Jambalaya for the Soul: 51 Humorous Stories and Cajun Recipes from the Bayou

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No one ever said being a Christian would be easy, but it can be funny! Find out just how funny in Jambalaya for the Soul, a light-hearted celebration of the Christian experience. Jesse Duplantis, a fiery Louisiana Cajun, shares side-splitting stories from his own life. From the bayous of Louisiana, to the barrooms of Memphis, you'll find out how this former rock musician came to be one of the most well-respected ministers of the gospel.

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Overview

No one ever said being a Christian would be easy, but it can be funny! Find out just how funny in Jambalaya for the Soul, a light-hearted celebration of the Christian experience. Jesse Duplantis, a fiery Louisiana Cajun, shares side-splitting stories from his own life. From the bayous of Louisiana, to the barrooms of Memphis, you'll find out how this former rock musician came to be one of the most well-respected ministers of the gospel.

Jesse Duplantis leaves congregations laughing-and you'll laugh, too, as you read this collection of his best-loved and funniest stories. With each misadventure, you'll not only find something to laugh about, but, you'll also discover how God's love and salvation can help you through the most trying times.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577943044
  • Publisher: Harrison House, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2000
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.55 (w) x 8.32 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 11
1 Fear of a Headless Chicken 13
Jesse's Daughter Jodi's Four-Leaf Salad With Garlic Balsamic Vinaigrette 20
2 Dracula and Pleading the Blood 22
3 Fred and the Outhouse 26
Jesse's Sister-in-Law Christine's Banana Pudding 33
4 Fight at the Airport 34
5 Diets Stink 41
Jesse's Brother-in-Law Rickey's Boiled Crawfish 45
6 Rebuking Beer Pigs 47
7 Embarrassing Sin on an Airplane 52
Jesse's Son-in-Law Eddie's Mother's Bread Pudding 57
8 Attack of the Vienna Sausage 59
9 Trash Gumbo 63
Jesse's Brother Wayne's Cajun Stove Top Pot Roast 69
10 Praying for a Hot Dog 70
11 A Night With a Swaying Demon 74
Jesse's Mother Velma's Chicken Gumbo 79
12 Apologizing to Beau Jacque 80
13 'I Like Varicose Veins!' 87
Jesse's Wife Cathy's Coconut Delight Cake 91
14 A Word of Rest 92
15 Pajama Jogging 97
Jesse's Mother-in-Law Irene's Crab-Stuffed Potatoes 100
16 The Night With the Church Rats 101
Jesse's Mother-in-Law Irene's Oyster Gumbo 105
17 Warning, Plane Problems! 106
Crab Meat Dip 113
18 Tale of a Busted Water Pipe 114
19 Praying Like Mary Prayed 123
Jesse's "Tante" Mel's Cracker Pudding 128
20 Woman of Seventy-Two Needs a Man! 129
21 Accident at the Roller Rink 134
Jesse's Mother-in-Law Irene's Crawfish Bisque 138
22 Slow-Cruisin' Granny 141
23 Words of Destiny 147
Jesse's Mother-in-Law Irene's Crawfish Etoufee 150
24 The Insanity of Jesus 151
25 Angels in the Choir Loft 157
Jesse's Mother-in-Law Irene's Crawfish-Cornbread Dressing 162
26 'Prophecy Unto These Dead Bones!' 163
27 Cross-Eyed Holy Ghost Preacher 172
Jesse's Wife Cathy's Creamy Spiced Shrimp Pasta 177
28 Makeup--Don't Leave Home Without It! 178
29 Preaching at the Diner 183
Jesse's "Tante" Mel's Heavenly Hash Cake 187
30 Praying--Not Gambling--Over My Kid 189
31 Taking Care of Lust 194
Jesse's Mother Velma's Meatball Stew 197
32 Getting Into God, Not Religion 198
33 Salvation for a Cow 202
Jesse's Wife Cathy's Oyster and Artichoke Soup 207
34 Knock Him Down--and Repent Later! 209
35 The Demon-Possessed Air Traveler 213
Jesse's Sister-in-Law Alma's Pecan Pie 219
36 'I'll Take the Gideon' 220
37 Lost in LA 225
Jesse's Sister-in-Law Christine's Pecan Praline 229
38 Crying Cathy 230
39 Heaven at the Best Stop 235
Jesse's Sister-in-Law Christine's Punch Bowl Cake 240
40 Stories of My Crazy First Employee 242
41 Trouble With Pantyhose 251
Jesse's Mother-in-Law Irene's Rice Dressing 254
42 Wet Pajamas 255
43 Smelly Bed, Angry Dog 259
Jesse's Sister-in-Law Christine's Roux 263
44 Adulterous Churchgoers 264
45 Catty Women 269
Jesse's Mother Velma's Seafood Gumbo 271
46 Hatchet-Head 272
47 Hunting With Sinners 277
Jesse's Mother-in-Law Irene's Shrimp Boulettes 284
48 Mamma, Me, Jimmy and Mexico 285
49 The Speeding Sheriff 293
Jesse's Mother-in-Law Irene's Shrimp Jambalaya 299
50 Making Intercession 300
51 Yellow Water Temptation 303
Jesse's Mother Velma's Smothered Potatoes 308
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