeway will profoundly impact your priorities for marriage and family and have an enduring influence on you and your legacy.
- Dr. Crawford W. Loritts, Jr., Senior Pastor, Fellowship Bible Church
“If you’re looking for an antidote to family stress and strain–look no further. For those who want to steer clear of unhealthy stress and towards family closeness, this book is ‘must-read’ material.”
- John Trent, Ph. D.
“If you feel that your family’s schedule is out of control and going way too fast, then you need Tim Kimmel’s wisdom. If you feel that you’re doing just fine, then you may desperately need this book.”
- Steve Farrar, Point Man Leadership Ministries
“In a warm and, at times, humorous style Kimmel offers sound, practical counsel on how to restore calmness and rest to marriage, family life, workplace, and relationship with God.”
Focus on the Family Magazine
About Tim KimmelDr. Tim Kimmel is one of America’s top advocates speaking for the family today. He is the Executive Director of Family Matters® whose goal is to equip families for every age and stage of life. A national speaker with organizations that include Promise Keepers and Focus on the Family, Tim has shared his message with millions of people. He is the author of several books, including Raising Kids For True Greatness and Grace-Based Parenting. All together, there are more than 800,000 books in print. Tim and his wife live in Scottsdale, Arizona.
272 pages | Published by Multnomah
On Sale Date: Sep 16, 2008
Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8
Carton Quantity: 24