Sunday, February 22, 2009

Lessons from San Quentin

“Real-estate entrepreneur Bill Dallas's charmed life changed dramatically when he was charged, convicted, and sentenced to five years in prison for grand-theft embezzlement. Lessons from San Quentin tells the amazing true story of how one man's life was changed for the better due to the hardships encountered at the legendary maximum-security prison. Using stories and reflections from life on the inside, Bill teaches 12 core principles that will inspire readers to use tough times to develop the character God wants them to have. “ Link

I watched him on the Hour of Power program last night. He said his Christian brothers in prison discipled him. He introduced two other parolees in the congregation. He’s now president and CEO of Church Communications network.

Update: Schuller's Hour of Power is not something I usually watch, but according to one source, he dumped his son, Robert A. Schuller, because he was preaching too much from the Bible, and not enough from the Self-Esteem Movement. Link.

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