Black Man-White Man: The Tale of Two Friends

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AuthorHouse, 12.10.2006 - 152 Seiten

A gangster and an undercover cop. A Midwesterner and a Southerner. Two men from different walks of life, both raised to be prejudiced toward the others race. Thats the story of Joseph and Wallace. It is an unlikely relationship because of the radical differences between them. Joseph is Black. Wallace is White. They met twenty years ago in a hotel hot tub and began a relationship that has developed into a deep friendship. Both men overcame their racial prejudices and joined together in ministry. They learned to invest in each other and take the risks necessary to learn each others story. Their combined story reflects their cultures and is the basis for the book. Many readers will identify with their lives. There is an openness between Joseph and Wallace. Neither man compromises who he is in order to be a confidant to the other. The influence of Josephs dad was very important in his life while Wallace was raised without a father in the home. Each of these men has significant statements to make concerning the influence of a father in a childs life. This underlying theme sets the stage for the merging of two unlikely men into a godly friendship. Now, serving together, they speak in the United States and Africa to adults and youth about the choices that life offers. The common factor they have shared from the beginning of their relationship is their individual commitment of faith in Jesus Christ. They both know that God designed their lives and brought them together. What they have overcome here will last with them throughout eternity.

 

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Introduction
1
Chapter 1
5
Chapter 2
11
Chapter 3
17
Chapter 4
27
Chapter 5
37
Chapter 6
41
Chapter 7
51
Chapter 13
91
Chapter 14
97
Chapter 15
101
Chapter 16
103
Appendix A
109
Appendix B
115
Appendix C
117
The Black And White Tour
129

Chapter 8
65
Chapter 9
73
Chapter 10
77
Chapter 11
81
Chapter 12
87
Dr Jennings Ministry
131
Dr Hostetters Ministries
133
Back Cover
135
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Dr. Joseph Jennings is the founder and director of Second Chances Outreach, Inc. Once a gang leader and drug addict, Joseph now speaks to hundreds of thousands of youth each year about the pitfalls of growing up in America. He travels the United States as an evangelist and national motivational speaker, and has spoken to over two million young people in his travels. He is the author of Prisoner of the American Dream. He has served by appointment of President George W. Bush on the Advisory Council for the Prevention of HIV/AIDS as a National Youth Advocate.

Raised in the Black ghetto of South Bend, Indiana, Joseph is the oldest of nine brothers. Steeped in a lifestyle of gang and drug related violence, Joseph stopped at nothing in his attempt to attain the material success he thought was the fulfillment of the American Dream. His quest resulted in his being shot thirteen times, stabbed, burned, and left empty. Then God took over his life and everything changed. His story is powerful and his life a testimony to the mercy and grace of God.

Dr. Jennings is available for speaking at schools and churches in your community. He and Dr. Hostetter are also available for conducting conferences based on the themes of their book.

Dr. Jennings can be reached at www.josephjennings.com.

Dr.Wallace Hostetter has been in ministry for over thirty years. Before becoming a Christian, he worked as an undercover investigator. He is currently the director of global outreach for Trinity Church in Lansing, Michigan, and also serves as executive director of S.T.A.R.T. Ministries, a Michigan based mission agency. His duties take him to many places in the world as he works in Ireland, Siberia, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Ghana and Mexico. Preaching and teaching are his primary duties as he trains lay people and pastors in seminaries, bible schools and churches in each of these locations. His Stateside ministry includes developing and leading mission teams from Trinity Church as well as consulting churches in revitalization and church planting, and speaking around the nation. He is a dynamic and gifted speaker.

Dr. Hostetter and his wife have three adult daughters and live in southeast Michigan. He is available for speaking and consulting. He and Dr. Jennings are also available to conduct conferences for churches and organizations based on the theme of their book.

wwhlsh@aol.com

Dr. Joseph Jennings is the founder and director of Second Chances Outreach, Inc. Once a gang leader and drug addict, Joseph now speaks to hundreds of thousands of youth each year about the pitfalls of growing up in America. He travels the United States as an evangelist and national motivational speaker, and has spoken to over two million young people in his travels. He is the author of Prisoner of the American Dream. He has served by appointment of President George W. Bush on the Advisory Council for the Prevention of HIV/AIDS as a National Youth Advocate.

Raised in the Black ghetto of South Bend, Indiana, Joseph is the oldest of nine brothers. Steeped in a lifestyle of gang and drug related violence, Joseph stopped at nothing in his attempt to attain the material success he thought was the fulfillment of the American Dream. His quest resulted in his being shot thirteen times, stabbed, burned, and left empty. Then God took over his life and everything changed. His story is powerful and his life a testimony to the mercy and grace of God.

Dr. Jennings is available for speaking at schools and churches in your community. He and Dr. Hostetter are also available for conducting conferences based on the themes of their book.

Dr. Jennings can be reached at www.josephjennings.com.

Dr.Wallace Hostetter has been in ministry for over thirty years. Before becoming a Christian, he worked as an undercover investigator. He is currently the director of global outreach for Trinity Church in Lansing, Michigan, and also serves as executive director of S.T.A.R.T. Ministries, a Michigan based mission agency. His duties take him to many places in the world as he works in Ireland, Siberia, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Ghana and Mexico. Preaching and teaching are his primary duties as he trains lay people and pastors in seminaries, bible schools and churches in each of these locations. His Stateside ministry includes developing and leading mission teams from Trinity Church as well as consulting churches in revitalization and church planting, and speaking around the nation. He is a dynamic and gifted speaker.

Dr. Hostetter and his wife have three adult daughters and live in southeast Michigan. He is available for speaking and consulting. He and Dr. Jennings are also available to conduct conferences for churches and organizations based on the theme of their book.

wwhlsh@aol.com

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