God’s Gift to Individuals Is New Book’s Basis for Modern Christianity in Action

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Emmanuel Igwe uses a central image from his native Africa to demonstrate the importance of action, purpose and praxis for today’s Christians.

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People would often think that they are lesser than who they really are. They fail to reach their highest potentials and explore their capabilities. In the Bible, gifts and talents are not just given to some but to all. According to author Emmanuel Igwe, people are called to use those gifts in service of others. They are instruments and tools that help build the kingdom of God on earth.

In his new publication, You Are More Than You Think, Igwe encourages the readers to follow the footsteps of the cockroach, in which it is not afraid to dance and express its given gift even in the face of danger. He derives the image of the cockroach from a famous proverb in Africa:

“A cockroach knows how to sing and dance, but it is the hen that prevents it from performing its art during the day.”

In You Are More Than You Think, reasons that can explain why the gifts that can transport each one into their personal destinies don’t readily flow (such as obstacles and hindrances) are unraveled. Igwe reminds his readers that ideas alone do not produce results. Actions do.

God has showered men with gifts that they can use to cope with life. This book invites questions such as this: Is it possible for one to change the purpose of God with his or her gifts? One, for instance, may have chosen to be a missionary but prefer a more glamorous job or position. Is it possible under such circumstance, that one has changed one’s purpose and made Jesus angry enough to turn over tables in one’s temple? It is a sobering thought among many in Igwe’s wisdom-filled book that is well-acquainted with the world. Readers are invited to read on and find or make their own decisions or conclusions.

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About the Author
Emmanuel Igwe is a Nigerian born Christian therapist and lives in the United States. He earned his BS from Cambridge State University, a master’s degree in counseling from Liberty University, and holds an educational specialist degree in marriage & family therapy from Converse College. He also received Christian counselor training through Elijah House Inc. He has traveled to several parts of the world teaching in international conferences and seminars. His passion is to develop, train and equip leaders for global impact. Emmanuel Igwe is the president and founder of Hope Ministry Network, Inc; Liberty Mission Hospitals and Hope Africa Mission Projects. He is married to Dr. Nnenna, assistant professor of Anatomy and Physiology. Dr. Nnenna Igwe serves as the medical director of Liberty Mission Hospital and the co- founder of Hope Africa Mission Projects. Emmanuel Igwe and Nnenna have three children, Emmanuel Jr., David and Jesse.

You Are More Than You Think * by Immanuel Igwe
If Cockroaches can dance, why can’t you?
Publication Date: October 4, 2013
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 126 pages; 978-1-4836-6945-8
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 126 pages; 978-1-4836-6946-5
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4836-6947-2

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