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Josh McDowell has spoken to approximately 35 million people, in 140 countries. Josh has written or co-authored more than 150 books in over 100 languages including More Than a Carpenter with over 27 million copies distributed and Evidence That Demands a Verdict, named one of the twentieth century’s top 40 books and one of the thirteen most influential books of the last 50 years on Christian thought by World Magazine. Evidence That Demands a Verdict also just won the 2018 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association award in the Bible reference book category.
In 1991, Josh founded Operation Carelift to meet the physical and spiritual needs he discovered in orphanages, hospitals, schools, and prisons in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Josh has received two significant honors from the Russian people because of these efforts. He is the only non-Russian to receive an honorary doctor of pediatrics degree from the Russian Academy of Medicine — in recognition of his work among the children of Russia. Also, Josh is the only foreigner to become a member of the prestigious Russian Club of Scientists. Operation Carelift, which has grown into in one of the largest humanitarian aid organizations based in the United States, is now a part of Global Aid Network (GAiN USA). In addition to many other awards, Josh has been nominated 36 times for the Gold Medallion Award and has received that award on four occasions.In today’s episode, we discuss:
- Trying to prove that Christians were wrong when he was a college student
- Why he revised his best-selling book "Evidence That Demands a Verdict"
- How Christians should approach politics
- What it was like to have a movie made about his life
- Advice when talking to teenagers
- ... and so much more!!!
“Undaunted” The Movie: Store.Josh.org/product/undaunted-book-dvd-pack
Articles of interest ...
- The Gospel Herald Ministries: Josh McDowell Shares How the Bible Helped Him Overcome Seven Years of Sexual Abuse
- Skeptical Science: Does Josh McDowell have Evidence That Demands a Verdict?
- James bishop's theological rationalism: Evidence for Jesus’ Deity & Resurrection Led Skeptic, Josh Mcdowell, to faith.
Recommended Books ...
- Evidence That Demands A Verdict by Josh McDowell
- Why wait?: What you need to know about the teen sexuality crisis by Josh McDowell
- Love, Dad: Positive Answers for Young Teens on Handling Sexual Pressure by Josh McDowell
Past "Success is a Choice" podcast episodes of interest . . .
- Jon Gordon (author of "The Energy Bus") - Episode 100
- Ken Coleman (Host of “The EntreLeadership Podcast”) – Episode 072
- Shoshanna Gabriel (Christian Inspirational Fiction Writer) – Episode 071
- Todd Gongwer (Author of “LEAD… For God’s Sake”) – Episode 062
- Michael Catt (Pastor of Sherwood Baptist & Movie Producer) – Episode 049
- Jeremie Kubicek (Co-Founder of GiANT Worldwide) – Episode 015
- Kevin Harrington (Original Shark on “Shark Tank”) – Episode 021
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