From Thug to Glory

From Thug to Glory

by Rodrick Hawkins


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"This book will take you on a journey about a young man who grew up as a troubled youth, hustling and doing anything but the right thing. This is a story of great change and perseverance. In 1999 he turned his life back over to Christ and 4 years later in 2003, he accepted his calling to preach. From selling drugs, running and hustling on the streets, Rod shares his gritty story of being able to make it in a world where some don't get out alive. Time after time, God showed patience with him as he continued to do the very things he knew were wrong. The path of destruction which lay before Rod was wide and broad, but eventually he chose the narrow path into his calling.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781987054897
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 03/18/2019
Pages: 58
Sales rank: 370,807
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)

About the Author

In 2009 Rod Hawkins became the Pastor of Central Baptist Church in Oklahoma City and has been faithfully serving ever since. Along with the support of his wonderful wife of 24 years, who has been there every step of the way, he has set an example for his family and church that you can do all things through Christ. He has done all of this while fighting his battle with lupus and overcoming the obstacles that come with the disease. The most major and recent involving Stage 5 kidney failure. By the grace of God, he was blessed with a kidney in May 2018 and now nothing can stop him.

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From Thug to Glory 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
LGS6182 More than 1 year ago
This book is a powerful example of God's amazing grace and a testament to strengthen the faith of every Christian just as it did mine. It reiterates that the enemy is a formidable foe but our God is omnipotent. A must read for every Christian and a reminder that as Christians our faith will be tested.