Even in Our Darkness

Even in Our Darkness

A Story of Beauty in A Broken Life

Book - 2018
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The author shares the story of how his accomplishments as a professor, author, and speaker at a young age brought an addiction to success, pride, and control, and how tragedy forced him to face these demons by surrendering control.
"[this book] is a powerful memoir of finding beauty and friendship through the pain of loss, tragedy, and brokenness, Even in Our Darkness explores what it means to know God and be known by him. Jack Deere tells the true story of his life growing up near Fort Worth, Texas in the 1950's and the disintegration of his family following his father's suicide. In his mid-twenties, Jack would rise to fame and success as a leading scholar, popular speaker, and bestselling author.But despite being rescued and exalted, Jack would ultimately be crushed in the years that followed. He would lose his son to suicide and his wife to alcoholism. Only then would Jack wrestle with his own addictions, surrender control, and experience true healing. An authentic story of the Christian life, Even in Our Darkness will serve as your own guide in overcoming life's disappointments and learning to hear God speak in unbelievable ways."--publisher's site
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Zondervan, c[2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780310538141
Branch Call Number: 277.3083 DEERE
Characteristics: 283 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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