Surrendering your life to Jesus is the greatest decision you will ever make, but that’s just the starting line. Many of us begin a journey of following Jesus without a realistic expectation of the price required to finish our spiritual race. As a result, we lose heart when the road becomes difficult.
In Marathon Faith: Motivation from the Greatest Endurance Runners of the Bible, pastor and marathon runner John Van Pay offers help. Van Pay shows how the “endurance runners of the Bible” overcame obstacles on their faith journeys and how you too can finish your spiritual race through their example.
By adding personal adventures, humorous mishaps, and grueling struggles from his own endurance races and life experiences, Van Pay shares in vulnerable ways how God helps when things get tough. You too can finish strong.
John Van Pay is the lead pastor at Gateway Fellowship Church, which he started in his own living room with eight people and which has grown to a church family of over 1,000 in San Antonio. His pursuit of knowing and loving Jesus has resulted in a passion to make disciples, to equip leaders, and to help start new churches.
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