The Blueprint

The Blueprint

A Plan for Living Above Life's Storms

Book - 2010
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Penguin Putnam
Seven-time Grammy award winning artist offers an inspiring blend of God and grit for building a fulfilling life

"The Blueprint is a transparent approach to talking about issues-from marriage to politics to sex and religion-and it's from my perspective. Not from a Princeton, mainline, protestant, evangelical or liberal viewpoint, but from a 2010 Christian moderate with swag."
--Kirk Franklin

Gospel artist Kirk Franklin's faith wasn't always as strong as it is today. His father abandoned his family; his mother constantly told Kirk that he was an unwanted child and left him to be adopted when he was four; his sister became a crack addict; he never saw a black man who was faithful in marriage. Despite his shaky foundation he found strength and success through his music and through God.

In The Blueprint, Franklin will explain how by communicating with life's architect, God, he learned to see hardships as necessary life propellants and moved on to become the bestselling gospel musician in recent history, as well as a devoted husband and loving father.

This is not a step program, it's a lifelong journey. With Franklin's guidance, you will:

-pursue your dreams without losing yourself in the chase
-do some lifescaping to eliminate the "weeds" that hold you back
-declare your life to be drama-free
-get past your fears, so you can live and love fully
-pass the baton to future generations by leading by example

It's time to take faith out of the church pews and into our everyday lives. With hope, devotion, and strength, The Blueprint offers a plan to help you move beyond hardships to create your own personal Blueprint for life.

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Baker & Taylor
The gospel artist describes the family challenges that hampered his youth, his dedication to helping others, and his street-wise perspectives on such topics as faith, family responsibilities, and African-American identity.

& Taylor

The seven-time Grammy-winning gospel artist describes the harrowing family challenges and lack of role models that hampered his youth, his dedication to helping others and his street-wise perspectives on such topics as faith, family responsibilities and African-American identity. Media tie-in.

Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, c2010
ISBN: 9781592405473
Branch Call Number: 248.4 F854b
Characteristics: xviii, 233 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Chiles, Nick


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Mister_Eugene Jan 14, 2014

If you are looking for a book written with a conversational style to it, then this book is for you.

If you are looking for a book with many scriptural references then this is not a book for you.


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