Do you sit in church every Sunday with a hurting heart? Billy Graham's daughter knows how you feel because she's been there. Candidly sharing about her tragic divorces, her teenage daughter's two pregnancies, the darkness of depression, and challenges of returning to college at 40, she offers hope as you walk the tumultuous journey of faith. 224 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0310290791 ISBN-13: 9780310290797 Availability: In Stock
WHEN LIFE'S ROSY DREAMS DISSOLVE INTO DIFFICULT REALITIES THAT BREAK OUR HEARTS, GOD SHOWS THAT HE SPECIALIZES IN RESTORATION' 'If in these pages you see your own life's experience mirrored in our daughter's, may you, too, find a personal relationship with the same heavenly Father who continues to be her strength, comfort, and joy.'' ---From the foreword by Billy Graham 'Warning: This book should only be read by imperfect, flawed people in serious need of God's amazing grace. Thank you, Ruth Graham, for having the courage to bare your soul and then lead others back toward God's welcoming arms.'----Philip Yancey, author of Where Is God When It Hurts? 'For any who have experienced the tragedy of infidelity and wrong choices. Ruth unfolds her life, showing that the grace of God is sufficient. ----Elisabeth Elliot Gren, author of Through Gates of Splendor 'You hold in your hand a tool that will help you whether you are hurting or seeking to minister to one who is hurting. By sharing openly from her own experiences of heartache and by offering practical insights founded on biblical truth, Ruth Graham has provided a resource that both equips us to pursue wholeness and leads us into the arms of the only One who can make us whole.----Dr. Gary Smalley, The author of DNA of Relationships 'This book is a must-read for those who are hurting or for those who would like to be a healing agent for someone else.'----Dr. Charles Stanley, author of The Blessings of Brokenness
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 Friends, Ruth seeks to minister God's 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 Samaritan's 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 n?
Stacy Mattingly is co-author of Unlikely Angel with Ashley Smith; Prisoners of Hope: The Story of Our Captivity and Freedom in Afghanistan with Dayna Curry and Heather Mercer; and two books with Ruth Graham: In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart and Legacy of Love.