One terrible night, Robert Rogers' wife and four children were all suddenly swept away from him and drowned in a flash flood. This is the moving, true story of how God's amazing grace sustained a father left to grieve for...
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One terrible night, Robert Rogers' wife and four children were all suddenly swept away from him and drowned in a flash flood. This is the moving, true story of how God's amazing grace sustained a father left to grieve for the family he loved.
In an instant, everything was swept away. On August 30, 2003, Robert Rogers, his wife, Melissa, and their four children were driving home from a wedding when they were caught in a flash flood. As Robert was swept away by the strong current, he could only hope his family would survive. "Into the Deep" is the true story of what happened to the Rogers family on that fateful night in August and how, through it all, God - 's amazing grace sustained a father left to grieve the family he loved. Robert - 's moving story will challenge you to live a life of - ?no regrets, - ? to cherish your loved ones, and to live life to the fullest.
On the evening of August 30, 2003, Robert and Melissa Rogers and their four young children were driving home from a family wedding. Caught in a flash flood, Melissa and the children all drowned. "Into the Deep" is the compelling story of how one man's faith took root and blossomed through trials, blessings, and a deepening trust in God.
Those who have watched Nancy and David Guthrie walk through the loss of two infant children, and the millions who have read their story worldwide in TIME Magazine and USA Today, have wondered at their ability to emerge from such sorrow with joy for life and passion for God. In reality, this deep place of pain caused Nancy to dig into the scriptures like she never had before, looking for answers to her questions and a deeper relationship to God.
She offered many of the lessons she learned from this sorrowful experience in her 2002 book, Holding On to Hope: A Pathway of Suffering to the Heart of God (Tyndale House Publishers) which has helped thousands of people pursue God in the midst of their suffering. She regularly hears from readers book from all around the world who have been touched by the as the book as it has been translated into numerous languages including Spanish, Portuguese, German, Danish, Norwegian, Korean and Chinese.
Nancy has also written The One Year Book of Hope (also Tyndale), a daily devotional for people who are hurting or grieving, When Your Family's Lost a Loved One (with her husband, David), Hoping for Something Better (a study of the book of Hebrews) and Hearing Jesus Speak Into Your Sorrow.
The Guthries have seen God continue to use their loss to minister to other people going through loss in a variety of ways, including serving as co-hosts for a new production of the GriefShare video series. GriefShare is a 13-week video curriculum series that is used to facilitate weekly grief groups in more than 6,000 churches nationwide
Stan Finger es un experimentado periodista del periodico Wichita Eagle de Kansas Nominado al premio Pulitzer, y ganador de otros premios por sus escritos, Finger reside en Wichita, Kansas.
Robert Rogers has a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a master of business administration from Keller School of Management. An accomplished songwriter and pianist, Robert studied music education at Anderson College for two years.
Robert met his deceased wife, Melissa, while they were both working in the Boston area. They were happily married for nearly 12 years before her death. Robert and Melissa had four children who also perished in the flood: Makenah (age 8); Zachary (age 5 ), born with Down syndrome; Nicholas (age 3 ); and Alenah (age 1 ), adopted from China with special needs.
Robert has ministered hundreds of times across the country. He has appeared on ABCs Good Morning America with Diane Sawyer, CBSs The Early Show with Hannah Storm, CNNs American Morning with Soledad OBrien, and The Montel Williams Show.
To honor the memory of his family, Robert established the Mighty in the Land Foundation which is dedicated to advance adoption and care for orphans and special-needs children worldwide. The current goal of the foundation is to raise enough funds to sponsor five orphanages in five different areas of the world.