Item description for The Cross and the Switchblade: A True Story -- The Best-Selling International Adventure of All Time! by David Wilkerson...
Overview The story of a small-town pastor who found his real ministry among the street gangs of New York and succeeded in founding the Teen Challenge movement
Publishers Description A young preacher from the Pennsylvania hills comes to New York City and influences troubled teenagers with his inspirational message.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.85" Width: 4.15" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Nov 15, 1986
Publisher Penguin Group USA
ISBN 0515090255 ISBN13 9780515090253 UPC 071152004994
Availability 129 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 12:23.
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More About David Wilkerson
David Wilkerson (1931-2011) was the founder of Teen Challenge and World Challenge and longtime senior pastor of Times Square Church. He authored more than thirty books, including the bestselling The Cross and the Switchblade and Knowing God by Name. He ministered to people worldwide, and on the day of his death, he was still ministering.
Reviews - What do customers think about Cross And The Switchblade?
Amazing Book! Jan 29, 2009
Our son was in Teen Challenge and graduated from the year long Teen Challenge program, attended the year long Teen Challenge International Ministy Institute, as well as served a year as an intern with our local church in youth ministry and outreach. This book was required reading for him in the program. We also read it and couldn't put it down. Wow, God answers prayers with His perfect timing. Wonderful, inspiring book!!
THe Cross and the Switchblade Mar 21, 2007
THe moment I started reading it, it took me back to the time of 1959. This is a true story, it captured my total concentration.
Creepy Title, Awesome Book Jan 4, 2007
A mind blowing account of David Wilkerson's (founder of Teen Challenge) calling to minister to the youth on the streets in New York City. Thrilling book, a huge encouragement to those wondering if God can provide for their calling.
Old Favorite Jan 3, 2007
Was assigned to read back in HS. Enjoyed it even more as an adult!
Not as satisfied as before Aug 18, 2006
The book is not a good copy...it may be because it is old, but the pages are tearing out as I read them
Timeless Mar 28, 2006
I first read this book as a teenager 30 years ago. Its impact has never left me. I am now purchasing this book for my own teenage son. You will not regret reading it.