Open Arms - House of Miracles

Open Arms - House of Miracles

by Doug Kelley


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Drugs, gang violence and prostitution are, sadly, part of life for many in South Central Los Angeles, California. The constant racial strife, crime and abject poverty have tormented the neighborhood for decades. Into this dark cloud of anger and hopelessness comes a Northern Montana couple with a simple vision: to reach "the lost, the least and the lonely" with God's love.

When Doug and Cathy Kelley left the security of their Montana businesses and arrived in Burbank in 1998, little did they know they'd end up living in a tiny apartment on one of the most dangerous streets in LA. They had no idea they'd be planting a church called Open Arms Christian Center among the poorest of the poor. But God knew.

Open Arms - House of Miracles is no ordinary book. It's the Kelley's hard-hitting and poignant story about people whose broken lives have been miraculously transformed by a loving God.

In this book you'll find:
• Murderers who received forgiveness
• Addicts who found freedom
• Transgenders who experienced acceptance
• Losers who became leaders

The stories in Open Arms range from Pitbulls to bullet holes. You'll see how Jesus can turn a person's mess into their own message. Do miracles happen today? You'll find them here.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781537304632
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.27(d)

About the Author

Doug Kelley is known as a man of many words. He has been a lawyer, pastor, politician and businessman. From planting churches to starting businesses to influencing culture, Doug's life has been a blur of activity.
Together with his wife Cathy, he has raised four children (Dugan, Regan, Lindsey and Tessa). Doug was born in Plentywood, Montana to Pat and Bette Kelley, raised in Sunburst, Montana and graduated from the University of Montana with a law degree. Before moving to Los Angeles in 1998, Doug and Cathy owned and operated many businesses in Montana.
Today, the Kelleys are self-supporting urban missionaries who oversee Open Arms Christian Center and the House of Hope in South Central Los Angeles. As a "Matthew 25" church, Open Arms ministers to the "lost, the least and the lonely," giving "hope and help to the brokenhearted."

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