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The weight of mercy : a novice pastor on the city streets

Author: Deb Richardson-Moore
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Grand Rapids, MI : Monarch Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"For 27 years Deb was a journalist in the Deep South. Then she retrained as a Baptist pastor, and accepted a post at a run-down inner-city church where the homeless gathered. It was a shock. Gradually she learned whom she could trust--and whom she couldn't. Sometimes the best person to handle a situation was a drug addict. Sometimes Jesus had the face of a prostitute. All were fiercely welcomed into this bewildering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Deb Richardson-Moore
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deb Richardson-Moore
ISBN: 9780857212290 085721229X 9780857213877 0857213873
OCLC Number: 796201579
Description: 288 pages ; 20 cm
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The story of a nice middle-class lady who took on the pastorate of a downtown mission. A story of improbable hope.  Read more...

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`Immensely moving and inspiring, reminding us of the power of grace.' -- Patrick Regan OBE, Founder and CEO of XLP `Causes you to see people in a way you never would have realised. Real, authentic Read more...

 
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