Joyce Meyer, author and Christian televangelist, suffered years of abuse as a child. Through prayer and cooperation with the Holy Spirit's leading, she was able to break free from the destructive path her life was on. Read her biographical story and find the courage to break your own cycle of pain. Whether you suffer from alcoholism, drug abuse, eating disorders, family dysfunction, or any other life-destroying issue, this book can help lead you into a life of redemption where you can fulfill God's destiny for your life. Paperback.
Joyce Meyer suffered through many years of extreme sexual and emotional abuse, only to discover a loving God who responded to her prayers, changing her mind, her spirit, and, eventually, the course of her life. You don't need to suffer any longer from alcoholism, substance abuse, poverty, bad relationships, family dysfunction, sexual harassment, and other life-destroying issues. Through her personal life and experiences, you will find strength and courage so that you, too, can:" Stop the endless cycle of pain." Fulfill God's destiny for your life." Overcome personal weaknesses." Experience genuine forgiveness." See God use you in miraculous ways." Find freedom from depression and abuse." Conquer timidity and helpless dependency.Both men and women alike will find that God can-and does-use anyone, no matter how bad his or her past circumstances may be, to accomplish truly astonishing and miraculous things.Break free from the bondage of your past!
Richard Young is a former educator, businessman, and pastor. The son of a Free Will Baptist pastor, Richard started preaching at fourteen and pastoring at twenty. He comes from a great heritage of preachers and pastors, as there has been a member of his family in the ministry consistently since 1876. Richard has been a writer all of his adult life, writing corporate training manuals and collegiate self-study courses, as well as two textbooks. He has written articles for both Christian and secular magazines and journals. His biographies are Joyce Meyer, The Rise of Lakewood Church and Joel Osteen, The Journey of T. D. Jakes, and Messengers of Healing (the story of Charles and Frances Hunter).Richard received Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma. He has completed the coursework for his doctorate in education at Oklahoma State University. He served as vice president of academics at American Christian College and Seminary in Oklahoma City, as well as dean of academics at Oklahoma Junior College. He also was a trainer for Century 21 across the state of Oklahoma.Richard and his wife, Brenda, have been married for more than three decades. Although they find great joy in helping people, their highest delight is spending time with their three children and nine grandchildren.