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The Edge of Redemption: A Story of Hope for Rescuing the Unreachable
by Troy Evans
The Edge of Redemption is far more than a remarkable story. Troy Evans challenges us to engage subcultures that we often perceive as threatening—to ask ourselves, who are the unreachable in our own communities? Rather than flee them, we are called to reach out and offer redemption to those who are on the edge of destruction.Evans was chasing the hip-hop dream; fame, ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Wesleyan Publishing House
(first published September 15th 2011)
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Pastor Troy Evans, "P.E.", literally risked his life in writing this book. He had to get permission from his former gang leader in order to share how his life was derailed by an unsought-after Savior, replacing his worship of pride, destruction and power with a humble submission to God and his fellow man. Now he serves as lead pastor, author and passionate public speaker to the hip-hop culture of Grand Rapids, MI, and beyond. In this inspirational true story lies hope for troubled youth who are ...more
This book gives great insight into the urban gang culture and helps one to understand how better to reach them for Christ. Understanding just what it takes to leave the culture is what we need to consider. If the Church used the same methods as gangs employ to reach the urban youth culture we could really make a difference in the inner city! I highly reccommend this book!!