Book Review – Tales Of The Defended Ones
When was the last time you found a book:
- So compelling, you could not put it down?
- So moving, it’s bound to provoke discussion among parents and children, teacher and students, husbands and wives?
- So inspiring, it could change your life – as well as those across the globe?
Tales Of The Defended Ones by Beth Guckenberger is one of those books!
Tales Of The Defended Ones is a book of stories about God the Defender and the people He protects. In this book you’ll meet five children who God defended and protected – even when it seemed no one was watching – even when it seemed no one cared.
- Ben and Joseph, two Ethiopian boys who lose their mothers but find a family.
- Antonio, a challenged boy who is rescued from a seemingly hopeless situation.
- Caitlyn, an abused girl who learns that the truth will set her free.
- Jorani, who is freed from slavery and delivered into the arms of grace.
Beth beautifully weaves each story together in such a way that one cannot help but see God’s sovereign hand at work. Especially in the midst of difficult circumstances, these stories show how God loves, cares, and provides for us.
The book is specifically designed to facilitate discussions between adults and children about missions and orphans.
I loved each story and did not want the book to end. Whether you are 8 or 80, you will not walk away untouched by this book.
About Beth Guckenberger
Beth and her husband Todd are the founders of Back2Back Ministries, which communicates God’s love by serving others. Beth regularly speaks at women’s and missions conferences, youth gatherings and church services. In addition to her children’s releases in the Storyweaver series, Beth has written two mission-minded books. She has also partnered with Standard Publishing on the mission content in its 2013 VBS program. Beth and her family live and serve in Monterrey, Mexico.
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iPad Mini Giveaway and Facebook Party
Beth Guckenberger is celebrating the release of her latest book in the Storyweaver series, Tales Of The Defended, with an iPad giveaway and Facebook Party on April 25, 2013.
One lucky winner will receive:
- An iPad Mini
- A Tales Of The Defended Ones small group kit (books and DVD)
Enter today by clicking on one of the icons below. But hurry – the giveaway ends on April 24th, 2013. The winner will be announced at the “Storyweaver” Author Chat Party on April 25, 2013, where Beth will chat with guests, answer questions, and offer tips about how to begin a dialog with children and youth about the orphans around the world, the basic needs of children living in poverty, and what we can do to help. It’s okay to attend even if you haven’t read the book – who knows, you might WIN a copy! Beth will also be hosting a fun trivia contest and giving away tons of great stuff, including books, gift certificates, and more!
So, grab your copy of Tales Of The Defended Ones and join Beth and friends on the evening of April 25, 2013 for a chance to connect and make new friends. Remember, even if you haven’t read the book, you are still invited to come!
Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Litfuse Publicity for review purposes. I was not compensated for this review nor was I required to write a positive review. The opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.