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Xulon author writes about how to realign our daily disappointed expectations with hope in God.

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Inspired by her personal experiences, the author offers tools to help readers renew their minds and put their hope in God, where it belongs.

Christine Deken’s book,Not So Great Expectations: Don’t Believe Everything You Think ($14.99, paperback, 9781632219909; $7.99, ebook, 9781632219916) is available for purchase.

Not So Great Expectations by Christine Deken is an insightful and comprehensive look at daily assumptions and the damage they inflict on our lives. Using biblical examples from both the Old and New Testaments, this book examines expectations of people in the Bible as well as contemporary expectations common to everyone, and also includes expectations particular to Christians.

In these pages you will discover how to:

  • Recognize not-so-great expectations
  • Rehabilitate unhealthy expectations
  • Replace expectations with hope in God

Inspired by her personal experiences, the author offers tools to help readers renew their minds and put their hope in God, where it belongs. If you are ready to move from disappointment and discouragement to peace and joy, come along on the journey. It’s time to get rid of not-so-great expectations!

Christine Deken holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Juris Doctor and Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. She is a member of Dwell Community Church, a ministry of XCF in Columbus, Ohio where she has taught a class on the topic of Not So Great Expectations for the last five years. She has been married for 36 years and is a mother of five children and the grandmother of eight.

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. Not So Great Expectations: Don’t Believe Everything You Think is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

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