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When God Shows Up : 40 Day Devotional (Hardcover) (Robert Noland)
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In the early 1970s, America was in great turmoil. As the “sexual revolution” took hold, thousands of young people, desperately searching for truth, began following Christ, launching what became known as “The Jesus Movement.”In 1973, Woodlawn High in Birmingham, Alabama was forcibly integrated with 500 students bussed into the school. Hatred and racism ruled the day. But a spiritual awakening captured the hearts of the football team. The love of Jesus miraculously changed the face of a community. Woodlawn is the true story of this journey to revival, bringing about the largest high school football game ever played in the city with 40,000 attending and the rise of its first African American superstar football player—Tony Nathan.Is a spiritual awakening possible today? Can the powerful presence of God turn the tide? The answer is yes—but it begins with you. The WoodlawnDevotional book provides a 40-day pilgrimage toward renewal and transformation through faith in Jesus Christ. Follow the inspiring story of Touchdown Tony Nathan and the Woodlawn team who changed a city, while looking into your own heart for a fresh start and a new outlook of hope for a brighter day.