|About the Book|
Theo Cross: A Life Lived under Grace is the touching story of a pastors life as he grows in Gods grace over the course of his stay in a hospital where he is being treated for cancer. The story recounts the central characters awakening to Gods callMoreTheo Cross: A Life Lived under Grace is the touching story of a pastors life as he grows in Gods grace over the course of his stay in a hospital where he is being treated for cancer. The story recounts the central characters awakening to Gods call to the pastoral ministry, the desire to deepen in his understanding of God, faith, hope, and a host of associated issues with following Christ as a disciple. The story discloses the characters growth in faith, hope, and love. Through a series of flashbacks and encounters with friends, family members, and other patients in a hospital, the reader experiences the spiritual journey of a man who, even though he faces death, continues to learn new and vital ways into rich and rewarding experiences of Gods grace, mercy, and goodness.The story of Theo Cross is a good story--a story of love, hope, and faith--a life lived under grace. As is the expressed hope of the author in the preface, I can attest to the power of Theo Cross. I laughed- I cried- it became a part of me!--from the foreword by Carolyn CrouthamelAs he lay dying, Theo Cross took me on a tender, emotional journey to examine his life and his relationship with God. Theo taught me a lot about the power of love, hope, and Gods grace. This is an inspirational book that left me with peace and joy.--Rebecca A. Krause, Gwynedd Mercy University, PennsylvaniaAlbert J. D. Walsh is pastor of Heidelberg United Church of Christ in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, where he has held office for twelve years. Ordained in 1981, Pastor Walsh has served churches throughout the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference. Previous publications include: A Pastoral Proposal for an Evangelical Theology of Freedom- The Eucharists Biographer- United and Uniting- and Slices of Life, all published by Wipf & Stock.