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Under the Overpass

By Mike Yankoski
  • ISBN Code: : 030756343X
  • Publisher : Multnomah
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
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An updated and expanded edition of the gritty, challenging, and utterly captivating portait of the homeless crisis. Ever Wonder What it Would Be Like to Live Homeless? Mike Yankoski did more than just wonder. By his own choice, Mike's life went from upper-middle class plush to scum-of-the-earth repulsive overnight. With only a backpack, a sleeping bag and a guitar, Mike and his traveling companion, Sam, set out to experience life on the streets in six different cities—from Washington D.C. to San Diego— and they put themselves to the test. For more than five months the pair experienced firsthand the extreme pains of hunger, the constant uncertainty and danger of living on the streets, exhaustion, depression, and social rejection—and all of this by their own choice. They wanted to find out if their faith was real, if they could actually be the Christians they said they were apart from the comforts they’d always known…to discover first hand what it means to be homeless in America. What you encounter in these pages will radically alter how you see your world—and may even change your life.

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  • Pdf File: the-year-of-secret-assignments.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Three girls. Three boys. Two rival schools. This could get messy.The Ashbury-Brookfield pen pal program is designed to bring together the two rival schools in a spirit of harmony and "the Joy of the Envelope." But when Cassie, Lydia, and Emily send their first letters to Matthew, Charlie, and Sebastian, things don't go quite as planned. What starts out as a simple letter exchange soon leads to secret missions, false alarms, lock picking, mistaken identities, and an all-out war between the schools--not to mention some really excellent kissing.

My 30 Days Under the Overpass

By Mike Yankoski
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Multnomah
  • Book Code : 0307562530
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 834
  • Pdf File: my-30-days-under-the-overpass.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Live Life Loud! You passed that same ol’ bum on the street this morning. You sat next to some smelly girl on the subway last night. You ordered a burger from a worn-out cashier over your lunch hour. What do you think about these people? What does God think about them? My 30 Days Under the Overpass is not a devotional you will read in your quiet time, then carry on with your day. It’s something you’ll actually do—all day, every day—because these thirty days will rock you. Intense reflection on God’s thoughts and feelings toward the poor, broken, and downtrodden will change you…and you will begin to change the world. Not on your next mission trip. Not at church next Sunday. But right here, right now. Ask It. How do you treat others—those you like, know, don’t know, don’t like? Those who fall into your comfort zone, and those who shove you outside of it? Read It. Mike Yankoski and his buddy, Sam, chose to become homeless to discover their answer. Think It. Would you go sleep under a bridge in the rain? Would you panhandle for your next meal? Would you help those who do? Believe It. “I tell you the truth, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me,” said Jesus (Matthew 25:45). Live It. This is not your average devotional. You’ll read it, but you’ll also do it. Get ready for a life change that will change lives. “Mike takes Christ at His word, and challenges you to summon the courage to live the real Christian faith.” Dean R. Hirsch, President, World Vision International Story Behind the Book “Is God enough to sustain me? Is He trustworthy? Is He worth staking my life on? What happens if I die? Will I even survive? Such questions rang loudly in my mind as Sam and I decided to lay down everything in a full embrace of the homeless life. Some experiences were uncomfortable, some shocking, some disturbing, some hilarious, and still others frustrating. But five months of life on the streets has left us, our faith, and our lives forever changed. We’ve been back from the streets for two years, and now this devotional makes it possible for people to make real-life changes. It contains stories and reflections not included in Under the Overpass .” —Mike Yankoski

Kiss All the Girls

By Dennis J. Gordica
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1546215441
  • Total of Pages : 70
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 648
  • Pdf File: kiss-all-the-girls.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Have you ever been in an automobile accident that unfolded in slow motion, from which you walked away shaking yet inwardly grateful that you were all right? This collection will do to your emotions what that confrontation did to your car.

The Falcon Force

By C. Smith
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1481758845
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 815
  • Pdf File: the-falcon-force.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Falcon Force, is a book about a New Orleans police department detective, John Kelly, who has spent ten years trying to nail Franco Medina, a narco-terrorist, who blatantly runs guns into Mexico and South America and smuggles drugs back into the U. S.. Magically Medina is always able to escape apprehension. All of Kelly's detective skills are put to the test, when his longtime partner, Brandon Thompson, is kidnapped. Just when everything seems hopeless, he's reunited with an old girlfriend from his high school days. Their volatile relationship buds, then is threatened by a circumstance that teeters on disaster. His investigations lead him to a top secret spin-off of the CIA. Then he's drafted into the clandestine organization and becomes an elite commando participating in dangerous missions that nearly take his life. He eventually comes full circle to renew his obsession to take down his old nemesis, Medina, the God Father of the Gulf Coast. The book is fast paced, with surprising twists and turns, and the ending is riveting.

