The Cross and the Switchblade: The True Story of One Man's Fearless Faith

The Cross and the Switchblade: The True Story of One Man's Fearless Faith

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Overview

The True Story of a Man Who Risked It All for God

With over 15 million sold, this modern-day classic is now available in a new edition especially for young readers ages 9 to 12, complete with 30 illustrations that bring the story to life. This riveting story follows the young David Wilkerson--then a simple country preacher--as he risks everything, including his life, to go to the heart of New York City to bring the gospel to the violent gangs and drug users who were taking over the streets. The courage, resilience, and faith of this young preacher will inspire a new generation of readers as they see how God's love can pierce the darkest of circumstances and save those who we think are beyond saving.

Let this powerful story show the young people in your life how God can use anyone with faith to do the impossible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493414215
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/19/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 591,800
File size: 47 MB
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Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

David Wilkerson (1931-2011) founded Teen Challenge and World Challenge and was the founding pastor of Times Square Church in New York City. He authored more than forty books and ministered around the globe. On the day of his death, he was still ministering.

John and Elizabeth Sherrill, coauthors of numerous classics and two of the cofounders of Chosen Books, have traveled the world in search of stories that reveal the power of God.
David Wilkerson (1931-2011) founded Teen Challenge and World Challenge (www.worldchallenge.org) and was the founding pastor of Times Square Church in New York City. He authored more than forty books, including the bestselling The Cross and the Switchblade and Knowing God by Name. With a particular longing to encourage pastors, he traveled around the globe. On the day of his death, he was still ministering.
John Sherrill (1923-2017) and his wife, Elizabeth, co-authored numerous bestsellers--classics such as The Hiding Place, The Cross and the Switchblade and God's Smuggler--and traveled the world researching and writing articles and books. Longtime editors for Guideposts magazine, they also co-founded Chosen Books. The Sherrills have three grown children, eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Elizabeth Sherrill (www.elizabethsherrill.com) and her husband, John, continue to travel the world in search of stories that reveal the power of God. The Sherrills have co-authored numerous bestsellers--classics such as The Hiding Place, The Cross and the Switchblade, and God's Smuggler. They have been associated with Guideposts magazine for many years and were cofounders of Chosen Books, along with Leonard and Catherine Marshall LeSourd. Elizabeth and John have three grown children and live on the South Shore of Boston.

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