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Headed Home: A MLB All-Star's Search for Truth

Headed Home: A MLB All-Star's Search for Truth

by Glenn Wilson, Darrell Halk

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Overview

Glenn Wilson believed from the time he was young that he was destined to be a pro athlete. His journey from lightly recruited high school student athlete to first round draft pick of the Detroit Tigers in 1980 was the script that many only dream about becoming reality. Glenn achieved his goal, playing ten seasons in Major League Baseball, including making the National League All-Star team in 1985. Injuries and disappointment shortened Glenn’s career, and when investments soured causing business ventures to fail, he found himself living in pain and misery. In that pain, he went in search of fulfillment and on that journey Glenn came to know what it meant to truly have a relationship with God. Headed Home takes you on this journey from childhood to athlete to a broken man finding the hope of knowing Jesus Christ. When Glenn experienced the grace of Christ, his life would never be the same. This book brings us the hope that God has a plan for all of us and that he longs to change our lives.


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BN ID: 2940014144650
Publisher: Lucid Books
Publication date: 03/20/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 156
File size: 650 KB

About the Author

Glenn Wilson is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He was selected in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1980 amateur draft by the Detroit Tigers, and made his Major League debut in a Tigers uniform on April 15, 1982. Glenn played ten seasons in the Major Leagues and was a member of the 1985 National League All-Star team. Glenn was known for his tremendous arm leading the league in outfield assists in 1985 and 1986. Glenn is now an ordained minister and lives with his wife Kim in the Houston, Texas metro area. He has three grown sons, Glenn Jr., Lance and Andy.

Darrell Halk is a passionate follower of Jesus Christ. He has served in student ministry for fourteen years and currently serves at Southmont Baptist Church in Denton, Texas. Darrell’s passions include family time, preaching, writing, sports, counseling and helping people grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. He obtained a Masters of Arts degree in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Bachelors of Arts degree in English from Sam Houston State University. Darrell lives in Corinth, Texas with his wife Tiffany and daughters Rylie and Macee. He is the author of the book No One Really Knows, released by Lucid Books in February 2011. For more info visit www.norkbook.com.

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