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Dare to Trust: Choosing a Life of Risk

Dare to Trust: Choosing a Life of Risk

by Nathalie MacDermott

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Combining travelogue with testimony, Nathalie MacDermott shares her life's adventure with God, offering a compelling memoir set amidst a host of dangerous situations. This is what happens when compassion and courage are allowed to thrive. From orphanages in former communist states to hard-line Islamic regimes, international humanitarian disasters to corrupt African institutions, Nathalie has come face to face with numerous instances where trusting God is the only option. Told with honesty, and humility, Dare to Trust is an invitation to reconnect with God, to be inspired by His call, to put faith in action, and to renew our commitment to serving Him today.

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ISBN-13: 9780857218032
Publisher: Lion Hudson
Publication date: 03/24/2017
Edition description: New edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

London-based pediatrician Nathalie MacDermott has been involved in disaster and epidemic response since 2011. Currently, she is studying for her PhD at Imperial College, looking into clinical outcomes from Ebola. Passionate about her work, MacDermott has been featured in various radio broadcasts and received a medal for her service in West Africa.

Table of Contents

Foreword 11

Acknowledgments 12

1 God, Are You Really There? 17

2 Reading the Bible So I Can Dismiss it 32

3 "You Want Me to Give Up Medical School? 46

4 He's Dead - God Answered My Prayer 61

5 God Multiplied Those Bibles for a Reason 73

6 Life and Death in Africa 83

7 Mission 193 97

8 If I Talk, He Dies 114

9 Medicine in Sun City 126

10 Every Life Matters 138

11 What Devastation Looks Like 155

12 I Always Knew I Was Supposed to Do Something About Ebola 168

13 Two Weeks of Hell and Hope 179

14 From Crisis to Crisis 199

15 Isolation 213

16 Coming to Terms with Trauma 233

Epilogue: Time to Act 249

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