God, Cornbread, and Elvis

God, Cornbread, and Elvis

by Joe E. Pennel
     
 

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Joe Pennel draws readers into his way of seeing—clear-eyed, down-to-earth, yet sensitive to God's amazing presence in everyday events. His keen observations of life grew from years of serving local churches and the scores of ordinary, extraordinary people he befriended there. *God, Cornbread, and Elvis** entices readers to step away from the busyness of life,

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Joe Pennel draws readers into his way of seeing—clear-eyed, down-to-earth, yet sensitive to God's amazing presence in everyday events. His keen observations of life grew from years of serving local churches and the scores of ordinary, extraordinary people he befriended there. *God, Cornbread, and Elvis** entices readers to step away from the busyness of life, pull up a chair, and listen to this winsome, folksy storyteller weave his simple tales about being fully alive to the mystery and wonder all around us.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780835812238
Publisher:
Upper Room Books
Publication date:
08/15/2013
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
779,002
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

In 1996 Joe Pennel Jr. was elected a United Methodist bishop after nearly 30 years of serving as pastor of churches in Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee. Now retired from the episcopacy, he is professor of pastoral leadership at Vanderbilt Divinity School. Pennel is the author of 5 books, including *The Gift of Presence: A Guide to Helping Those Who Suffer.**

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