On May 27, 2001, missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnham were taken hostage by terrorists. A year later, Gracia was rescued by a helicopter, but Martin with "angel's wings." Gracia's riveting account tells about their ordeal; their relationship with each other and God; the actions of the governments involved; their captors' trial; and more. 304 pages, softcover from Tyndale.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 304 Vendor: Tyndale House Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0842381392 ISBN-13: 9780842381390 Availability: In Stock
In the Presence of My Enemies, the gripping true story of American missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnhams year as hostages in the Philippine jungle, was a New York Times best seller and has sold nearly 350,000 copies. Now releasing in trade softcover for the first time, this updated edition has a new look and contains never-before-published information on the capture and trial of the Burnhams captors; Gracias secret return trip to the Philippines; and updates on recent events in Gracias life, ministry, and family.
The Burnhams, under torturous conditions, befriended their guards, comforted their fellow hostages and kept their faith in a God who seemed to have abandoned them.