Underground Space - The 4th Dimension of Metropolises, Three Volume Set +CD-ROM

By Jirí Barták,Ivan Hrdina,Georgij Romancov,Jaromír Zlámal
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Book Code : 1000006794
  • Total of Pages : 2064
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 602
  • Pdf File: underground-space-the-4th-dimension-of-metropolises-three-volume-set-cd-rom.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The so-called fourth dimension of a metropolis is the underground space beneath a city which typically includes structures such as tunnels, which facilitate transport and provide gas, water and other supplies. Underground space may also be utilised for living, working and recreational facilities and industrial storage. These volumes focus on underg

Bravely Second: End Layer - Strategy Guide

By GamerGuides.com
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Gamer Guides
  • Book Code : 1630410055
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Games
  • Members : 934
  • Pdf File: bravely-second.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Two years after the Heroes of Light calmed the Four Crystals, Luxendarc is at peace. Agnes Oblige is now Pope of the Crystal Orthodoxy, working with the Duchy of Eternia to maintain peace and prosperity in the land. But there are those who do not wish for peace. The Glanz Empire and its leader Kaiser Oblivion kidnap Pope Agnes despite the efforts of her protector Yew Geneolgia and set out to conquer Eternia. Yew survived the attack and wakes up a week later, determined to rescue his beloved Pope Agnes and stop the advancing Empire once and for all. And so your journey begins… Our guide is filled with a plethora of information to help you on your journey through Luxendarc including: - Complete start-to-finish walkthrough of the main quest. - Full coverage of the Barter Sub-Scenario System and how to obtain new asterisks. - Every other side quest explained in full. - A full examination of the job system and use of the new additions to the Bravely battle system.. - Post-game dungeons, Ba'al strategies, bosses and other content. - Details on the village-building mini-game centred around the reconstruction of Magnolia’s home and much more!

The No-Nonsense Guide To Tornado Safety

By Jeffery D. Sims
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Beyond-The-Spectrum
  • Book Code : 1304997316
  • Total of Pages : 90
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 645
  • Pdf File: the-no-nonsense-guide-to-tornado-safety.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This e-book could save your life! The ebook edition of the No-Nonsense Guide To Tornado Safety is the 1st in a series focusing on natural (and man-made) disasters. This guide is designed to provide a comprehensive source for the latest research related to tornado safety. Subjects covered include: providing a basic survey-level understanding of tornadoes; addressing long-held tornado myths; how to be proactive in preparing for a tornado event; providing sound advice by government and weather professionals/researchers on the best courses of action during a tornado; the best shelter during a tornado; and how to remain safe after a tornado event has occurred. This manual also contains several useful appendixes that include a listing of government and charitable resources (for those affected by tornado disasters), a list of useful weather-warning smartphone and computer apps, and a list of local and privately-operated designated tornado shelters across the country for those without access to their own shelters

Within the Lighted City

By Lisa Lenzo
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Iowa Press
  • Book Code : 9781587291340
  • Total of Pages : 97
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 401
  • Pdf File: within-the-lighted-city.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A collection of interwoven stories set in Detroit. The story, Burning, is on the 1967 race riot, in Self-Defense, a white girl is attacked by black students, and Sophie's Shirt is a mother's grief at the loss of a baby.

The Art of Prosecution

By John Bugliosi
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Looseleaf Law Publications
  • Book Code : 1889031348
  • Total of Pages : 372
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 730
  • Pdf File: the-art-of-prosecution.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A priceless powerhouse of prosecutorial guidance! Learn to solidify cases every step of the way, from the first swing of the judge's gavel to the last. Perfect for practicing prosecutors, law enforcement pros who provide the elements that help win cases and everyone in between...including law students! You'll get analyses of 5 top attributes of successful prosecutors - instruction for crafting compelling opening statements & jury-swaying summations - insider tips for selecting the right jury - advice for using questions with surgical precision to dissect testimony and reveal truth - plus case-winning witness prep instructions!

Eradication

By Matthew Staggs
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Matthew Staggs
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 484
  • Pdf File: eradication.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Desperate times call for desperate measures. On the brink of losing control, the government takes their most drastic step yet... Martin Gratz and his family have survived being hunted by the CDC, shootouts, sinking ships, and unforgiving weather. Now they face a new threat... Facing civil unrest and a Russian invasion, Louis Wojeski has convinced the President to carry out his last resort: the release of The Spot back into the population. In the wasteland the Gratz' used to call their home, the very air they breathe could mean death, and survivors and abandoned Russian soldiers compete for supplies wherever they can be found. Eradication is the final chapter of the Containment Series. If you like harrowing post-apocalyptic wastelands, chilling dystopian futures, and shocking government conspiracies, then you'll love Eradication. Buy Eradication today, and finish the fight.