Glimpses of Heaven

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Glimpses of Heaven

By Gordon MacDonald; Kay Warren; Ben Patterson

Harvest House Publishers, Paperback, 9780736950183, 218pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2013

Description

Bestselling authors Kay Warren, Gordon MacDonald, Liz Curtis Higgs, Mark Buchanan, Virginia Stem Owens, and Ben Patterson are among the 50 contributors to this collection of brief, inspiring stories. These seasoned writers recount experiences from their own lives and interpret them through the eyes of faith with passion and insight.

  • Kay Warren spontaneously joins a welcome-home celebration for soldiers at an airport and witnesses the power of encouragement.
  • Gordon MacDonald helps a friend struggle through a long hike and discovers the meaning of true friendship.
  • Liz Curtis Higgs befriends a young fellow passenger but learns something from him about her "baggage."

Readers will love these engaging stories and will learn that their own everyday lives are brimming with significance. The goodness of God, the value of every person, and the importance of meaningful relationships are just a few of the truths that flow from these first-person accounts from master storytellers.



About the Author
Gordon MacDonaldhas been a pastor and author for more than fifty years. He serves as Chancellor at Denver Seminary, as editor-at-large forLeadership Journal, and as a speaker at leadership conferences around the world. His books includeBuilding Below the Waterline, Who Stole My Church, A Resilient Life, andOrdering Your Private World.Gordon and his wife, Gail, live in New Hampshire.

Kay Warren cofounded Saddleback Church with her husband, Rick Warren, in Lake Forest, California. She is a passionate Bible teacher and respected advocate for those living with HIV & AIDS, orphaned and vulnerable children, as well as for those affected by a mental illness. She founded Saddleback's HIV & AIDS Initiative. Kay is the author of Choose Joy: Because Happiness Isn't Enough, Say Yes to God and coauthor of Foundations, the popular systematic theology course used by churches worldwide. Her children are Amy and Josh, and Matthew who is in Heaven; she has five grandchildren.

Ben Patterson is campus pastor at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He has served churches in New Jersey and California and was dean of the chapel at Hope College in Michigan before going to Westmont College. He is the author of Deepening Your Conversation with God and is a back-page columnist for Leadership Journal and a contributor to Christianity Today.