heartrending memoir about faith and family, a conservative spokesman writes
candidly of his beloved son and how even when you follow all the “rules,” life
can go very wrong.
guru Dennis Mansfield and his wife Susan planned for and expected every
parent’s dream when their son Nate was born. Instead, they lived every parent’s
A leader in the
evangelical public policy arena, Dennis Mansfield was a candidate for US
Congress in 2000 when he learned of his oldest son’s drug use. Though Dennis
and Susan turned their attention to helping drug addicts and their families,
they were powerless to stop the death of their own son in 2009 at the age of 27. Beautiful
Nate lucidly recounts these difficult years while painting a picture
of what did and did not work in raising a child within the evangelical
framework. Rather than lose faith in the God he trusted, Dennis eventually
found new joy and purpose—with a much more compassionate and realistic view of
the role parents play and the guidelines they follow.
As readers travel with Dennis on his journey
of discovery, they will find a more nuanced view of parenting—and gain
invaluable insights into dealing with their own life trials. Download and start listening now!