Item description for In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart: Hope for the Hurting by Ruth Graham & Stacy Mattingly...
Overview Offers help and hope to those who wonder if they have out-sinned God?s grace or if their life circumstances have set them aside from being used by God, with practical help to every believer and church leader who sits side by side each Sunday with the broken and hurting. Foreword by Billy Graham.
Publishers Description WHEN LIFE'S ROSY DREAMS DISSOLVE INTO DIFFICULT REALITIES THAT BREAK OUR HEARTS, GOD SHOWS THAT HE SPECIALIZES IN RESTORATION' 'If in these pages you see your own life's experience mirrored in our daughter's, may you, too, find a personal relationship with the same heavenly Father who continues to be her strength, comfort, and joy.'' ---From the foreword by Billy Graham 'Warning: This book should only be read by imperfect, flawed people in serious need of God's amazing grace. Thank you, Ruth Graham, for having the courage to bare your soul and then lead others back toward God's welcoming arms.'----Philip Yancey, author of Where Is God When It Hurts? 'For any who have experienced the tragedy of infidelity and wrong choices. Ruth unfolds her life, showing that the grace of God is sufficient. ----Elisabeth Elliot Gren, author of Through Gates of Splendor 'You hold in your hand a tool that will help you whether you are hurting or seeking to minister to one who is hurting. By sharing openly from her own experiences of heartache and by offering practical insights founded on biblical truth, Ruth Graham has provided a resource that both equips us to pursue wholeness and leads us into the arms of the only One who can make us whole.----Dr. Gary Smalley, The author of DNA of Relationships 'This book is a must-read for those who are hurting or for those who would like to be a healing agent for someone else.'----Dr. Charles Stanley, author of The Blessings of Brokenness
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.38" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Oct 12, 2008
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 0310290791 ISBN13 9780310290797 UPC 025986290795
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More About Ruth Graham & Stacy Mattingly
Ruth Graham, founder and president of Ruth Graham and Friends, ministers God s grace and comfort to those who are hurting and works to equip those who desire to help the broken. Author of multiple books, including the best-seller In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart and the 2008 Gold Medallion Award winner, Step into the Bible, she travels widely as a conference speaker and has appeared on a variety of radio and television shows, including Good Morning America, The Hour of Power, Focus on the Family, and shows on Moody Broadcasting. A cum laude graduate of Mary Baldwin College, Ruth worked in publishing for thirteen years. Daughter of the beloved evangelist Dr. Billy Graham, Ruth has three grown children and six grandchildren. She lives in Virginia.
Reviews - What do customers think about In Every Pew Sits A Broken Heart?
Heart Rending, but GREAT! Jan 23, 2010
This book is super for anyone needing encouragement. It was shipped immediately & received in excellent condition. I highly recommend this book!
Hope for the Hurting is for everyone Jul 6, 2009
Mrs. Graham did a wonderful job writing her testimony that, if read, will help so many hurting people, young and old. Her vulnerablity was evident in her life story. I could relate to Ruth regarding her daughter's unplanned pregnancy; how she and God handled it was heartwarming. Being the daughter of a prominent evangelist made it more humbling than most to admit the tragic divorce in her life. Mrs. Graham gave proof that "God loves us and turns bad things around to glorify him. Mrs. Entzminger, Oakton, VA
truth can hurt Mar 25, 2009
I'm about halfway through reading, talk about hitting home. I got it for my husband who is a p.k.and am finding alot of truths about myself in it.Sometimes it goes on a few things too long before getting to the point, but all in all it is very helpful in coming to terms with yourself.
What makes us think we are immune to hurt? Nov 25, 2007
I started the audio book yesterday and could not stop listening. This audio book shares Ruth's heart. If Billy Graham's daughter can go through such trials, what makes us think we are immune to the hurt the world gives us.
Do you need encouraging? Sep 6, 2007
This book will do it. I look at the families of others and think that they are so blessed that they can't go through hard times. Ruth Graham puts that throught to rest. She is a real flesh and blood person with a story to share.