Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption  -     By: Katie J. Davis, Beth Clark
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Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption

Howard Books / 2012 / Paperback

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What would cause an eighteen-year-old high school homecoming queen and senior class president to drop everything and move to Uganda to live with some of the poorest people in the world? Only love, and a desire to follow Jesus wherever He leads, could make a young woman choose this path. And Katie Davis did just that, forgoing a college education, disappointing her parents and boyfriend, to teach and care for children half a world away.
In Kisses from Katie, Katie Davis shares her journey of radical love that lead her from a short-term missions trip in 2006, to adopting 13 Ugandan girls and starting a ministry that feeds and teaches hundreds of children every day. It hasn't always been an easy choice for Katie, but the joy of serving the people of Uganda brings a deeper sense of fulfillment. Her remarkable story will inspire you to believe that every life is precious and you can make a difference wherever you are.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Vendor: Howard Books
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.44 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1451612095
ISBN-13: 9781451612097
Availability: In Stock

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What would cause an eighteen-year-old senior class president and homecoming queen from Nashville, Tennessee, to disobey and disappoint her parents by forgoing college, break her little brother’s heart, lose all but a handful of her friends (because they think she has gone off the deep end), and break up with the love of her life, all so she could move to Uganda, where she knew only one person and didn’t even speak the language?

A passion to follow Jesus.

Katie Davis left over Christmas break of her senior year for a short mission trip to Uganda and her life was turned completely inside out. She found herself so moved by the people of Uganda and the needs she saw that she knew her calling was to return and care for them. Katie, a charismatic and articulate young woman, is in the process of adopting thirteen children in Uganda and has established a ministry, Amazima, that feeds and sends hundreds more to school while teaching them the Word of Jesus Christ.

Kisses from Katie invites readers on a journey of radical love down the red dirt roads of Uganda. You’ll laugh and cry with Katie as she follows Jesus into the impossible and finds joy and beauty beneath the dust. Katie and her children delight in saying yes to the people God places in front of them and challenge readers to do the same, changing the world one person at a time.

Author Bio

Katie J. Davis is the author of New York Times bestselling Kisses from Katie. Originally from Nashville, TN, she now lives in Uganda, where she is the adoptive mother of  fourteen little girls. Beth Clark is a writer and publishing consultant and runs a business called Thinkspot Communications in  Franklin, TN.

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  1. Nannalee
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    Kisses from Katie
    September 4, 2014
    Nannalee
    Quality: 5
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    Highly recommend this read. opens your heart and eyes to a young woman who wanted to follow her Lord in obedience...You can feel the love of the Lord as Katie shares her heart with the reader and the children she is raising in Africa.Excellent read!
  2. Karen
    FL
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Best Book EVER
    May 29, 2014
    Karen
    FL
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    I manage a Christian bookstore and am often asked what is my favorite book in the store. Without hesitation, this is the book I recommend. Kisses from Katie will encourage you, make you cry, fill you with laughter, lift you up when you're down and give great insight into the life of an amazing young woman who simply said "yes" to God.

    I would recommend that everyone reads this book. It's good for all ages, and for people from all walks of life. By far the best book I've ever read - and I've been an avid reader for over 50 years!

    Let God inspire you through this book...you'll be glad you did!
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    This book spoke mounds to my heart. I would love for EVERYONE to read it!
  4. Junglejane
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    Good for teens
    January 15, 2014
    Junglejane
    Age: Over 65
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    Excellent story of her life and desire to walk with God, serving those we encounter each day, living one day at a time.
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    December 26, 2013
    customer1124
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    Would recommend this as a must read to youth, teens and adults. Very inspiring. Shows what God can do with a willing heart. Great for church youth groups and anyone considering being a missionary. Also good for anyone wanting something inspiring to read.
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