Be Mine is a wacky, inspiring ride through the wonderful mess called "life." Find out what happened when Jolene's young son cried out "Pray for Me!" as she hauled the misbehaving tyke out of the sanctuary during worship. Read the tale of the sexy, silky nightgown that Jolene almost purchased at "the mall," except for the sales clerk whose bodice was smaller than the turkeys Jolene roasts at Thanksgiving. Discover the amazing ways that God blessed Jolene and her husband when they refused to declare bankruptcy and ended up going broke anyway. Above all, read Be Mine to rediscover God's fantastic love for you.
Jolene DeHeer is a popular inspirational speaker and writer reminiscent of Barbara Johnson, author of Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and Be Happy! Jolene's laugh-out-loud humor flows from her own tragedies and triumphs-from her twelve miscarriages to the gift of a wonderfully precocious son, and from her paralyzing doubts about her own value as a human being to her abiding faith in a loving God. Blessed with a remarkable ministry to people of all ages, she speaks across North America at many churches, conventions, retreats, and conferences. Visit her website to invite her to celebrate God's amazing love with your group. Quentin Schultze (preface) is the Arthur H. DeKruyter Chair of Faith & Communication at Calvin College and author of many books including, Here I Am: Now What on Earth Should I Be Doing?
"It's a shame that people in search of inspiration so often choose only those writers that are already well known, because they miss out on the fresh energy of genuine grace-givers like Jolene. If you're looking for some great stories about a great and loving God, look no further. Jolene is a genuine Red Letter Christian!" -Dr. Tony Campolo, Eastern University
"No one I know presents Jesus' love more winsomely and compellingly, with greater joy and verve, than Jolene. Her Spirit-anointed stories hold people spellbound." -Dale Cooper, Chaplain Emeritus, Calvin College
"Jolene has an amazing gift. Her stories of hardship and hope truly connect with those in need." -Terri DeBoer, TV personality, Grand Rapids, MI
"Jolene saved my life. I desperately needed to know that God loves me." -Ally, who had attempted suicide
"Jolene takes you on an emotional roller coaster-laughing one minute and crying the next." -Necia Vander Wall, former youth pastor, Pathways Church, Michigan (to whom the book is dedicated)
"Jolene is real. God is using her mightily." -Frankie Wunderink, youth pastor, Grace Valley Church, Nevada
"I learned from Jolene what it means to hunger and thirst after God, and what a passionate and life-giving relationship with Abba looks, sounds, and feels like." -Rev. Emily Vanden Heuvel, Wedgewood Christian Services
FROM THE PREFACE BY QUENTIN SCHULTZE
"Yes, Jolene is daffy. I'm glad. She gives me hope for myself. If God can keep her out of excessive trouble, maybe there's a chance for me and you as well. Read this book and you'll discover what I mean. Grace is just around the corner, chapter by chapter. I'm grateful Jolene had enough oil in her engine to crank out this delightful book."