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Kisses from Katie A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption

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ISBN-10: 1451612095

ISBN-13: 9781451612097

Edition: N/A

Authors: Katie J. Davis, Beth Clark

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What would cause an eighteen-year-old old senior class president and homecoming queen from Nashville, Tennessee, to disobey and disappoint her parents by forgoing college, break her little brother’s heart, lose all but a handful of her friends (because the rest of them think she has gone off the deep end), and break up with the love of her life, all so she could move to Uganda, where she knew only one person but didn’t know any of the language? A passion to make a difference. Katie Davis left over Christmas break her senior year for a short mission trip to Uganda and her life was turned completely inside out. She found herself so moved, so broken by the people and the children of Uganda that she knew her calling was to return and care for them. Her story is like Mother Teresa’s in that she has given up everything—at such a young age—to care for the less fortunate of this world. Katie, a charismatic and articulate young woman, has gone on to adopt 14 children during her time in Uganda, and she completely trusts God for daily provision for her and her family, which includes children with special needs. To further her reach into the needs of Ugandans, Katie established Amazima Ministries. The ministry matches orphaned children with sponors worldwide. Each sponsor's $300/year provides schooling, school supplies, three hot meals a day, minor medical care, and spiritual encouragement. Katie expected to have forty children in the program; she had signed up 150 by January 2008; today it sponsors over 400. Another aspect of the ministry is a feeding program created for the displaced Karamojong people—Uganda's poorest citizens. The program feeds lunch to over 1200 children Monday-Friday and sends them home with a plate for food; it also offers basic medical care, Bible study, and general health training.Katie Davis, now 21, is more than fascinating, she's inspiring, as she has wholeheartedly answered the call to serve. 
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Publisher: Howard Books
Publication date: 9/4/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.25" wide x 4.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836

Beth Clark runs a business called Thinkspot Communications. She is a writer and publishing consultant who has ghostwritten several books including Anne Hutchinson: Religious Leader, Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption, The Power of Simple Prayer: How to Talk with God about Everything, and The Women of Duck Commander: Surprising Insights from the Women Behind the Beards about What Makes This Family Work.