What Good Men Do

by David S. Baxter

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From slavery abolitionist William Wilberforce to Olympic gold medalist Eric Liddell, great men throughout history have left an example for us to look to. Elder David S. Baxter takes a closer look at the characteristics and attributes of good men so that you can apply them too. He acknowledges that there are no perfect men, but the works and attributes of good men have profound effects. There is no end to the good that a man can do!

About the Author

David S. Baxter

Elder Davis S. Baxter, who was born in Stirling, Scotland, was called in 2006 to the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has served in area presidencies in Europe and in the Pacific. Elder Baxter holds a bachelor of science degree in business and economics from the University of Wales. In 2009, he underwent surgery for a brain tumor. He and his wife, Dianne, are the parents of four children and grandparents of seven.

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Important topic.
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. The author makes really good points about the need for more good men in the world. There are plenty of bad men who unfortunately leave their mark, the world needs more good men and it all starts at home. While there is not such thing as perfect men it is possible to be a good man. Not only does Baxter talk about the attributes that good men possess (faith, integrity, etc), how to create a good man (good examples, following Christ, etc), but he also shares examples of some good men who made a difference in the world. He includes William Wilberforce who spent 50 years trying to outlaw slavery, Eric Liddell who changes sports during the Olympics so he didn't have to run on Sunday, and Raoul Wallenberg who sacrificed everything to save Hungarian Jews during World War II. After giving brief profiles, Baxter shares what he sees as making them the good men they were and how we can do the same. Then he talks about the best man of all, Jesus Christ, and how he is such an example. A wonderful read that is inspiring for both men and women and a reminder that good men are vitally important.

Do you have a GOOD MAN in your life?
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

We are surrounded by GOOD MEN!
And we can use MORE of them!

This book shares the lives of 6 GREAT men.

* Eric Liddell
* William Wilberforce
* Derek Cuthbert
* Paulo Freire
* Raoul Wallenberg
* Dr. David Livingstone

As you will read of each man's life you will learn:

* WHY they are considered great
* WHAT they did that made them great
* HOW you can become more like them.

There is also a chapter on training young boys to become good men.

The final chapter is reserved for THE GREATEST MAN WHO EVER LIVED ~ even JESUS CHRIST. If a man can cultivate Christlike attributes into their own personal lives we truly will have GREAT MEN among us :)

Beautifully presented!
You will be inspired to rise to your greatest potential.

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