Clare De Graaf

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Clare DeGraaf is a follower of Jesus, an elder, Bible teacher, and blogger. For more than thirty years, he’s been a full-time spiritual mentor of men all over the world—from college students to business and church leaders. At age thirty-one, a crisis of faith led Clare to reject his cultural Christianity, sell his successful manufacturing business, and devote the balance of his life to serving God. Clare and his wife, Susan, live in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and are the parents of six children and grandparents of fifteen.

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The 10-Second Rule: Following Jesus Made Simple

Discover a memorable, simple way to be attentive to the voice of God, from Clare De Graaf's book The 10 Second Rule.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. The purpose of my life is to make God look good.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Christian in Pilgrim's Progress

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Really, just, actually and "Oh, come on!"

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Integrity, faithfulness and transparency.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Making God appear irrelevant or foolish.

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