The Weight of Mercy: A Novice Pastor on the City Streets
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About the Author
Deb Richardson-Moore is a former national award-winning journalist, who became a pastor of the Triune Mercy Center in downtown Greenville, South Carolina. She is the author of the succesful Branigan Powers Mysteryseries. Deb is a popular speaker at book clubs, universities and colleges. She has also won numerous awards for her philanthropy and community involvement, including the 2014 Women Making History Award from the Greenville Cultural Exchange Center and the 2016 Public& Community Service Award from the Atlantic Institute. A graduate of Wake Forest University, Deb and her husband live in South Carolina.
Going from journalist to Baptist pastor and rescuer of Greeville, S.C.'s homeless involves some amazing feats of grace, not to mention discerning judgments. Richardson-Moore servies up unflinching truths with smart writing and self-deprecating humor in recalling this rigorous test of faith. . . . This is a tale of grit and true mercy.-- "Booklist" (10/1/2012 12:00:00 AM)
"Deb Richardson-Moore is one of my 'most admired' people. I love her heart, her experience-learned wisdom, her honesty and her passion. You will praise God for the work He is doing at the Triune Mercy Center."--Ruth Graham (10/1/2012 12:00:00 AM)
"At the Triune Center, Deb not only found Christ among 'the least of these, ' but she also experienced Christ drawing her into His grand drama of redemption. Here is a loving, realistic account of a life commandeered for the work of God's Kingdom."--Will Willimon (10/1/2012 12:00:00 AM)