Book Review: Winning in Troubled Times by Dr. Creflo Dollar

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!

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Today’s Wild Card author is:

and the book:

FaithWords (August 25, 2010)

***Special thanks to Valerie M. Russo, Senior Web Publicist, of the Hachette Book Group for sending me a review copy.***


Dr. Creflo A. Dollar is a much-sought-after conference speaker, with books, CDs, audiotapes, and videotapes in worldwide distribution. Many of his works, including The Anointing to Live, Understanding God’s Purpose for the Anointing, and The Divine Order of Faith, have been added to the curricula of Christian colleges across the United States. You can visit Creflo Dollar Ministries at

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Product Details:

List Price: $21.99
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: FaithWords (August 25, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0446553379
ISBN-13: 978-0446553377


 I received this book free from the publisher in return for this review.

Winning In Troubled Times covers winning in the areas of work and finances, relationships, negative emotions, and addictive behaviors. Each of these areas is covered in it’s various facets with encouraging words, scriptures and explanations.

For instance, in Section Two, Winning in Relationships, chapter topics are Building Friendships, Choosing a Mate, Establishing Marital Bliss, and Raising Successful Children. In Choosing a Mate, there is a checklist of questions to ask yourself to determine if your intended will make a proper mate for you. It should be required reading for every single person out there, because if one honestly answered these questions and acted upon their answers, there would be a lot fewer bad marriages.

I thought the book was easy to read, but filled with practical information for dealing with challenging situations. It was well-balanced and filled with good advice.

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