Falling Free (Unabridged, 5 Cds)
Shannan Martin had the best life she could imagine. She lived with her husband and three adorable kids in a cute little farmhouse on six rambling acres and had enough money, plenty of friends, a great church, and a safe,...
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Shannan Martin had the best life she could imagine. She lived with her husband and three adorable kids in a cute little farmhouse on six rambling acres and had enough money, plenty of friends, a great church, and a safe, happy existence. Then the bottom dropped out when they lost their jobs and God called them to something radically different. Their world shifted to a small house on the other side of the urban tracks, an income on life support, a challenged public school, and the county jail (where her husband is chaplain). And yet their plunge from nice, safe, and happy was the best thing that ever happened to them. Falling Free chronicles the Martin family s pilgrimage from the faulty, me-centric wisdom of this world to the topsy-turvy life of God s more being found in the less, challenging readers to rethink their own assumptions about faith and the good life. Anyone who yearns for something beyond status quo, middle-class Christianity but hesitates out of insecurity or safety concerns will find encouragement, food for thought, and practical guidance in this sweetly subversive book."
Shannan Martinis a speaker and writer who found her voice in the country and her story in the city. She writes the popular blog Flower Patch Farmgirl and is a contributor at DaySpring's (in)courage. She and her jail-chaplain husband, Cory, have four funny children who came to them across oceans and rivers. Having sold their dream farmhouse, they now live in Goshen, Indiana.nbsp;