Let's face it—life can be tough. Questions concerning God's plan for your life can be overwhelming. Doubt and fear often show up as unwelcome companions. Maybe you've even wondered if there is a miracle reserved with your name on it somewhere. Secretly, you might be wondering . . . does God even hear your prayers.
Rest assured, the persevering prayer journey that unfolds in this story not only testifies that God Almighty cares about our challenging and seemingly hopeless situations but that He longs to communicate with us and to help us discover the path to victory!
When it feels like all the odds are stacked against you, and there is nowhere else to go—there is hope. If you long for God's favor and His life-changing power to take you to new heights, this book is for you. As you journey through the pages and implement the practical spiritual applications woven throughout the book, you will find peace, comfort and strength for the days ahead.
Expect great things from God as you discover what praying big looks like and see His great plans for your life. He has so much more in store for you than you could ever think or imagine! Praise will flow from your heart as you watch the wellspring of life gush into your soul and transform you eternally.
In this gripping and transparent story of a young woman’s journey of hope, failure, growth, and healing amid seemingly insurmountable odds, Cindy dots her account with the “personalized,” magnificent scriptural promises that were foundational for her tenacious journey and gives credit to her friends and family from various faith communities who supported her. For Rick to give permission for the release of this story is a testimony to his spiritual depth and commitment to helping others facing such challenges. Having known Cindy and Rick Mercer for almost a decade, I can truly say that it is an extraordinary experience to have them wrap you in their peace and joy-filled intercessory embrace. You sense that God is close.—Donna Jackson, associate director, Spouses Association leader, Ministerial Association of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists
Pray Big defines the essence of intercessory prayer while at the same time capturing God’s plan for those whom He calls. This book gave me far beyond what I was expecting. If there is anyone doubting God’s hearing and answering of their prayers, I strongly recommend reading and sharing this masterpiece of a story.—James Black, North American Division prayer director
The message of this book issues forth from a heart that sheds personal tears in the night but exudes the joy of the Lord in the morning. It is indeed a recommended read for those who desire to experience the God who is eager to do more abundantly than one can imagine.—Dr. Philip Samaan, professor, School of Religion, Southern Adventist University
Cindy shares about real life and real answers that help connect us to God. She wrestles honestly with hard questions about prayer, forgiveness, and deliverance. The power of grace beautifully revealed in Rick and Cindy Mercer brings practical hope in the promises of God.—Kelly Mowrer, founder, Live at the Well Ministries
If you or someone you love needs to discover how to have a transformational journey over a road that isn’t always smooth, you’ll find courage here.—Ruthie Jacobsen, retired prayer coodinator, North American Division
If you read this book, your faith in God will increase. If you meditate on its lessons, you will experience a growing desire for more of God in your life. If you embrace the message of this book, your prayer life will change.—Ron E. M. Clouzet, DMin, director, Ministerial Association/Chaplaincy, Northern Asia-Pacific Division