A Blood and Guts Good News Story
The story of the transforming power of God in the journey of one man, whose brutal honesty will connect with anyone moving from adversity and hardship to victory and usefulness. The reader will be drawn into real life situations...
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The story of the transforming power of God in the journey of one man, whose brutal honesty will connect with anyone moving from adversity and hardship to victory and usefulness.
The reader will be drawn into real life situations and discover the power of God to overcome any challenges they face in life. The book offers hope, a sense of security and peace.
The story of the transforming power of God in the journey of one man whose brutal honesty will connect with anyone who has known adversity and hardship. From an isolated and sometimes traumatic upbringing in rural Australia to a life time of Offcership in The Salvation Army THE STORY takes you into the reality of personal struggle on the road to victory and usefulness. Transformed lives attest to the power of the GOOD NEWS, while a unique openness identifies with real life issues for those from the gutter to the board room. In a world of dislocation and fear one finds hope and security. BLOOD AND GUTS honesty, from a survivor of a suicide attempt, the author undresses the realities of temptation within the ministry, again revealing the transforming power of faith in Christ. A must read for any on the journey to spiritual discovery and maturity.
Peter is the second eldest of six children raised on a sheep and cattle property in northern New South Wales. He was homeschooled by correspondence for most of primary school, then completed two years of high school before leaving to return to the farm at the tender age of fourteen, just six weeks before his fifteenth birthday. With limited formal education he worked on the farm before gaining the skills necessary to enter the workforce as a shearer. He shore in New England, Western Queensland and New Zealand. After a further two years inseminating cattle he trained as an ambulance officer. This led to two years' service in inner Sydney before he trained to become an ordained minister of religion as an officer in The Salvation Army. Thirty five years in a fascinating array of appointments followed.
Currently Peter Pearson is living the dream of "adventure before dementia" by caravanning around Australia with his wife Helen, to whom he has been married for thirty-five years. They have three children and five grandchildren