In Joyce Meyer's new book, The Love Revolution, she invites you to join her in a revolution of love – one that will completely change the way you think and act, especially towards people. Love Gives, Love Sacrifices, and Love Lays Down Its Life for Others. That's a tall order. Revival is great but Joyce believes it's time to do more than just stir up something old. She wants us to totally change our way of expressing love by changing the way we treat others. In Joyce's 27th annual Women's Conference being held September 17-19, 2009, the theme is The Revolution. It's about changing the world for Christ by choosing to purposely and aggressively help other people. If you can't be there in person, read her book and join the revolution!
Joyce Meyer is not satisfied with the status quo. She believes that we each need to become a revolutionary and practice love every day. And if Joyce has her way, the revolution will spread – person by person, house by house, town by town, until the old culture of selfishness and greed gives way to a new culture of concern for others.
The book is a revolutionaries' manual, a hands-on primer for bringing the Golden Rule to life in the twenty-first century. Meyer starts out by giving some stunning statistics. Right now…210,000 children will die this week because of poverty; 640 million children do not have adequate shelter; every day, 3,000 children are abducted into the sex-trafficking industry; every day, 16,000 children die from hunger-related causes. She goes on to say that although crisis is global, the solution is local. We can't solve the world's problems, but that isn't a reason to remain idle.
LOVE REVOLUTION focuses on personal behavior on the local scale. It's not just a call to action; it is a call to being: being the person who goes out of your way to encourage someone who's out of hope; being the one who smiles at a stranger; being the one who is willing to do something for nothing. The paradox: when we do something for nothing, what we often get is something far greater.
Bestselling author Joyce Meyer challenges readers to share in her grass roots revolution of love.
"I refuse to stand by any longer and do nothing while the world spirals downward. I may not be able to solve all the problems I see, but I will do what I can. My prayer is that you will join me in taking a stand against injustice and be willing to make a radical shift in the way you approach life. Life can no longer be about what others can do for us, but it must be about what we can do for them." – Joyce Meyer
The Love Revolution Creed
I take up compassion and surrender my excuses.
I stand against injustice.
and commit to live out simple acts of God's love.
I refuse to do nothing. This is my resolve.
I AM THE LOVE REVOLUTION