Written by a hurting parent for other hurting parents, this updated edition of Hurting Parents: Help and Hope For Parents of Prodigals tells the rest of the story - the one that inspired the original edition. Taking a realistic look at the easy access to drugs and alcohol, peer pressure, and cultural influences that impact youth, Margie and her son Gregg offer biblical insight, practical encouragement, and emotional understanding. A copy of this classic belongs on the bookshelf of every parent, pastor, youth worker, and Christian counselor. Paperback.
Christian parents are not exempt from the struggle and heartbreak caused by rebellious children. This softcover version of the classic resource The Hurting Parent by Margie Lewis, written with her son, bestselling author Gregg Lewis, for the first time offers the rest of the story that inspired the original edition of this book. The Hurting Parent takes a realistic approach to the problems young people face todaypeer pressure, easy access to drugs and alcohol, and cultural influences that pull them from their familys faith. The Lewises acknowledge there are no simple formulas or simple answers. But the biblical insight, emotional understanding, and practical encouragement they offer will be life changing. Written by a hurting parent for other hurting parents, this book, by ministering to hundreds of thousands of families over the past thirty years, has earned a prominent spot not only on the personal bookshelves of countless parents and their family and friends, but also on the professional shelves of pastors, youth ministers, and Christian counselors.
Margie Lewis is a graduate of Asbury College and Asbury Theological Seminary. She is a widow who has three sons, nine grandchildren, and lives in Wilmore, Kentucky. Thirty years after The Hurting Parent's first publication, she still receives regular feedback from hurting parents ho have read and appreciated this book.
Gregg Lewis is an award-winning author and coauthor of more than fifty books, including Gifted Hands, The Ben Carson Story, Take the Risk and The Big Picture.
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