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Outcry in the Barrio

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Freddie and Ninfa are grateful first of all to be Christians, then Mexican-Americans; appreciative of the bi-lingual, bi-cultural identity God has given them. He and his disciples--and their disciples--have planted forty churches and nearly as many homes for drug rehabilitation; the number is multiplying.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 1st 1987 by Freddie Garcia Ministries
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Raven Martinez
Oct 31, 2012 Raven Martinez rated it it was amazing
I've read this book a couple of times,but every time I re-read it,it always inspires me. Outcry in the Barrio is about Freddy Garcia's journey through life.Garcia came across a lot of obstacles,with drugs,violence,etc.But in the end he conquered all.He fixed his life through Jesus.Freddie and Ninfa Garcia,became one with the ministry,and reached out to people on the streets.
This book made me realize that there is hope,and that's one reason why I loved it.Another reason why I loved it was reading
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Chavela
Feb 12, 2009 Chavela rated it it was amazing
This book has stuck with me for a very long time. It is the first book that showed me what i dont want to be! It made me cry and made me think about wiser decisions for my future. Thinking back on it now, this book is of things that everyone has been through. True life story that hits the heart and makes it easier to see that there is always a better tomorrow.
Rogelio Delfín Chávez
Si lo ves superficialmente, es un libro que gira en torno a la superación personal gracias a la fe puesta en la religión. Pero, en el fondo, creo que retrata muy bien las dificultades que tienen que enfrentar los latinos mientras se integran en la comunidad estadounidense.

Sigue siendo superación personal a través de la religión, sí; pero, siendo netamente mexicano, me ofreció un vistazo a lo que viven los paisanos que se van a vivir a los E.U.A.
Brenda
May 23, 2015 Brenda rated it it was amazing
This is real Christianity. An inspiring story about one man and his journey with His savior, and the continued ripple effect that continues to this day. The book encouraged me to keep on struggling to spread the good news of God and the hope that comes with the sacrifice and love and redemption of Jesus Christ.
Judy
A story of redemption and recovery from a former drug addict.
Betty Gutierrez
Nov 20, 2012 Betty Gutierrez rated it it was amazing


This book was beautiful in so many ways. It displays how much God loves us and fights for us. Totally transformed in mind body and soul is what blessings I received while reading this and I will never forget this book! I am so encouraged and inspired by all that God did in response to the willing and obedient hearts that chose to no longer be slaves to sin but gave their lives to God!!! This is an incredible ministry and I highly recommend this book to anyone addicted to anything.
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Jan 08, 2010 Emmanuel rated it liked it
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Jun 30, 2011 Emily rated it really liked it
Amazing true story. Slow moving. Author is founder of Victory Temple and homes, which started in San Antonio, and have spread around Texas, and Mexico. (Not for kids.)
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May 23, 2010 April rated it it was amazing
I read this book when I was young. Some guy gave it to me when I was on the greyhound going from san antonio to dallas. CRAZY book
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Mar 04, 2010 Bookfanatic rated it it was amazing
Tale of a heroin junkie and his wife who found God. Pretty interesting read!
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