Life, In Spite of Me

Extraordinary Hope After a Fatal Choice

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NEWS: “Life In Spite of Me” Author Interviews With Focus on the Family

Author Kristen Jane Anderson shares her testimony of surviving a teen suicide attempt. Hear how losing her legs led her to stand for Christ. Click here to listen to part 1 of her interview, and here for part 2.


NEWS: “Life In Spite of Me” Author Featured on CNN Radio’s Soundwaves Blog

Kristen Jane Anderson, author of Life In Spite of Me, is featured on CNN Radio's Soundwaves Blog  "Surviving Attempted Suicide."

To read Kristen's remarkable story, click here.


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She wanted to die. God had other plans.

Click here to download chapter one of Life, In Spite of Me.

For anyone struggling to find the strength to go on, the message of this heart-wrenching yet hope-building book is a clear and extraordinary reminder that even when we give up on life, God doesn’t give up on us. 

Click here to download chapter one of Life, In Spite of Me.


NEWS: Kristen Anderson on “Issues in Education” – April 2, 2011

Kristen Anderson, author of Life, In Spite of Me (Multnomah Books, 2010) will join Bob and Geri Boyd on the nationally syndicated radio broadcast "Issues In Education" on April 2, 2011.  Tune in to hear Kristen tell her incredible testimony of the overwhelming grace of God that rescued her from depression and a suicide attempt at the age of 17 to bring her a life of hope and fullness even living with a handicap.  Now, many years later, Kristen shares the hope and healing she experienced with others. Click here to find a station and broadcast time in your area and tune in on April 2.  After April 2, click here to find the audio of the archived program online.


NEWS: Kristen Anderson on “Live the Promise with Susie Larson”

Kristen Anderson, author of Life, In Spite of Me, will be featured on "Live the Promise with Susie Larson" (KTIS / Faith Radio Network) on Wednesday, Feb 2: tune in here to listen live on Feb 2 from 2:30-3 pm Central Time or afterwards find the archive here.


NEWS: Kristen Anderson on “Today’s Issues”

Kristen Anderson, author of Life, In Spite of Me, was featured on the nationally syndicated radio program "Today's Issues" (American Family Radio Network) on Monday, Jan 24.  Listen to the program here.


NEWS: Kristen Anderson Shares Story With U.K.’s The Guardian

Multnomah author Kristen Anderson recently shared her story with a U.K. newspaper, The Guardian, telling how she survived a suicide attempt at the age of 17 .  Read the rest of her story in her book, Life, In Spite of Me (Multnomah Books, 2010) and hear how God changed her life and gave her healing and hope. Kristen now shares that hope with others through her ministry, Reaching You, which works to prevent teen suicide by offering hope to those in depair. Click here to read the article.


NEWS: Kristen Anderson on BBC’s “Outlook”

Kristen Anderson, author of Life, In Spite of Me (Multnomah Books, 2010) was featured on BBC's "Outlook," a 40-million listener worldwide radio broadcast that features extraordinary personal stories. Kristen told part of the story from her book of how she survived a suicide attempt at the age of 17 and the way God brought her out of her depression and gave her a life of hope and fullness, even living with a handicap.  Now, many years later, Kristen shares the hope she experienced with others.

Kristen was featured on the Friday, March 18th, 2011 episode. Listen online here.


NEWS: Kristen Anderson interviews on Family Talk with Dr. Dobson

Kristen Jane Anderson, author of Life, In Spite of Me, was interviewed on Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson.  Listen as Kristen discusses the hope Jesus gave her after a tragic suicide attempt at age 16, and what she's doing today. You can listen here to Kristen's interview, Life After Hopelessness Part One and Part Two, originally broadcast Oct 11 and 12, 2010.


NEWS: Kristen Jane Anderson featured guest on The Debbie Chavez Show

Kristen Jane Anderson, author of Life, In Spite of Me was interviewed on The Debbie Chavez Show on July 13, 2010.  Listen here.


NEWS: Kristen Jane Anderson Featered guest on FamilyLife Today

Kristen Jane Anderson, author of Life, In Spite of Me will be the Featured guest on FamilyLife Today. Tune in September 8-10, 2010


NEWS: Kristen Jane Anderson Featured on Hour of Power

Kristen Jane Anderson, author of Life, In Spite of Me, will appear on Hour of Power television program on August 5, 2010.


NEWS: Kristen Jane Anderson on TBN’s Praise the Lord

Kristen Jane Anderson, author of Life, In Spite of Me, will appear on TBN's Praise the Lord on August 5, 2010. Tune to hear her moving and remarkable personal story. Click here to find a station near you.


NEWS: Kristen Jane Anderson in Charisma Magazine

Kristen Jane Anderson, author of Life, In Spite of Me, was featured in Charisma Magazine. Click here to read the article, and here to listen to the interview.


SNEAK PEEK: Life, In Spite of Me by Kristen Jane Anderson

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Even when we give up on life, God doesn’t give up on us.

Download and read the first chapter of Life, In Spite of Me.

Following the deaths of her three friends and grandmother, and a betraying rape, Kristen Anderson lay down on a set of railroad tracks, waiting for a train to end her life. God had other plans for her, however, and she now joyfully tells her story in Life, In Spite of Me: her miraculous survivial, the agonizing aftermath of her failed suicide attempt, and the hope that has completely transformed her life, giving her a powerful purpose for living.

Download and read the first chapter of Life, In Spite of Me.


VIDEO: Kristen Jane Anderson on Life Today


NEWS: May 11 – Anderson on Life Today

Beth Pattillo in The TennesseanOn May 11, 2010, watch Life, In Spite of Me author, Kristen Jane Anderson, interview on Life Today, hosted by James and Betty Robison. During the interview, Kristen will discuss her failed suicide attempt, the injuries that resulted and the hope she found through faith.

To find a station in your area, click here.


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