Xulon Press Announces a New Book as an Invitation to Players of All Ages, Sizes, Colors and Creeds

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Become your best self as a leader, a teammate, and a player

D. Leb Tannenbaum

demonstrates that every player has value in the eyes of a loving savior

D. Leb Tannenbaum’s new book, Jesus, Above the Rim ($14.99, paperback, 9781498496278, $7.99, eBook, 9781498496285) will help young people (12-24) who play basketball discover the power of their passion and purpose, the true meaning and value of discipline and the role of the Holy Spirit in playing with Jesus, above the rim. Through stories, scripture, journaling and NBA and WNBA examples, young men and women will be inspired to take their game to the highest level. Readers of this book will truly understand what it means to play "above the rim" and become a leader. The combination of playing with a clear purpose and passion, discipline and inviting the Holy Spirit into their game will elevate young players to be their best. They will be inspired to love Jesus and recognize that their love puts them on a team that includes some of the best players in the world.

Tannenbaum says, “The book is inspiring selfless leadership in a world of sport that promotes chest-pounding your own accomplishment and trash talking over the power of letting your game speak for itself. This book helps young basketball players identify with professional players who openly profess their faith. This book illustrates with scripture, a savior in Jesus who always plays above the rim and gave His best so that we might become our best in Him. Finally, this books demonstrates that every player has value in the eyes of a loving savior!”

Leb Tannenbaum has been on a personal walk with Jesus for 28 years. He has truly transformed his life. On this walk with Him, Leb has played basketball for almost 30 years. He has coached basketball with both young men and young women ages 7-18. Leb has an awesome Clyde Drexler collection and has sung with and prayed with Ime Udoka, who coaches with "Pop" and the San Antonio Spurs. Leb has dedicated most of his professional life to coaching and developing leaders as a business consultant. Finally, he has written and has published 3 books for children and one was republished in Germany.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Jesus, Above the Rim through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

Media Contact: D. Leb Tannenbaum
Email: leb(at)newlegendsnow(dot)com

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