A Life Redeemed tells the inspiring story of Ludlow Walker’s journey from his childhood in Jamaica to his current calling as a minister of the Gospel. Along the way, Ludlow achieved his dreams of financial success as an investor and hotel proprietor in Belize, only to see his marriage unravel and his life collapse into hopelessness. In his darkest hour, Ludlow finally turned to the God he had been trying to ignore all his life. What happened next is an unforgettable story of God’s redeeming..
As a boy, Jason Kauffman feared his father. As a man, he hated him. Jason thought this was normal. Fathers and sons do not get along, do they? Then why did it bother him when his own sons began to fear him? There was no way to break the cycle. Everything was his father's fault. His addictions. His anger. His bitterness. There was no way he could change until his father died, Jason thought. Then Jason discovered someone else. A new Father, who loved him. Could this new Father break the ..
Teodolinda and her family moved to the Zapotal highlands of Costa Rica to find a better life. But instead of getting better, life became drastically worse. Alcohol and anger gripped their hearts until life became a cycle of drudgery, moonshining, and fighting. Frightened, and disgusted with herself, Teodolinda decided to change. She hung religious symbols on the wall, lit candles to the saints, chanted prayers, and vowed to do better, but her family only slid deeper into sin. Amid this darkness ..
Joey lied, swore, and fought. She smoked in secret and shoplifted when she had half a chance. And she was only a child.Her mother was too sick to notice. Her father struggled to run the household. Her aunts drank and partied with the sleazy boarders who lived in the basement. These were Joey's role models - and she was fast becoming like them. Even when Joey and her siblings were sent to foster homes and eventually adopted, Joey's problems didn't go away. But behind the tough shell, Joey's heart..
Becky and her husband were committed to providing a haven in raising their four children in the fear of God. Their lovely neighborhood was increasingly dangerous and running counter to their commitment. What should they do? Where could they go? To leave the only place they had known as home was unthinkable. There was little support from family and friends, but God was leading in unusual ways. Where would He lead? How would this affect the relationships they had forged with family and the many fr..
Want a healthier you? A greener planet? Stronger community? Local Choices is one place to start. The authors give you lots of how-to on joining the local foods movement. Local Choices provides the motivation plus the resources, recipes and simple steps you can take to make a difference for you, your family and your world...