Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
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Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.37 (inches)
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Under the Overpass: A Journey of Faith on the Streets of AmericaMike YankoskiMultnomah Books / 2005 / Trade Paperback$10.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 43 Reviews
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Lynn Vincent is the New York Times best-selling writer of Heaven Is for Real and Same Kind of Different As Me. The author or coauthor of ten books, Lynn has sold 12 million copies since 2006. She worked for eleven years as a writer and editor at the national news biweekly WORLD magazine and is a U.S. Navy veteran.
cindyMAHONE BAY , NSAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Same Kind Of Different As MeAugust 26, 2014cindyMAHONE BAY , NSAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5What a wonderful moving story of the difference that faith in our God can make in our lives and the lives of others around us . I am so glad that I ordered the book and have given it to others to read and they enjoyed it as much as I did .
QSueSharpsburg, GAAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5The book was inspiringMarch 21, 2014QSueSharpsburg, GAAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5It is a story of an unlikely friendship between Denver Moore (a homeless black man) and Ron and Deborah Hall (white, wealthy Texans). Deborah sees Denver through God's eyes for the man he could be and Ron can only see him as he is. At Deborah insistence, Ron makes friends with Denver. Initially, Ron views the relationship as one sided (what he can do for Denver). As the friendship progresses Ron finds that Denver (an uneducated, homeless man) has far more to offer and it is he who benefits more from the friendship . It shows that those society views as the least of us, God will use to make a huge difference in our lives. The story will make you laugh and cry, but mostly it will inspire you.
ErenchAtlantaAge: 25-34Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5I don't read much but I couldn't put this downJanuary 10, 2014ErenchAtlantaAge: 25-34Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I got an autographed copy of the book and it is fantastic. Really shows the power of God and can really inspire.
Pat DBritish ColumbiaGender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Everyone should read this bookJanuary 10, 2014Pat DBritish ColumbiaGender: femaleA moving account of 2 men who find God's grace and change their world. Impossible to read this book and not pass it on to your friends.
alfieIrma Alberta CANADA5 Stars Out Of 5very movingDecember 8, 2013alfieIrma Alberta CANADAQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book lets us see his grace is amazing,and that is for all no matter our status. It shows his control and guidance,and his power to bring good out of bad.
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Submitted: June 25, 2006
Tell us a little about yourself. I have been an art dealer most of my life and in the book, I told more about me than most folks will ever want to know!
What was your motivation behind this project? I was motivated to tell a great love story and honor my wonderful, faithful wife, Deborah, and the man of her dream, Denver!
What do you hope folks will gain from this project? That free food and government funds will keep people alive, but It takes love to make a change in their lives..Also, that homeless person you have been passing by for years might be your guardian angel and no matter what he or she looks like, THEY ARE THE SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT as you.....
Who are your influences, sources of inspiration or favorite authors / artists? Denver is the one who first suggested we "write ourselves a book" because according to him there ain't nobody gonna believe this story!!!
Anything else you'd like readers / listeners to know: the profits from this book are going to the Union Gospel Mission and other ministeries that care for homeless