Melissa B. Kruger serves as director of Women's Initiatives for The Gospel Coalition. Her husband, Michael J. Kruger, is the president of Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte. She wrote The Envy of Eve and is a speaker at various Christian conferences across the United States.
"In an age and culture where we all tend to have an overdeveloped sense of entitlement, this book makes a brilliant diagnosis that goes right to the heart of the problem."-- Ann Benton (Author and family conference speaker, Guildford, England)
"With empathy and grounded biblical insight, Melissa Kruger shows us the path to abiding joy amidst life's varied 'ups' and 'downs'."-- Lydia Brownback (Author of Contentment, Wheaton, Illinois)
"Through biblical examples and sympathetic counsel we are pointed again and again to the delivering power of the Lord Jesus Christ."-- Faith Cook (author of Troubled Journey, Derbyshire, England)
"By focusing on Biblical truths and examples, Kruger opens our eyes to the scope and depth of covetousness in our lives, while also drawing us into the path of holiness and a life honoring and glorifying God."-- Spring, Texas (A historian with broad experience teaching in universities and seminaries, Spring, Texas)
"With I've-been-there understanding and been-in-the-Word insight, Melissa B. Kruger helps us to look beneath the surface of our discontent, exposing our covetous hearts to the healing light of God's Word."-- Nancy Guthrie (Author and Bible teacher)
... the author loves Christ, shares her struggles honestly and writes with a sincere desire to encourage her sisters n Christ.-- New Horizons Magazine
I commend this fine, new book...with a prayer that we all read and follow her Biblical counsel to fully understand the condition we are in and flee quickly to the One who truly satisfies our deepest longings and our true desires.-- Michael A. Milton (President and Senior Fellow at D. James Kennedy Institute for Christianity and Culture)