Chronicles of Philanthropy
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Attwood, Janet Bray and Chris Attwood. The Passion Test: The Effortless Path to Discovering Your Destiny
. New York, New York: Hudson Street, Press, 2006, 2007.
Behring, Ken. Road to Purpose: One Man’s Journey Bringing Hope to Millions
. Alexandria, Virginia: Blackhawk Press, VSP Books, 2004.
Buford, Bob. Half-Time: Changing Your Game Plan From Success To Significance
, Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1994
Fuller, Millard and Linda. More Than Houses: How Habitat for Humanity Is Transforming Lives and Neighborhoods.
Nashville: Nelson Books, 2001.
Harken, Tom, and Walter Anderson. The Millionaire’s Secret
. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1998.
Haugen, Gary A. Good News About Justice: A Witness of Courage in a Hurting World
. Downers Grove, Illinois: Inter Varsity Press, 1999.
Kopp, Wendy. One Day, All Children: The Unlikely Triumph of Teach for America and What I Learned Along the Way.
NY: Public Affairs; 2003.
Nunn, Michelle. Be The Change: Change the World. Change Yourself
Atlanta, Georgia: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC, 2006.
Stephens, Don. Ships of Mercy: The Remarkable Fleet Bringing Hope to the World’s Forgotten Poor.
Nashville: Nelson Books, 2005.
Warren, Rick. The Purpose-Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For
. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2002.
Movies on Passionary Themes
. Director: Michael Apted, writer (WGA): Steven Knight. FourBoys Films, Walden Media, 2007
. With Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney, HBO Films, 2008.
Pay It Forward
. Director: Mimi Leder, writers (WGA): Leslie Dixon (screenplay), Catherine Ryan Hyde (book), Warner Brothers, 2000.
. Director: Richard LaGravenese. With Hilary Swank and Patrick Dempsey, writers (WGA): Richard LaGravenese (screenplay), Erin Gruwell and The Freedom Writers (book), Paramount Pictures, 2006.