The Weight of Mercy Paperback

Where Gospel Meets Street: A Novice Pastor's Baptism of Fire

by Deb Richardson-Moore;


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The Weight of Mercy

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How a nice, 50-something lady quit a good career to pastor a church in a tough neighbourhood. Full of colour and incident, this is a testament to messy grace and the presence of the Spirit in the hard places of the world. For 27 years Deb was a journalist in Greenville, South Carolina. Then she retrained as a Baptist pastor, and accepted a post at Triune Mercy Center, a run-down inner-city church. It proved a shock. All preconceived notions had to be set aside as Deb spent long hours working with the cranky staff to dispense food, clothes, medicines and respect to the street people of Greenville. Gradually she started to learn whom she could trust. Sometimes the best person to handle a situation might themselves be a drug addict. Sometimes Jesus had the face of a black girl who worked the streets. Then the street people started to trust her too ...

The Weight of Mercy by Deb Richardson-Moore was published by Lion Hudson in August 2012 and is our 67727th best seller. The ISBN for The Weight of Mercy is 9780857212290.

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Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherLion Hudson (August 2012)
Weight300g
Number of Pages288
Thickness15 mm
Height198 mm
Width130 mm
ISBN9780857212290
ISBN-10085721229X
Product Code4018642
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