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The Cross and the Switch-Blade, Repackaged Edition

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"Go to New York City and help those boys."

David Wilkerson was taken aback when he heard God speak those words to him late one night as he stared at a picture of seven young gang members on trial for murder. He was simply a country preacher at a small church in Pennsylvania. What impact could he possibly make--especially in New York City?

But God continued to lay those boys on his heart, and he sensed this was his calling. So he uprooted himself from his comfortable life to pursue the dangerous mission God was calling him to. Not long after, he was moving among the most violent gangs and drug users in New York, sharing the Gospel.

This captivating story describes the founding of Teen Challenge--an inner-city ministry that today maintains residential and crisis counseling centers around the globe--and the man who obeyed God's summons to reach out to the least of these. It is also the story of how God can use anyone to save those we may think are beyond saving.

240 pages


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A must read book

Carolyn S.| 2022-07-27 18:28

It's an amazing book. It's amazing how the Lord used David to reach the most violent gang members and drug addicts. How David gave up everything he knew to obey the Lord, trusting He would provide him with everything he needed to do his calling.