[SOLO] How To Succeed in the Christian Life by Reuben Archer Torrey - tg

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Post by dolivervo » May 17th, 2020, 2:37 pm

How to Succeed in the Christian Life by Reuben Archer Torrey (1856 - 1928).


I have for years felt the need of a book to put in the hands of those beginning the Christian life that would tell them just how to make a complete success of this new life upon which they were entering. I could find no such book, so I have been driven to write one. This book aims to tell the young convert just what he most needs to know. I hope that pastors and evangelists and other Christian workers may find it a good book to put in the hands of young converts. I hope that it may also prove a helpful book to many who have long been Christians but have not made that headway in the Christian life that they long for. (From the Introduction by Reuben Archer Torrey)
  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/55743
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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Chapter [number] of How to Succeed in the Christian Life. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
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    • "Chapter [number] of How to Succeed in the Christian Life by Reuben Archer Torrey. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
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  • Example filename howtosucceedinthechristianlife_##_torrey_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. howtosucceedinthechristianlife_01_torrey_128kb.mp3)


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Post by TriciaG » May 19th, 2020, 11:46 am

This is set up. A couple notes:

- You can say "R. A. Torrey" in the intros/outros instead of "Reuben Archer" if you like. I think he's better known as R. A.

- As you're the soloist, you're in charge of updating the Magic Window.

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I've entered the first two chapters for you as an example. You can fill in the rest.

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Post by mightyfelix » May 20th, 2020, 9:40 pm

This looks like such a good book! May I PL for you?

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Post by TriciaG » May 21st, 2020, 6:16 am

Assuming that's not a problem with the soloist, I've added you in. :)
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Post by TriciaG » May 22nd, 2020, 12:11 pm

The Launch Pad is getting crowded! Moving this to Going Solo...
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Post by dolivervo » May 22nd, 2020, 6:51 pm

Hello! Thanks so much, Tricia! And very pleased to have you as the PL, Devorah! Thank you!

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Post by dolivervo » May 25th, 2020, 3:21 pm

Tricia or Devorah, I had a quick question about the Introduction. I planned to add it in with the first section because it is very short but wondered how I should do the intro for it. Would it be the following:

"Chapter 1 of How to Succeed in the Christian Life. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
"Recording by Dorcas Oliver."

"How to Succeed in the Christian Life, by R.A. Torrey. Introduction."
Read Introduction.

Chapter 1. Beginning Right.

Please let me know if there is a standard way or something you think works better!

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Post by TriciaG » May 25th, 2020, 3:58 pm

I think I'd do:

"Introduction and Chapter 1 of How to Succeed in the Christian Life. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
"Recording by Dorcas Oliver."

"How to Succeed in the Christian Life, by R.A. Torrey. Introduction."
Read Introduction.

Chapter 1. Beginning Right.
...

"End of Introduction and Chapter 1."

The intro/outro, where you say what the chapter is, is for the blind or others who cannot see the file name on their device. So I'd be sure to say "introduction" in the very beginning.
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Post by mightyfelix » May 25th, 2020, 4:03 pm

I agree with this. So you guessed almost perfectly! :wink:

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Post by dolivervo » June 20th, 2020, 9:58 am

Thanks so much for the guidance! I am hoping to record the Intro and Chapter 1 this weekend.

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Post by dolivervo » June 21st, 2020, 10:42 pm

Hello! Here is the Intro and first Chapter. Length is 15:57.
https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/howtosucceedinthechristianlife_01_torrey_128kb.mp3

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Post by mightyfelix » June 22nd, 2020, 5:01 am

Great! I look forward to hearing it!

As soloist, you don't need to post the link in the thread, because you can just put it directly in the MW. Then just post when there's a chapter ready. Scroll up a bit and re-read what Tricia wrote about how to edit the MW. :)

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Post by dolivervo » June 27th, 2020, 9:09 am

Devorah,

Okay! Thanks for the reminder!

Regards,
Dee

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Post by mightyfelix » June 27th, 2020, 10:35 am

Section 1 is PL ok! Very well done! :thumbs:

I look forward to the rest.

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