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Witness to Grace: A Testimony of Favor is a poignant true-life story that chronicles the remarkable journey of W. Franklyn Richardson. Grace, as divine unmerited favor given freely by a loving God, is shown time and time again throughout each season of Richardson's life. From humble and challenging beginnings to honored positions of power and global influence, Witness to Grace gives an intimate portrayal of the rise of one of the most respected religious and civil rights leaders of our time. Richardson bares his heart as he reflects on the gut-wrenching disappointment of loss, the unforgivable oppression of a people, the need for understanding, humility and unification across denominational lines and the power of education to provide unparalleled opportunities through the all-encompassing Grace of God. Against all odds, Richardson found himself the object of God's favor as he leaned on God for strength and direction. If you have ever questioned the value of your purpose, the significance of your future and what you have the capacity to overcome, this book will shift your perception of life and give you a renewed path forward. W. Franklyn Richardson's testimony is a Witness to Grace.
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About the Author
W. Franklyn Richardson is Senior Pastor of Grace Baptist Church in the City of Mount Vernon, New York, and Chairman of the Board at Virginia Union University, his alma mater. He also serves as chairman of the boards of the National Action Network and the Conference of National Black Churches. Richardson earned his divinity degree from Yale University Divinity School and his Doctor of Ministry as a Wyatt Tee Walker Fellow from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. Mentored by Dr. Sandy Ray (a close friend of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.) and Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker (Dr. King's chief of staff), Richardson has received numerous honors and accolades. Two notable distinctions include induction into The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers and The International Hall of Honor by Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He is also a recipient of The Alumni Award for Distinction in Congregational Ministry from Yale University. Dr. Richardson is married to Inez Nunnally Richardson and lives in New York.