Stories of Faith and Courage from the Home Front captures the fascinating and inspiring history of the heroines and heroes at home, from the very foundation of our nation up until the present day. It presents stories of many lesser known figures, as well as well-known political figures. Each individual's significant legacy of faith and courage impacted by war brings insights into their faith, lives and society in which they lived. Each story includes a coordinated Scripture and a prayer for today's military, families, or individuals encountering struggles.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 464 Vendor: AMG Publishers Publication Date: 2012
This devotional book contains 365 true stories of struggles, courage, and actions of women, children, and men involved in the home front of American wars, in chronological order, from the French Indian War through the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. These stories illustrate effective prayers, heroism, volunteer efforts, and daily courage. Special weekend devotions consist of original words from a journal, newspaper, letter, or newspaper, and glimpses into life during that era, such as fashion, pastimes, work, and celebrations. Each story includes a coordinated Scripture and a prayer for todays military, families, or individuals encountering struggles.
Karen Whiting, wife of a retired Coast Guard Officer, is an international speaker and former television host. She is the author of sixteen books and a daily devotional for women. She and her husband Jim live on Marylands eastern shore, in Grasonville. They have been active members of Officers Christian Fellowship for over thirty years and currently help with OCF ministry at the US Naval Academy. Karen is a mother (including two servicemen) and a grandmother of eight. Visit her at www.Karenwhiting.com.
Jocelyn Green, the wife of a former Coast Guard officer, is an award-winning author, freelance writer, and editor. She is the author of Faith Deployed: Daily Encouragement for Military Wives (Moody 2008), and Faith Deployed . . . Again: More Daily Encouragement for Military Wives (Moody 2011), along with contributing writers. She is also co-author of Battlefields & Blessings: Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq and Afghanistan (AMG Publishers 2009). Jocelyn and her husband Rob live with their two children in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Visit her at www.faithdeployed.com and www.jocelyngreen.com.