How is it possible that a chain-smoking socialist, a teenage video gamer, an opium addict, a satanic high priest, a disabled beggar, and a self-absorbed mean girl became saints?
Popular itinerant missionary Meg Hunter-Kilmer will stretch your preconceived notions of holiness by exploring the lesser-known lives of seventy-five extraordinary people whose human struggles and limitations reveal the power of God's grace.
Pray for Us isn't your ordinary saint book: Hunter-Kilmer highlights the sorrows, struggles, and idiosyncrasies of broken people who turned their lives around and dedicated themselves to God and his work. Through these edgy profiles, full of fresh and fascinating stories, she explores the universal call to holiness and how God can transform anyone--from grouchy theologians to bratty teenagers--into saints. You'll discover that anyone--even you--can become a saint if you trust in the Lord.
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Hunter-Kilmer presents the unvarnished lives of the saints and holy people in a way that reveals the power of God's grace in their lives. Their stories--and especially their brokenness--are relatable to us all.
An extensive index that includes names, feast days, and patronages will help you find the inspiration you are looking for in the lives of these holy people.