In a few short years that church grew enormously. When a shooting takes place on a school bus, a beloved teacher and student are shot. While at a train crossing, a bus loaded with footba The Crossing is a surprising read. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. On the way home from a football game, a decade earlier, a masked gunman opened fire on a Texas school bus. Still I did enjoy the book and would recommend it to others but be prepared for many complications! Doctors weren't sure she would ever walk again.
You see this crime stop some of the surviving victims from truly living. Ernest, a self-made businessman, was entrepreneurial long before entrepreneurs were common among blacks. The book is written in the view point of each character. They all understood what it was to lose everything…Through faith, two found a new life, better than their biggest dreams, but one lacked courage and retreated to her old way of life. During a return trip from a football game the bus in which the team and accompanying students and coaches are aboard, stops at a train crossing. Serita Jakes ministers to women at The Potter's House in Dallas, Texas, where her husband, , is pastor. Then we realized the machine had a timer.
As for Claudia, who I believe to be the main character, is devastated at the loss of her coach and friend. He also began a new television ministry, Get Ready, which aired on Black Entertainment Television and the Trinity Broadcasting Network. Though I had been weakened by the young man who pulled down my countenance, my Lord strengthened me with the memory that He was always there with me. It is filled with unusual twists and turns with a great story line. I figured out what had earlier been bothering me with this novel. After the 1990 move to Charleston, as his congregation grew, Jakes began to focus on the spiritual needs of the women in his church who had been abandoned and abused in their lives. Jakes Ministries was established as a non-profit organization that produced televised sermons and conferences.
They seem like real people with real problems, which you don't usually find in fictional novels. After all, starting the dishwasher was no problem: I could easily push that button and cross it off my list on good authority. It does contain some situations that parents may not want their children to read. Luckily, he is understanding of her issues, because he is almost too perfect to be true. They have five children and two grandchildren. All she did was give the most selfish character the best ending, and screw over the most troubled characters.
I began to notice bouts of anger that soon became hostility toward me. Even though I found some errors in the book noted below , I found the book to be very interesting. A mad man came onto the bus shot the assistant coach, the teacher, and a student. Altogether, his books have sold well over one million copies since 1993. He wants to ease the guilt that pushes him to violence toward the woman he loves and to vindicate himself in his father's eyes. If you are like me, you have certain expectations and views of how Christian books are written. On the way home from a football game, a decade earlier, a masked gunman opened fire on a Texas school bus.
All I can say is that I believed him. Another great part of this book was that there were so many secrets in this book that it kept you wanting to read more to find out about everybody's secrets. Two, the charges he has against him. That night, on that bus, they saw the school's cheerleading coach, B J Remington, shot and killed. Claudia Campbell has been imprisoned for ten years by memories of a masked gunman who opened fire on her school's bus on the way back from a football game. In July 2015, and announced that a new secular talk show hosted by Jakes and called T. And another good thing about these secrets is that everyone's tied in together in the end.
Maybe it was just a lucky guess, but even so Jakes kept me second guessing myself and reading to be sure my suspicions were accurate. I returned to my writing and finished telling my Lord the secret that had haunted me. I discovered a few errors in the book that I want to point out. At an early age, he was described as opinionated, stubborn, and driven —traits that some ascribe to him still today. Jakes appeared in the movie, Not Easily Broken , which was released January of that same year by Sony Pictures.
The Princess Within has now been adapted to a teen edition for girls ages, 12-15 entitled, The Princess Within for Teens. I do plan on reading it again to see if I change my mind about it, to make sure I gave it a fair chance, however its kind of doubtful that I'll change my mind. This book is one of those little treasures you come across. There are some twists and turns to this story; some predictable, some not. Everybody liked my brother, I thought. He moved the church twice: from Montgomery to Smithers and then to South Charleston, where the congregation grew from about 100 members to over 300.
Even though she struggled with sorrow to the point of telling everyone to call her Mara which means bitterness , I find it interesting that everyone continued to call her Naomi. She created likable characters in fact, she had me liking one of the bad guys! Disclaimer: I received the above book for free in return for my review. In the meantime Casio is suspended from his duty as a police officer. I'm not into gory details, but I wanted a little more character development with the main characters, and a little more info on the shooting. I can't wait to read more by this author.