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Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2000
Vivid. Passionate. Witty. Poignant. No one tells a story like Tony Campolo.
Why stories? Stories have the power to sneak up on us, catch us unaware, and in the process draw us closer to our fellow human beings . . . and to God. And when Tony Campolo tells a story, we are captivated and entertained by the amazing characters and situations he describes.
- You'll laugh (or wince) at how one particular missions offering was raised.
- You'll feel the tragedy of a friend Tony didn't stand up for.
- You'll thrill to the "Sunday's comin' " sermon.
- You'll be moved when you learn about the childhood event that caused Bishop Tutu to become a priest.
These are stories of hope, doubt, faith, failure, and triumph. Of people standing up for justice, showing mercy, and living for God. But don't just expect to be entertained by Tony Campolo-though you will be. He just might change your heart and your life's priorities.
Listen well. You might overhear God talking to you.
Tony Campolo (Ph.D., Temple University) is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University in suburban Philadelphia, a media commentator on religious, social, and political matters, and the author of a dozen books, including Revolution and Renewal, Let me Tell You a Story, and 20 Hot Potatoes Christians Are Afraid to touch.
GranBirmingham, ALAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Another good Campolo book.November 2, 2012GranBirmingham, ALAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Tony Campolo always writes stories with meaning. The stories tell the reader about people he has met along his path and how they have inspired him.
Brian Lee5 Stars Out Of 5November 6, 2005Brian LeeThis book is awesome! It has funny,real,heart touching, eye opening stories and real life experiences between Tony Campolo and random people and situations. God's love is radical. My favorite story is ' The Agnes Story '. Get this book. There is much to learn from these real life encounters.