Ministerial Spouses Association
God Wants to Hear You Sing
by Ruthie Jacobsen with Rodney Griffin
Stories of hope in the face of adversity, God Wants To Hear You Sing! is author Ruthie Jacobsen's 11th book. In it, she collaborates with Southern Gospel legend, Rodney Griffin. to create a powerful message about the electrifying encouragement of hope.
Each of the 15 easy-read chapters in God Wants To Hear You Sing! tells the true story of someone who faced challenging and difficult circumstances. The book covers an assortment of hardships, from failure, job loss, betrayal and disappointment to sickness, the death of a dream and even the death of a loved one. Yet with each trying circumstance comes a song with a message of hope and optimism, providing courage even in one of life's valleys.
God Wants To Hear You Sing! teaches the power of hope, using lyrics from Rodney Griffin's music. Created to inspire and encourage, this motivational book has been strongly endorsed by well-known secular leaders such as former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft and music legends like gospel musician Bill Gaither.
God Wants to Hear You Sing! became an instant Amazon.com bestseller the day it was launched on Amazon! At the beginning of the day, the book was number 674,000 on the list. Then it become No. 1 in sales among all Protestant books on the Amazon bestseller ranking and No. 2 among all Christian books. And it went to #21 among all books.
The book was written in 2007 by Ruthie Jacobsen, a pastor's wife and director of prayer ministries for the North American Division of Seventh-day ADventists. It was later edited and combined in a packet with a CD by Rodney Griffin, songwriter of the year for the last ten years with Southern Gospel National Quartet Association. —Adventist Book Center
ISBN: 9781878951083 | 146 pages | Distributed by Review and Herald Publishing | Copyright 2009
Director of Prayer Ministries, North American Division