Forgiven: The Amish School Shooting, a Mother's Love, and a Story of Remarkable Grace (Paperback)

Forgiven: The Amish School Shooting, a Mother's Love, and a Story of Remarkable Grace By Terri Roberts, Jeanette Windle, Beverly Lewis (Foreword by) Cover Image

Forgiven: The Amish School Shooting, a Mother's Love, and a Story of Remarkable Grace (Paperback)

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Mother of Amish Schoolhouse Shooter Gives Message of Hope and Healing

Who would have believed all the beauty God would create over the nine years since that awful day. On October 2, 2006, a gunman entered an Amish one-room schoolhouse, shooting ten girls, killing five, then finally taking his own life. This is his mother's story. Not only did she lose her precious son through suicide, but she also lost her understanding of him as an honorable man. Her community and the world experienced trauma that no family or community should ever have to face.

But this is, surprisingly, a story of hope and joy--of God revealing his grace in unexpected places. Today Terri lives in harmony with the Amish and has built lasting relationships that go beyond what anyone could have thought possible. From the grace that the Amish showed Terri's family from day one, to the visits and ongoing care Terri has given to the victims and their families, no one could have foreseen the love and community that have been forged from the fires of tragedy.

Let Terri's story inspire and encourage you as you discover the wonder of forgiveness
and the power of God to bring beauty from ashes.
Terri Roberts travels the United States and the world speaking about the Nickel Mines Amish school shooting, forgiveness, and hope. She has been interviewed by CBS News, the Associated Press, and Reuters. Terri is a mother of four sons and a grandmother of eleven, including two step-grandchildren. She and her husband, Chuck, live just south of Strasburg, Pennsylvania. Learn more at www.JoyThroughAdversity.com.
Product Details ISBN: 9780764217326
ISBN-10: 0764217321
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Publication Date: October 6th, 2015
Pages: 240
Language: English