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About The Gift of One Day

Kerry and Chris Shook's grandson, Jude, lived for only one day after he was born. That one day changed the way they now live every day. Now they share their lessons of faith and hope.

As they recount the compelling true story of Jude's short but inspiring life, Kerry and Chris reveal the transformative insights they learned when tragedy struck their family. Told with humility and transparency, their story illustrates the goodness of God even in overwhelming circumstances as they share answers to the question: How do we live each day with attentive hope when life is often so crushingly hard?

Exploring the power of gratitude, the privilege of prayer, and the blessing of suffering, The Gift of One Day is a compelling and accessible Christian message of hope and encouragement for those wrestling with life's difficult days and seasons.

About Kerry Shook

Kerry Shook is one of today’s most gifted communicators, offering a clear, contemporary, and creative teaching style. He is the senior pastor of Woodlands Church, one of the fastest-growing churches in America. Kerry and his wife, Chris, founded Woodlands Church, formerly Fellowship of The Woodlands, in 1993; and since then the church has grown to 17,000 in average attendance each weekend. Woodlands Church is now one church in many locations with three campuses in the greater Houston area and thousands joining for church online every weekend. Kerry believes that church should be engaging and fun, calling it “The Best Hour of Your Week.” He strives to eliminate the barriers of boredom, unfriendliness, and fear that keep people from experiencing not just religion but a relationship with Jesus Christ. His messages are relevant, and his illustrations memorable.

About Chris Shook

Chris Shook, along with her husband, Kerry, founded Woodlands Church outside of Houston, Texas, in 1993. Since then the multicampus church has grown to an attendance of more than 18,000 people and is recognized for its ministries to the poor and powerless. Woodlands Church also has one of the largest fair-trade/direct-trade stores in the country, with the goal of lifting generations out of poverty by empowering their lives with hope. Thousands of people in more than two hundred countries tune in weekly to Pastor Kerry's televised broadcasts. The Shooks' first book, One Month to Live, is a New York Times bestseller. Kerry and Chris have been married for more than thirty years and have four grown children.

Product Details

240 pages | Published by WaterBrook

On Sale Date: Feb 25, 2020

Trim Size: 6 x 9

Carton Quantity: 12

Sneak Peek

Read the first chapter of The Gift of One Day. Kerry and Chris Shook's grandson, Jude, lived for only one day after he was born. That one day changed the way they now live every day. Now they share their lessons of faith and hope. As they recount the compelling true story of Jude's short but inspiring life, Kerry and Chris reveal the transformative insights they learned when tragedy struck their family. Told with humility and transparency, their story illustrates the goodness of God even in overwhelming circumstances as they share answers to the question: How do we live each day with attentive hope when life is often so crushingly hard? Exploring the power of gratitude, the privilege of prayer, and the blessing of suffering, The Gift of One Day is a compelling and accessible Christian message of hope and encouragement for those wrestling with life's difficult days and seasons.