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.
"The 10-Second Rule is a wonderful, inspirational book that
reinforces how one simple gesture, one small act of kindness, can
make an enormous difference. Its heartfelt message is that we all
have the power to change a life if we open our eyes to the
unplanned and hidden blessings that are put in our path for a very
--Laura Schroff, author of An Invisible Thread--Clare De Graff "10-Second Rule "
"I believe you will enjoy and be impacted by Clare's "The 10 Second Rule" book. I hope not to miss as many Jesus moments in the future."--David Green, Founder & C.E.O., Hobby Lobby Stores--Clare De Graff "10-Second Rule "
"Rarely does a book jolt me into immediate action. The 10-Second Rule did just that. After laying the book down I kneeled down and recommitted myself to "doing the next thing Jesus asks me to do." This book will wreak all kinds of good havoc in all who read it."
Bill Hybels, Senior Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, Chairman of the Board of the Willow Creek Association--Clare De Graff "The 10-Second Rule "
"This book is catalytic! If you long for something brief, simple, motivational, biblically sound and easy to understand - to move you from good intentions to transformational living, read this book. I loved it and highly recommend it."
Chip Ingram, President and Teaching Pastor, Living on the Edge; Author, The Genius of Generosity--Clare De Graff "10-Second Rule "