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Nice: why we love to be liked and how God calls us to more
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God never called us to be nice. What happens when we replace courage with compromise? What happens when we replace honesty with likability? What happens when we replace conviction with cliches? What happens when we replace discipleship to Christ with a devotion to nice? We live in a culture that prizes niceness as one of its highest virtues. Niceness keeps the peace, wins friends, gains influence, and serves our reputations well, but it also takes the teeth out of our witness and the power out of our faith. When we choose to be nice instead of faithful, we bear fruits that are bland, bitter, empty, and rotten to the core. In this life-changing book, Sharon Hodde Miller explores the seemingly innocent idol that has crept into our faith and quietly corrupted it, producing the bad fruits of cowardice, inauthenticity, shallowness, and more. Then she challenges listeners to cultivate a better tree, providing practical steps to reclaim our credibility as followers of Christ, and bear better, richer, more life-giving fruits.

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Published:
[United States] : christianaudio.com, 2019.
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eAudiobook
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 54 min.)) : digital.
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English
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9781545913178 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 154591317X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)

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Narrated by Lisa Larsen.
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God never called us to be nice. What happens when we replace courage with compromise? What happens when we replace honesty with likability? What happens when we replace conviction with cliches? What happens when we replace discipleship to Christ with a devotion to nice? We live in a culture that prizes niceness as one of its highest virtues. Niceness keeps the peace, wins friends, gains influence, and serves our reputations well, but it also takes the teeth out of our witness and the power out of our faith. When we choose to be nice instead of faithful, we bear fruits that are bland, bitter, empty, and rotten to the core. In this life-changing book, Sharon Hodde Miller explores the seemingly innocent idol that has crept into our faith and quietly corrupted it, producing the bad fruits of cowardice, inauthenticity, shallowness, and more. Then she challenges listeners to cultivate a better tree, providing practical steps to reclaim our credibility as followers of Christ, and bear better, richer, more life-giving fruits.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Miller, S. H., & Larsen, L. (. (2019). Nice: why we love to be liked and how God calls us to more. Unabridged. [United States]: christianaudio.com.

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Miller, Sharon Hodde and Lisa (Actress) Larsen. 2019. Nice: Why We Love to Be Liked and How God Calls Us to More. [United States]: christianaudio.com.

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Miller, Sharon Hodde and Lisa (Actress) Larsen, Nice: Why We Love to Be Liked and How God Calls Us to More. [United States]: christianaudio.com, 2019.

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Miller, Sharon Hodde., and Lisa (Actress) Larsen. Nice: Why We Love to Be Liked and How God Calls Us to More. Unabridged. [United States]: christianaudio.com, 2019.

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