Jumping through Fires: The Gripping Story of One Man's Escape from Revolution to Redemption

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Jumping through Fires takes you on a riveting journey from religion and fear to the life-changing discovery of God's grace. In this honest, dramatic, and moving memoir, author David Nasser recalls being forced to escape from his native Iran during the 1979 Revolution. Through the lens of a terrified boy, readers witness the destructive power of religion and the pull of peer pressure as he tries to fit into a vastly different culture--the American South. His unflinchingly honest, yet humorous, assessment of the ...
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Jumping through Fires: The Gripping Story of One Man's Escape from Revolution to Redemption

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Overview

Jumping through Fires takes you on a riveting journey from religion and fear to the life-changing discovery of God's grace. In this honest, dramatic, and moving memoir, author David Nasser recalls being forced to escape from his native Iran during the 1979 Revolution. Through the lens of a terrified boy, readers witness the destructive power of religion and the pull of peer pressure as he tries to fit into a vastly different culture--the American South. His unflinchingly honest, yet humorous, assessment of the church from an outsider's point of view is both enlightening and challenging.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801072598
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 881,618
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

David Nasser is the founder of David Nasser Outreach. Through radio broadcasts, television programs, and events, he reaches to more than 700,000 people annually with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The author of Glory Revealed and A Call To Die, Nasser lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their two children in Alabama.
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Table of Contents

1 The Day That Changed Everything 7

2 Ending a Life 13

3 The Great Pretenders 21

4 At the Airport 30

5 Purgatory 36

6 Fruitcake 42

7 Geek to Chic 56

8 When Grace Went Out to Eat 65

9 Water Walker 81

10 Stormy Waters 88

11 The Right Kind of Fear 97

12 The Power of Parking Lots 108

13 Risk and Romance 126

14 Five Months 141

15 Dad 147

16 As for Me and My House … 157

Epilogue 167

Acknowledgments 171

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