Encouraged, complemented with an accompanying DVD study and additional online resources, helps believers see what matters most while they are struggling in their particular life storms. Based on specific Scripture passages of encouragement, award-winning broadcaster and author Brenda Ladun also includes encouraging contemporary stories. These stories are from real people who have been through similar storms that test one’s faith and have one wondering if there will be brighter days ahead.
Ideal for group or individual use, believers will be encouraged to receive God’s answers as they face their storms with Jesus and find real joy in the midst of difficulties. The study includes bonus materials such as a group discussion guide, outreach ideas, and a detailed plan of salvation.
Item #: N144103
Category: Biblical Studies
Size: 6 X 9 Inches
Page Count: 192
Pack Qty: 36
Pub Date: January 2014
Pub Date: August 2014
“Brenda Ladun is an Alabama treasure. Her words of inspiration and powerful life stories remind us all of the strength of the human spirit. In the telling of these stories, we come to understand that the spirit of power and love is God’s gift. Thank you, Brenda, for sharing your story, your faith, and for inspiring us to face life’s challenges with courage and grace.”
– Dr. Judy Bonner, president, University of Alabama
“Brenda is a cancer survivor, a talented broadcast journalist, but most importantly, a strong woman of faith with a servant’s heart. Let her encourage you in this book, and let God’s healing begin in your life.”
– James Spann, CBM ABC 33/40, Chief Meteorologist
“A gifted communicator, Brenda combines thorough biblical teaching with an ability to apply the comfort of Scripture to life’s most painful and challenging circumstances.”
– Don Hawkins, DMin, president, Southeastern Bible College
About the Author
Prime-time ABC news anchor and author Brenda Ladun is a two-time breast cancer survivor. When faced with her personal battle with breast cancer, she inspired the countless viewers who watched the nightly news for the results of her chemotherapy treatment and her courageous battle.
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation awarded her the National Media Award for coverage of breast cancer. She is also the recipient of the American Cancer Society Life Inspiration Award and the American Cancer Society award for Best TV Coverage. A news anchor and reporter for more than two decades, she has received six Associated Press awards, an Emmy nomination for Best Anchor, and the Edward R. Murrow Award for radio and television journalism.
In addition to news reporting and writing, she trains for marathons and is active in the local school and in her church. She and her husband, Doug Bell, and their three children live in Birmingham, Alabama.