The Sermon Ran Long: A Memoir of Marathons & Ministry
By Carl Godwin & Carla Ewert
A humorous and revealing chronicle, The Sermon Ran Long: A Memoir of Marathons and Ministry is the story of how persistence and prayer have turned unlikely possibilities into realities. In it, Carl Godwin, founder and pastor of Calvary Community Church, tells of his adventures and misadventures as a marathoner to illustrate lessons learned in his life and forty years of ministry.
Calvary Community Church started as an independent church plant with five people in a living room. Forty years later, it is a growing and thriving congregation. In this book, Godwin tells stories of answers to prayer in the face of overwhelming obstacles. He candidly discusses ministry and reveals how running has served as a refuge in times of stress and pain. He likens the joys of ministry to that finish-line-feeling every runner knows.
Lively and relatable, The Sermon Ran Long: A Memoir of Marathons and Ministry will entertain and inspire.