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Number of Pages: 400
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2008
|Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.44 (inches)|
Series: Sullivan Crisp
With one flash of a camera, Demi's private life becomes public news. She doesn't know it yet, but her healing has just begun.
Christian college professor Demitria Costanas had vowed to end her affair with a colleague. But she gives into temptation one last time...and a lurking photographer captures her weakness for all to see. Quite literally, she's the woman caught in adultery. And almost everyone--herself included--has a stone to throw.
Enter Sullivan Crisp, a decidedly unorthodox psychologist with his own baggage. He's well-known for his quirky sense of humor and incorporation of "game show" theology into his counseling sessions. And yet there's something more he offers...hope for a fresh start.
Reluctantly the two of them begin an uplifting, uneven journey filled with healing and grace. By turns funny and touching, this story explores the ways humans hurt each other and deceive themselves. And it shows the endlessly creative means God uses to turn stones of accusation and shame into works of beauty that lead us onto the path of healing.
An auspicious debut for a candid yet tender series about pain, healing, and God's invitation for second chances.
Nancy Rue has written over 100 books for girls, is the editor of the Faithgirlz Bible, and is a popular speaker and radio guest with her expertise in tween and teen issues. She and husband, Jim, have raised a daughter of their own and now live in Tennessee.
Stephen Arterburn is a New York Times bestselling author with more than eight million books in print. He most recently toured with Women of Faith, which he founded in 1995. Arterburn founded New Life Treatment Centers as a company providing Christian counseling and treatment in secular psychiatric hospitals. He also began "New Life Ministries", producing the number-one Christian counseling radio talk show, New Life Live, with an audience of more than three million. He and his wife Misty live near Indianapolis.
HersheyreaderHershey, PA5 Stars Out Of 5This is a great book!!!August 31, 2011HersheyreaderHershey, PAQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The Sullivan Crisp novels are some of my favorite books. This is the first in the series, and you will definitely want to continue with #2 and #3 after reading this. Many twists and turns throughout the book, but God's redemptive work always shines through! Enjoy!
The Phone Tree EdifierAtlanta, GAAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Guaranteed, you will need a handkerchief.July 21, 2011The Phone Tree EdifierAtlanta, GAAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Healing Stones is a story of heartbreak, healing, and redemption. As you are drawn into the lives of Demitria and Dr. Crisp, you will learn things about yourself or perhaps someone you know. Guaranteed, you will need a handkerchief for this one.
Phone Tree Rating: 5/5 Stars *****
Chris Simpson5 Stars Out Of 5OutstandingOctober 21, 2010Chris SimpsonQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Have thoroughly enjoyed all in this series; can't wait for the next one.
Kameki WellsPalm Bay, FLAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5January 28, 2010Kameki WellsPalm Bay, FLAge: 35-44Gender: femaleThis book is a must read! It was so captivating that I read it in 1 weekend! It is very well written and the ending was great. This book brings to light what Jesus said,"He that is without sin, let him cast the first stone."
Lisa5 Stars Out Of 5October 9, 2009LisaWhat an awesome book!! A definite 5 star book in my opinion!! I enjoyed reading of a woman who made mistakes (which we all do) and took full responsibility to change her life and make it right again with the Lord and her family. Sin is sin..and it made me think twice of times when I've thought one sin worse than another. ALL sin grieves the Lord..yet he offers his priceless forgiveness as we repent before him...He wipes the slate clean. Very powerful book...it will make you think!!