When difficult times come, it's easy to believe that you're alone. But God is with you, and wants to help you through. When Your Rope Breaks features excerpts by Ruth Graham, Jerry Sittser, and Joni Eareckson Tada. They've been to the bottom too, and offer you their words of hope and encouragement.
ISBN-13: 9780310868392 UPC: 025986868390 Availability: In Stock
Featuring excerpts from three best-selling authors, this gift book is designed to reach those who are literally at the end of their rope. Includes appropriate topical Scripture verses along with words of wisdom from authors who have dealt with some of the toughest situations any human being has to endure. Excerpts are taken from In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart by Ruth Graham; A Grace Disguised by Jerry Sittser; A Step Further and When God Weeps by Joni Eareckson Tada.
Ruth Graham has written six books including bestselling, In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart (Zondervan 2004) and award-winning, Step into the Bible (Zonderkidz 2007). Ruth is an experienced conference speaker and Bible teacher known for her honesty and authenticity. As founder and President of Ruth Graham and amp; Friends, Ruth seeks to minister Gods grace and comfort to those who are hurting and feel alone as well as to equip those who desire to help those who are hurting. Ruth is the third child of Ruth and Billy Graham. She worked in publishing for 13 years as an acquisitions editor and for five years as donor relations coordinator for Samaritans Purse. She spent one year as Major Gifts Officer at Mary Baldwin College where in 2000 she graduated cum laude and received the Outstanding Adult Student award. She has an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters from Eastern University. Ruth has three grown children and six grandchildren. She and her husband, Greg, and his three sons live in Virginia.
Jerry Sittser is Professor and Chair of Theology at Whitworth University. He holds a master of divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary and a doctorate in the history of Christianity from the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books, including A Grace Disguised and The Will of God as a Way of Life. Married to Patricia, he is the father of three children and two step-children, all grown.
Joni Eareckson Tada is founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, an organization that accelerates Christian outreach in the disability community. Joni and Friends provides practical support and spiritual help to special needs families worldwide, and equips thousands of churches in developing disability ministry. Joni is the author of numerous best-selling books, including When God Weeps, Diamonds in the Dust, A Lifetime of Wisdom, and A Step Further, winner of the Gold Medallion Award. Joni and her husband, Ken, have been married for over 30 years. For more information on Joni and Friends, visit www.joniandfriends.org