Down, But Not Out: How to Get Up When Life Knocks You Down by Wayne A. Mack

256 pages | $12.99 | Paperback | Published: 2005

Summary: Do circumstances control you? Do you worry about your next career move? Are you overworked or missing deadlines? Are you unsure of the next step? Life is full of problems that can bring us down. As Christians, however, we know that Jesus overcame the world, and by his power at work within us, we can as well. In Down, But Not Out, Wayne Mack brings biblical counsel to people suffering from worry or spiritual burnout—two major problems that knock us down. Other chapters treat “downers” such as self-pity, discontentment, discouragement, perplexity, and hopelessness.

About the Author:

Wayne Mack lives in Pretoria, South Africa, where he serves as a pastor-elder with his son-in-law and teaches biblical counseling at Strengthening Ministries Training Institute to pastors and aspiring pastors in the region. He also spends about six weeks in the USA teaching at various churches. He and his wife, Carol, have four adult children and numerous grandchildren.

What Others Say About This Book:

“This book is greatly needed and immensely helpful. There is a supernatural way to overpower trouble, to live in genuine contentment with a deep down peace and an unassailable joy. Every believer can enjoy triumph in trouble. In fact, that is what God wants for us. Wayne Mack shows us how.” – John MacArthur

“Down but Not Out is written with the theological integrity and biblical practicality that you have come to expect from one of the world’s foremost Christian Counselors. This is a book that worriers (and those who want to help them) have been waiting for.” Lou Priolo


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