This touching collection of true stories shares personal accounts of God’s presence and activity in the lives of ordinary people throughout ordinary days—and how He shows up in extraordinary ways.
God Encounters consists of approximately thirty stories with “life turning points” that illustrate how God is active in everyday life, through his involvement with physical crises, relationship issues, and life transitions. Readers will come away with new spiritual insights with life-changing implications, and the upbeat, comfortable, and accessible message makes each story appealing for every reader.
James Stuart Bell, Jr., was director of religious publishing at Doubleday, executive director of Bridge Publishing, and executive editor at Moody Publishing. He has written or consulted for more than a dozen other Christian publishers. At present he is the owner of Whitestone Communications, Inc., a literary development agency. His roles include writer, editor, compiler, packager, publishing consultant, and literary agent. He makes his home in the western suburbs of Chicago and is married with four children.
"God Encounters is a captivating collection of stories of ordinary people from all walks of life who have experienced God in the pain as well as the joys of life. This is an excellent read for anyone seeking a glimpse of God in everyday life." -- Gary D. Chapman, Ph.D., author of The Five Love Languages and Love as a Way of Life