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By Stacy Mattingly, Ashley Smith. 2005
Ashley Smith recalls the fateful day in March 2005 when she became the hostage, for several hours, of Brian Nichols,…who was fleeing a courthouse shooting in which he had killed several officials. 2005.
By Franz-Olivier Giesbert. 2012
" Je n'ai jamais eu à chercher Dieu : je vis avec lui. Avant même que je sois extrait par…des spatules du ventre de ma mère où je serais bien resté, si on m'avait demandé mon avis, il était en moi comme je suis en lui. Il m'accompagne tout le temps. Même quand je dors. C'est ma mère qui m'a inoculé Dieu. Une caricature de sainte mystique qu'un rien exaltait, des pivoines en fleur aussi bien qu'une crotte de son dernier-né, au fond du pot. Je suis sûr qu'elle avait de l'eau bénite en guise de liquide amniotique. Elle exsudait la foi. " -- 4e de couv
By Tim Huff. 2008
Bent Hope was born out of Tim Huff's unique and extensive twenty-year ministry among homeless and street-involved youth and adults…in Toronto. These gripping true-life stories surface quietly from unforgiving corridors of fear, hurt and uncertainty that unexpectedly and supernaturally transform into fascinating places of intimacy and godly anticipation. c2008.
By Katharine Klassen Snider. 1998
I will love you forever: a true story about finding life, hope, and healing while caring for hospice babies
By Cori Salchert, Marianne Hering. 2018
By Anthony Flacco, Rebekah Gregory. 2017
On April 15, 2013, Rebekah Gregory and her five-year-old son waited at the finish line of the Boston Marathon to…support a friend who was running. When the blasts of terrorists' homemade bombs packed with nails and screws went off three feet away, Rebekah's legs took the brunt of the blast, protecting her son from certain death. Eighteen surgeries and sixty-five procedures later, her left leg was amputated. Despite the extraordinary trauma she underwent and the nightmares she continues to have, Rebekah sees it as just another part of her personal journey, a journey that has led her through abuse, mistakes, and pain and into the arms of Jesus. This stirring memoir tells the story of her recovery, including her triumphant return to Boston two years later to run part of the race, and explores the peace we experience when we learn to trust God with every part of our lives--the good, the bad, and even the terrifying. 2017.
By Lorraine Létourneau. 1990
By Lorraine Létourneau. 1990
Mère Teresa, messagère de l'amour de Dieu: [la spiritualité de mère Teresa et son influence dans le monde] ((Témoignage).)
By Edouard Le Joly, Jean-Pierre Bagot. 1985
By Marcel Légaut, Jean-Claude Breton. 2000
By Lorraine Létourneau. 1990
By Marie-Francoise Le Brizaut. 1985
At six years old Charles Mulli woke up one morning in his hut to find he had been completely abandoned…by both parents. All alone, he fell into a life of abject poverty, forcing Mulli to wander from hut to hut begging for food for his very survival, unable even to attend school. As a teenager Mulli started a small taxi company, which grew to be very successful. Eventually he expanded his business ventures to include real estate, insurance, and oil and gas distribution, becoming a highly successful businessman. But despite all his success, the growing struggle in his heart over the plight of thousands of Kenyan street children remained strong, until one day he surrendered to the call of God on his life to sell everything he owned and begin rescuing street children from the slums of Kenya. 2016.
By Fulton J Sheen. 1958
"Life of Christ" has been hailed as the most eloquent of Fulton J. Sheen's many books. With his customary insight…and reverence, Sheen interprets the Scripture and describes Christ not only in historical perspective but also in exciting and contemporary terms - seeing in Christ's life both modern parallels and timeless lessons. His thoughtful, probing analysis provides new insight into the well-known Gospel events. 2008, c1958.
By Paul H Boge, Marina H Hofman Willard. 2012
Charles Mulli was abused by his father and abandoned by his family. Forced to beg from hut to hut in…Kenya to survive, Mulli worked his way out of poverty and became a wealthy businessman, but never forgot the struggle of street children. Hearing the call of God, Mulli sold everything he owned and began rescuing street children from the slums of Kenya and gave them a home at Mully Children's Family. His journey of faith challenged him to trust Christ in desperate times, confront evil forces and believe in God for even greater miracles of healing and deliverance. And in the wake of the postelection violence that recently shook Kenya to its core, Mulli risked everything to follow the call of Christ and to bring hope to the hopeless. Sequel to "Father to the Fatherless". 2012.
By F. A Forbes. 2013
Vincent De Paul (c.1581-1660) was a man renowned during his own century for his compassion, humility and generosity. When a…young man he was captured by Turkish pirates, who brought him to Tunis and sold him into slavery. He escaped in 1607 and went on to become a priest with a ministry to the poor. In 1625 de Paul founded the Congregation of the Mission, a society of missionary priests commonly known as the Vincentians or Lazarists and with the assistance of Louise de Marillac he later founded the Daughters of Charity whose selfless nursing work in hospitals throughout the world and during many plagues is well known. First published in 1919. 2013.
By Warren W Wiersbe. 1993
By Henri J. M Nouwen. 1990
In his struggle to answer Christ's call, the author, a noted writer and teacher of theology, spent a year in…France at L'Arche, a community formed to nurture mentally handicapped people. His journal records the daily lives of the people in this community as well as his struggle with personal faith. 1990.
By Angelina Fast-Vlaar. 2005
Angelina Fast-Vlaar recounts the true story of a camping trip taken through the Australian outback with her husband Peter, that…produces an untimely encounter with death, and an adventure more amazing than they could ever have dreamed. This amazing account will leave readers spellbound, and constantly moving between deep sorrow and bubbling joy. Angelina's gripping testimony of her personal struggle with loneliness, depression, and intense grief becomes a major tribute to the grace and love of our God. 2005.
By Samuel Huddleston. 1991
The exciting, moving account of the life-changing power of unconditional love - from an earthly father and from the heavenly…Father. Whether you're imprisoned by bars or by feelings of despair, you'll find hope and encouragement for restoration. 1991.