People Fuel: Fill Your Tank for Life, Love, and Leadership

Reviewed by: Katie Pfotzer, Professional Writing student at Taylor University, Upland, IN.



Book Title: People Fuel: Fill Your Tank for Life, Love, and Leadership

Author: Dr. John Townsend

Publisher: Zondervan

Publication Date: June 25, 2019

Format: Print

Length: 188 pages


People Fuel serves as guidebook for leadership, breaking down every relationship with mathematical precision and illuminating insight. A tour de force of writing in the counseling field, this book will have you poised with highlighter in hand from the first page to the last.

The reader can quickly tell that every assertion is painstakingly researched by Townsend through a life dedicated to understanding relationships. The author holds advanced degrees in theology and psychology as well as founding the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling. Townsend is also a New York Times bestselling author attached to almost 30 Christian self-help books, either as author or co-author.

Chock full of examples of every relationship problem in the human experience, this is the type of book that makes you say, “Oh that is why I do that!” Though appropriate for all audiences, the advice would best be received by young adults and older. Recommended to anyone with a desire to improve their relationships in work, family, or romance. Townsend seamlessly ties faith and psychology together to create a relational guide worth its weight in gold.



Rating (1 to 5): 5 out of 5

Suggested Audience: 14 and up

Christian Impact: As Christians, we are called to be sowers of grace. This book serves as a useful instruction manual for all us layman farmers on just how to do that. If given full attention, this book could drastically change your life.



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