Please join Elder and long-standing FPCB member Frank Barbehenn for a book signing and presentation of his 2016 Illumination Award winning book Faith of a Father: A Father’s Open letter to his Daughter, his journey from torment to trust. His book will be available for $5 (reduced from $15.99)—but the first 10 in line for each signing date will receive the book for free.
March 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in the North Link
March 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in Fellowship Hall
April 2 from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Children's Library
April 3 from 8:45 a.m. to noon in Fellowship Hall
April 9 from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Children's Library
Frank will be available to sign books 15 minutes prior to each worship service, and then 30 minutes following each worship service.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Using his thirty-five years in clinical practice, theological expertise, and professional self-analysis, Frank invites you on a totally unique ride. Structured as a father’s open letter to his daughter Kristen, Frank’s memoir explores his magnetic draw to faith...and the spiritual maelstrom that drew him to a profound yet deeply conflicted journey with Jesus Christ. The highly readable story of Frank’s emerging faith in Jesus is a spellbinding dance among various forces in his life. In this most personal, page-turning exposé, he courageously discloses how trauma shaped his life—nearly from the moment of his birth. Beginning in infancy, he was traumatized by an extraordinarily cold, emotionless alcoholic mother. From early childhood on, he was emotionally abused by an angry disabled father. Later, in midlife, he was twice traumatized by disabilities—disabilities that emerged as a result of his childhood. He reveals utterly intimate details of how his mind was forged through those traumas—driving his unchosen but painstaking quest for spiritual truth. It’s the story of how one man found and embraced faith—not only the circumstances that engendered it, but the forces deep inside him that shaped his hypnotic draw to it. In poignant detail, he describes how that faith really looks—from the inside out—from deep within his own psyche. And it all