Exchange your "safe" status quo existence for an adventurous life of eternal impact! Co-host of The 700 Club, Meeuwsen was a busy 50-something mother of four when God led her and husband, Andy, to adopt three sisters from the Ukraine. Now she invites you to discover the joy of letting God set your agenda. 192 pages, softcover from Multnomah.
Terry Meeuwsen, cohost of The 700 Club and Living the Life, issues a challenge to believers everywhere to exchange their safe, status quo existence for the eternal impact of a lifelong "God adventure." This book was born out of an unexpected detour late in Meeuwsens life that led her and her husband to adopt three sisters from the Ukraine. A testimony to Gods provision and faithfulness, hers is an adoption story reminiscent of Gods choosing us to be a part of His family and extending the invitation to join Him in unexpected, uncertain, unpredictable God adventures. But this is much more than one familys story. It is the call of God to His peopleto set aside our plans, sacrifice our comforts, share our blessings, and walk where the path is not always clear.
God Wants You Out of Control
When God says, "Follow Me," He doesnt usually provide a road map.
And thats the beauty of The God Adventure.
Its an open invitation to a lifetime off the beaten path. Terry Meeuwsen, cohost of The 700 Club, beckons the tentative to experience the thrill of saying yes to God and "So long!" to their comfort zones. For Terry and her husband, in their fifties, living the God adventure would mean adopting three Ukrainian sistersin addition to the four children they already had! But the Meeuwsens have never regretted telling the Lord they would be risk-takers for Him.
And you wont, either. So say goodbye to the familiar rut. Set aside your plans. Beautiful surprises abound when you embark on the God adventure!
Story Behind the Book
Terry Meeuwsen is one of Americas most successful Christian broadcastersknown and loved by many who watch her every day on CBNs The 700 Club. With her husband, Andy Friedrich, she was already a busy 50-something mother of four when she sensed the Lord calling herquietly but insistentlyinto a stunning God adventure: to open her heart and her home to three orphaned Ukrainian sisters she had never met. Through daily steps of faith and surrender, what seemed impossible became a reality. Now the Friedrich children number seven. And at every turn, Terry sees more evidence that the extraordinary life God wants for each of us is always only one step away.
Terry Meeuwsen began working as a host in TV broadcasting in 1976 at the NBC affiliate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Meeuwsen has been a familiar face on The 700 Club since the early 1980s, appearing on the program many times as a guest cohost. In June 1993 she became a permanent cohost, joining Pat Robertson on the program, which is broadcast daily from the CBN studios in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Meeuwsen and her husband, Andy, have seven children.
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