“Why Go There? Because Jesus Would!” from Christian Faith Publishing author Mary Lou Brainerd is a fascinating and inspiring memoir that explores the author’s personal work within prison ministry through the highs and lows.
“Why Go There? Because Jesus Would!”: an engaging look behind the walls of the US prison system. “Why Go There? Because Jesus Would!” is the creation of published author Mary Lou Brainerd, a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who worked as a waitress, labored in sewing factories, sold real estate, became a certified general real estate appraiser, then retired as the investigator for the Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
Brainerd shares, “it isn’t pretty. The environment is hostile. The people aren’t nice. So why go there? Because Jesus would.
“Just driving by a prison can be intimidating, especially if you see the people in their prison garb working beside the road or in the fields with armed guards on horseback attending to them. But what if you went inside those bars and heard the heavy iron gates lock behind you? What if, armed only with a Bible, notebook, and pencil, you walked among them?
“In this book, you will take a journey through those halls, visit the people that only God could love, and learn to feel that love passing from the Almighty God through your flawed body to that person.
“Get ready for the journey. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you might even get a little angry; but, hopefully, you will have a better understanding of what a mighty God we serve and how the Holy Spirit can use a willing servant to accomplish his needs.”
Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Mary Lou Brainerd’s new book will bring a fresh awareness of the need for spiritual healing and encouragement.
Brainerd’s personal account will challenge and empower readers through a variety of impactful messages layered within a thoughtful reflection on life.
Consumers can purchase “Why Go There? Because Jesus Would!” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.
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