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In 'Finding Our Voice' powerful modern-day testimony intermingles with the often raw experiences of those we read about in the pages of the Bible – unnamed characters who have, in a sense, never had a ‘voice’ of their own.
The Bible is full of stories of people facing surprisingly modern issues. Within its pages, people have wrestled with issues such as living with depression, losing a child, overcoming shame, surviving abuse, and searching for meaning. Yet these are not the stories of the well - known heroes of faith, but those of people whose names are not even recorded in the Bible. Jeannie Kendall brings these unnamed people to life, reimagining their story from the Biblical text in order to hear their voice today. The issues and experiences unpacked in these reflections are then mirrored by a relevant testimony from someone who has dealt with similar situations in today’s world.
‘This is an important book. Jeannie has brought Bible stories to life with a new energy, and the contemporary stories that she shares show how devastatingly powerful biblical truth is for today. Anyone would be encouraged and strengthened by reading this delightful book.’
Revd Jonathan Edwards, former General Secretary of the