His drive for fighting addiction is guilt for letting God down, as opposed to freedom because of what Christ has done.
Any none Christian reading the book will come out with a warped view of the gospel and salvation by faith in the finished work of Christ.
Brown and his family are Christians, but the faith the author describes is more about platitudes (“Adam is watching us from heaven and smiling…”) than the beautiful depths of the Christian faith.
I do not doubt that Brown was saved, however it is always my hope to see Christianity described better than “Jesus has a plan for my life”.
Edmondson is a management professor at Harvard Business School and has done a tremendous amount of work in the area of psychological safety.
In her Tedx Talk, she describes psychological safety as “a shared belief that the team is safe for interpersonal risk taking.” I believe that psychological safety is a critical yet often overlooked concept, and one which underpins Edmondson’s latest book, The Fearless Organization – Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth.S military, the power of the cross to change a life, the dedication and grit of elite fighting forces and the intrigue and comedy of an enthusiastic live-every-moment-man.Before you read this review of “The Fearless Organization” by Amy Edmondson, I’d encourage you to watch Amy’s Tedx Talk in which she talks about how to build psychological safety.Brown was quirky, with an impossibly high pain threshhold.He was one of those people who gave 110% to everything he did, nothing in moderation.When Navy SEAL Adam Brown woke up on March 17, 2010, he didn’t know he would die that night in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan—but he was ready: In a letter to his children, not meant to be seen unless the worst happened, he wrote, “I’m not afraid of anything that might happen to me on this earth, because I know no matter what, nothing can take my spirit from me.” begins.The story is about a cocaine-addict-turned-Christian-warrior who lived in overdrive.I knew what was coming, but I hoped for a different outcome… I heartily recommend it to you, bearing in mind some of the issues I raised.Read it and discover something of humanitarianism in war, the horror of addiction, the family life of the U.One also sees how God used his struggle with drugs to save his parents and bring them into the Lord’s service.Brown’s life came to an end on March 17, 2010, the day he was gunned down in the mountains of Afghanistan, losing his life in service to his country while destroying a dangerous terrorist cell. It is well-written, easy to read book describing an intriguing story of a captivating individual.