Italians from Brooklyn, Troccoli and Lofaro urge you to take a heaping helping of the richly flavored life that only God can provide. Prepared with soul-satisfying seasonings of faith, hope, and love, here's a meal stuffed with biblical truth, lively storytelling, and mouthwatering family recipes that will transform your attitude, outlook, and actions! Paperback.
Kathy Troccoli is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and author of ten books, including Live Like You Mean It and the bestseller Falling in Love with Jesus. With album sales topping two million, her music career includes more than 17 number-one radio hits, three Grammy nominations, and two Dove Awards. Raised on Long Island, Kathy now lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Ellie Lofaro is an author, Bible teacher, and the founder of Heart, Mind & Soul Ministries, “reaching and teaching the whole woman.” Her trademark blend of truth, humor, and grace has made her a popular conference speaker. A native New Yorker, Ellie is a first-generation American raised in a very Italian family. She and her husband, Frank, live with their three teenagers outside Washington, D.C.
Christian recording artist Troccoli and Bible teacher Lofaro dub themselves two Italians from Brooklyn who feast on the life God gives. With New Yorkborn sass and bravado, the authors successfully dish up a five-course spiritual meal, heavy on principles such as faith, hope and love. Good friends since the 1990s, this writing duo share their similar backgrounds (with delicious family recipes) and discuss their dissimilar life paths (Troccoli is a single professional woman; Lofaro, a married mom of three in ministry) to depict how God is present and active no matter where life takes them. Evangelical readers will appreciate the authors candor as they discuss bouts with depression, bulimia, low self-esteem and general discontent. The authors tempt readers to taste and see that the Lord is good, and they provide the means to do so through this bounty of tempting ingredients for experiencing hope in the heat-filled kitchen of adversity. This book is both fun and faith-promoting, a tasty combination. Mangia! (Aug. 19) Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.