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Out of the Black Shadows

Stephen LunguAnne CoomesPatrick Johnstone (Fwd)

Out of the Black Shadows

Stephen LunguAnne CoomesPatrick Johnstone (Fwd)

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Stephen Lungu was the oldest son of a teenage mother, married off by her parents to a much older man and living near Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). When he was three his mother ran away, leaving him and his younger brother and sister in the reluctant care of an aunt. By 11 Stephen too had run away, preferring life on the streets.

He slept under bridges and scavenged from white folks' dustbins. As a teenager he was recruited into an urban gangs, the Black Shadows, which burgled and mugged with a half-focused dream of revolution. When an evangelist came to town, Stephen was sent to fire bomb the event, carrying his bag of bombs and mingling with the crowd. Instead he stayed to listen. . .

Today Stephen is Africa's Billy Graham, an international evangelist who regularly speaks in UK, US and Europe.


- Publisher Stephen Lungu was the oldest son of a teenage mother, married off by herarents to a much older man and living near Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) When he was three, his mother ran away, leaving him and his younger brothernd sister in the reluctant care of an aunt. By 11 Stephen too had run away,referring life on the streets. He slept under bridges and scavenged fromhite folks' dustbins. As a teenager, he was recruited into an urban gang,he Black Shadows, which burgled and mugged with a half-focused dream ofevolution. When an evangelist came to town, Stephen was sent to fire bombhe event, carrying his bag of bombs and mingling with the crowd. Instead hetayed to listen...Today, Stephen is Africa's Billy Graham, an internationalvangelist who regularly speaks in UK, US and Europe.

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Stephen Lungu was the oldest son of a teenage mother, married off by her parents to a much older man and living near Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). When he was three his mother ran away, leaving him and his younger brother and sister in the reluctant care of an aunt. By 11 Stephen too had run away, preferring life on the streets.

He slept under bridges and scavenged from white folks' dustbins. As a teenager he was recruited into an urban gangs, the Black Shadows, which burgled and mugged with a half-focused dream of revolution. When an evangelist came to town, Stephen was sent to fire bomb the event, carrying his bag of bombs and mingling with the crowd. Instead he stayed to listen. . .

Today Stephen is Africa's Billy Graham, an international evangelist who regularly speaks in UK, US and Europe.

- Publisher

Stephen Lungu was the oldest son of a teenage mother, married off by herarents to a much older man and living near Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) When he was three, his mother ran away, leaving him and his younger brothernd sister in the reluctant care of an aunt. By 11 Stephen too had run away,referring life on the streets. He slept under bridges and scavenged fromhite folks' dustbins. As a teenager, he was recruited into an urban gang,he Black Shadows, which burgled and mugged with a half-focused dream ofevolution. When an evangelist came to town, Stephen was sent to fire bombhe event, carrying his bag of bombs and mingling with the crowd. Instead hetayed to listen...Today, Stephen is Africa's Billy Graham, an internationalvangelist who regularly speaks in UK, US and Europe.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Stephen Lungu

Today Stephen Lungu is Africa's Billy Graham, an international evangelist who regularly speaks in the U.K., U.S., and Europe.

Anne Coomes

Writer Anne Coomes is a former editor of the Church of England Newspaper and author of several books. She lives in Cheshire, U.K.

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5 stars By Erica , Jun 04 2008
The story of Stephen Lungu is truely amazing. His life story shows the transforming power that our Gods holds. The story tells of a man whom has seen and done it all, he is an inspiration for all Christians of how great God is. 
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  • Catalogue Code 245565
  • Product Code 1854247727
  • EAN 9781854247728
  • Pages 256
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Monarch
  • Publication Date Jul 2006
  • Sales Rank #30568
  • Dimensions 198 x 130 x 21 mm
  • Weight 0.264kg

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