A story of unconditional love and acceptance where you least expect it. Imagine yourself a 13-year-old hundreds of miles away from home, in a strange city, and your mom leaves you at a bus station and drives off into the night with her lover. That's the real life story of country music star Jimmy Wayne. It's a miracle that Jimmy survived being hungry, homeless, and bouncing in and out of the foster care system, and sleeping in the streets. Walk to Beautiful also chronicles Jimmy's rise to fame in the music industry and his Meet Me Halfway campaign - his walk halfway across America to raise awareness for foster kids.
"EXCELLENT LISTENING EXPERIENCE!"
The flight of Apollo 11 made Aldrin one of the most famous persons on our planet, yet few people know the rest of this true American hero's story. In Magnificent Desolation, Aldrin not only gives us a harrowing first-person account of the lunar landing that came within seconds of failure and the ultimate insider's view of life as one of the superstars of America's space program, he also opens up with remarkable candor about his more personal trials - and eventual triumphs - back on Earth.
On September 11, 2001, Lisa Beamer was thrust into the national spotlight after her husband, Todd, became an American hero by preventing terrorist hijackers from almost certainly flying United Flight 93 into the White House or the United States Capitol.
"Inspiring book. I couldn't put it down."
Millions of people around the world know Chuck Norris as the star of more than 20 motion pictures, including Delta Force, Missing in Action, and Return of the Dragon. Millions more know him as a martial arts expert, the only man in the Western Hemisphere to hold an 8th degree Black Belt Grand Master in Tae Kwon Do. And then there are others who know him from his eight seasons on CBS's longest running series, Walker, Texas Ranger.
At first, Ken Abraham wrote off his mother’s changes in behavior as quirks that just come with old age. There was memory loss, physical decline, hygiene issues, paranoia, and uncharacteristic attitudes. He soon realized that dementia had changed her life - and his family’s - forever. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease. That’s one in eight older Americans. More than likely, that figure includes someone you know and love.
By 1970 racial tension was at a breaking point in the Southern town of Gallatin, Tennessee. Desegregation had emotions running high. The town was a powder keg ready to erupt. But it was also on the verge of something incredible. Eddie Sherlin and Bill Ligon were boys growing up on opposite sides of the tracks who shared a passion for basketball. They knew the barriers that divided them - some physical landmarks and some hidden in the heart - but those barriers melted away when the boys were on the court.
Millions of people appear to be living normal lives yet they are secretly numbing their emotional pain with alcohol, drugs, food, and many other lifestyle addictions. The good news is that there is hope, and author Michael Cartwright knows this firsthand, both personally and professionally. Hooked on drugs and alcohol as a teenager, Cartwright landed in a psychiatric hospital in a catatonic state in his early 20s. Despite completing the typical recovery programs and mandatory counseling, he continued in a downward spiral until he had an epiphany that would ultimately set him free.
When General William T. Sherman commissions Ezra Justice to form a secret band of cavaliers who will help end the war between the North and South, his order may impact the West as well.
Before Billy Graham became a household name, he was simply known as Billy. When he wasn't playing baseball, he was discovering his love for Christian ministry. His best friend, Charles Templeton, was already on track to be a highly successful evangelist, and the two young men began strategizing on how to win the world for Christ. That plan took a drastic turn, however, when Templeton deserted the faith and became an atheist.
An inspirational and heartrending memoir about Ben Breedlove, whose videos about his near-death experiences and visions of heaven went viral in 2012, written by his sister Ally Breedlove. On Christmas Day 2011, Ben Breedlove's soul went to heaven. But it wasn't his first time there. Ben suffered from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a heart condition that posed a constant risk of sudden death. His condition, a thickening of the heart muscle, worsened over time, leaving him weak and fatigued.
"Great story from a wonderful family"
A brilliant new take on the book of Revelation that gives listeners fresh insight, giving them peace of mind and a great hope for the future. Here's an unprecedented view of Revelation that will strengthen your faith and quiet your fears. With a riveting mix of narrative storytelling and eye-opening biblical facts, Jim Bakker offers us front-row seats to the most spectacular drama of all time: the end time events foreseen by the apostle John on the isle of Patmos 20 centuries ago and unfolding before our eyes today. Time Has Come not only makes you an eyewitness to John's wonder-filled visions; it brings you clear insight into what to expect in the days ahead.
Ezra Justice and his elite group of special operation soldiers have just helped General William T. Sherman put an end to the Civil War and must go their separate ways . . . but not for long. Scattered to the Ku Klux Klan-ridden South (former slave Nathaniel York), a hostile Midwest Sioux reservation (medicine man Harry Whitecloud), and the rugged goldmine towns of California (the notorious Hawkins twins), these pioneering men face plenty of dangers apart from one another.
"great book bad voice"
Into the void steps Azul Dante, the charismatic leader of the Prodigal Project. He shines a light in the darkness of the End Times, his new world order representing a return to the promised land of the past. And in the beginning, seven hopeful men and women set out separately to find salvation in the Prodigal Project. Instead, they initiate a series of personal trials that will ultimately prove to be the sternest test of their souls.
"Hard to listen to."
In the twinkling of an eye, their lives changed forever. Husbands, wives, children, all lost in what was first called "the disappearance." Now many understand that with millions of Christians called home, the Rapture has irrevocably torn the fabric of their lives. They wander in the wake of events nearly too powerful, too overwhelming to comprehend. Some set out on a personal odyssey to reconnect with family, their past, with some semblance of order in a world menaced by the Muslim mujahideen.
Special Agent John Jameson has been assigned a daunting task - to take out the vicious leader of the militant Islamic mujahideen that has been menacing the world in the wake of the Rapture. Caught between his duty to country and his newfound faith, Jameson has learned a terrible secret. Desperate to relay this information to the highest level of the American government, Jameson enlists the aid of journalist Cat Early.