How did a young black girl raised in Birmingham, Alabama, in the turbulent 1960s grow up to become the first female National Security Advisor and later Secretary of State? Condoleezza Rice's story of success in the public sphere is powerful, but even more compelling is the story of how her Christian faith has served as her foundation for dealing with heartache and struggle. This biography examines Rice's faith and how it has shaped her.
Were It Not for Grace gives 12 prominent Christian women the platform to share their stories about how God has had his hand on their lives. The heart of each of these ladies bears the indelible fingerprint of a God who has pursued them, healed them, and held them in their times of trial. Be enriched, moved, and inspired by the personal testimonies of these high profile, wonderful women of God.
What does human suffering have to do with God's power and love? Everyone has a "Gethsemane," a place and time in our lives when we face sorrow on the deepest level. To help us understand the relationship and interaction between human suffering and God's power and love, author Leslie Montgomery looks at the details of Jesus' example to show how valuable lessons can be learned through suffering.