St. Francis

St. Francis

Christian Encounters
by Robert West
Trade Paperback, 176 pages
List Price: $12.00 Sale Price: $10.20

He's more than just a statue of the saint in the neighbor's garden surrounded by adoring animals. As a wealthy young man, Francis was a member of the "brat pack" of his day, wearing bright clothing, hanging out with rich friends, engaging in street brawls, and partying. After a dream in which God called him into service, Francis abandoned all his rights and possessions and began preaching simplicity and poverty, relying on God's providence rather than worldly goods. In this Christian Encounters biography, read about this patron saint of animals who so delighted in God's works that he once preached a sermon to a flock of birds.

Did you find this review helpful?
Series Description
Related Categories
Recommended for...