The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: Expanded Edition

The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: Expanded Edition

by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

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The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: Expanded Edition by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

Newly Expanded Edition features over 50 pages of bonus material, including:

...two open letters from Rosaria
...Pastor Ken G. Smith's story of reaching out to Rosaria
...Pastor Kent Butterfield's testimony of Christian hospitality
...FAQs, psalms to sing, and more resources

Rosaria, by the standards of many, was living a very good life. She had a tenured position at a large university in a field for which she cared deeply. She owned two homes with her partner, in which they provided hospitality to students and activists that were looking to make a difference in the world. There, her partner rehabilitated abandoned and abused dogs. In the community, Rosaria was involved in volunteer work. At the university, she was a respected advisor of students and her department's curriculum. And then, in her late 30s, Rosaria encountered something that turned her world upside down-the idea that Christianity, a religion that she had regarded as problematic and sometimes downright damaging, might be right about who God was, an idea that flew in the face of the people and causes that she most loved. What follows is a story of what she describes as a "train wreck" at the hand of the supernatural. These are her secret thoughts about those events, written as only a reflective English professor could.

"In April of 1999, I felt the call of Jesus Christ upon my life. It was both subtle and blatant, like the peace inside the eye of a hurricane. I could in no way resist and I in no way understood what would become of my life."

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151404402
Publisher: Crown & Covenant Publications
Publication date: 10/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 80,098
File size: 2 MB

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The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: Expanded Edition 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
DiDi4God More than 1 year ago
My daughter recently claimed that she was gay. This information is fundamentally different than I BELIEVE. Butterfield validates to me some of the things I told my daughter earlier, how Satan has used the opportunities (loneliness,pride, hurts, etc) in her life to help her come to her newfound realization. Her words were an encouragement because she comes from a place of education, a place of living the lie, and overcoming. I am on DAY 10 of hearing my daughter's claim. Ms. Butterfield's words helped me to not feel so hopeless. Will my daughter choose to turn this around? IDK...either way I will love her and work on making myself as pleasing to God as possible--I will hate my sin, I will hate her sin--but we will LOVE one another.
jbm More than 1 year ago
This book is exceptionally written! Great story and more !!!