Hinge Moments

Making the Most of Life's Transitions

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Pub Date 27 Apr 2021 | Archive Date 27 May 2021

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In life we have moments in time in which we have an opportunity before us to make a change or to respond to a situation. According to Michael Lindsay, president of Gordon College, what follows these instances will depend intrinsically on the decisions we make and the actions we take. These are what he calls "hinge moments"—opportunities to open (or close) doors to various pathways of our lives. Lindsay maintains that getting these moments right can change our lives for the better, and getting them wrong can pose problems for years to come: "Some transitions have a disproportionate impact on our happiness, our contribution to society, and our family's well-being." In these pages Lindsay shares faith-based stories of success and failure from his ten-year study of 550 PLATINUM leaders. He has charted seven phases of transition, providing both practical and spiritual insights for making the most of each stage. In uncertain and tumultuous times, there is no better advantage than wisdom gained early.

In life we have moments in time in which we have an opportunity before us to make a change or to respond to a situation. According to Michael Lindsay, president of Gordon College, what follows these...


Advance Praise

"This book is a must-read for anyone navigating life's transitions. Hinge Moments teaches us how to honor God through the chaos of change, embrace life's decision moments, and come out stronger on the other side."

-Kay C. James, former director of the US Office of Personnel Management, former Virginia secretary of health and human resources 

"We live in a world where the only constant seems to be change. Michael Lindsay identifies key factors that will help you navigate transition points in your life, personally and professionally. It will help you not only survive but thrive the sea of uncertainty."

-Mark Batterson, author of The Circle Maker and lead pastor of National Community Church 

"The changes we face in life are always unique and personal, but Michael Lindsay brings comfort and confidence in the understanding that these individual experiences also reflect the universal human condition. A delightful treasury of stories, science, and wisdom, Hinge Moments will enlighten and encourage you in whatever momentous transition might come your way."

-Karen Swallow Prior, author of On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books

"This book is a must-read for anyone navigating life's transitions. Hinge Moments teaches us how to honor God through the chaos of change, embrace life's decision moments, and come out stronger on...


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