LIFE WITH LAUREN
AN ODYSSEY INTO AUTISM
Les de Villiers


Today one out of every 150 children born in the United States is diagnosed with this baffling and terrifying condition—a dramatic increase over a decade ago when incidence rate was estimated at 1 in 2,500.This is the story of strikingly beautiful Lauren Elizabeth de Villiers who is autistic and lives in a world of her own. Even though it was written by Lauren’s father from the viewpoint of someone who draws strength from his faith as a Christian to cope with the challenges posed by their daughter’s condition, it is aimed at everyone who has to deal with autism:  Jew, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, agnostic and atheist—men and women of all faiths and non-faiths. It is the story of one family’s odyssey into autism. It was written in the belief that  the growing number of parents who have to deal with autism might benefit in a practical and spiritual sense from her story. It is also intended to awaken the broader community to the importance of spending more time and money for research into the causes and possible cures of this dreaded condition. Les de Villiers has written books about politics, business, conservation and travel, published in South Africa, Europe and the United States. He considers this book as the most important one he has written.

Print version: ISBN: 978-0-916673-31-4 (Review/Buy)
Kindle version: ISBN: 978-0-916673-30-7 (Review/Buy)


HEAVEN CAN'T WAIT
Cliffe Knechtle


"Heaven is not going to be living off an eternal welfare check and sitting on a cloud, strumming a harp for eternity. Very clearly we are going to be serving God and serving each other." Heaven is only one of the many topics explored in this thought-provoking and inspiring  collection of sermons by Pastor Cliffe Knechtle. It covers many aspects of daily life and the hereafter . Cliffe Knechtle is the pastor at Grace Community Church in New Canaan, Connecticut. A graduate of Davidson College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, he spends time at university campuses where he faces tough questions from faculty and students about his belief in Christ.  Give Me an Answer, the televised series based on these encounters, is watched by many. His previous books are Give Me An Answer and Help Me Believe.

Print version: ISBN: 0-916673-21-9 (Review/Buy)
Kindle version: ISBN: 
978-0-916673-44-4 (Review/Buy)

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