Adult: No Price Too High
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Title: No Price Too High: The Conversion Story of Alex Jones
Author: Alex Jones
Date Published: March 2006
ISBN: Price: 15.95
Comments: A black Pentecostal minister from Detroit converts to Catholicism.
Alex Jones was an "on-fire" Pentecostal minister in Detroit who was a
completely dedicated shepherd of his flock. He greatly loved his people and they
loved him. In seeking to give his flock the most genuine experience of the early
Church prayer and worship services, he carefully read Scripture, the Fathers of
the Church and writings of the early saints. The more he read, the more Alex
came to the startling conclusion that the present day Catholic Church - and
the Holy Mass - is the same exact "worship service " from the very early Church.
Alex began to share his findings with his parish, and eventually Alex, and
most of his parish, joined the Catholic Church. This is his incredible story of
a black Pentecostal minister's challenging and dramatic spiritual journey, and
the flock that followed him. Today he preaches with his usual passion about
Christ - as a Catholic deacon! This book tells the story of Alex's life from
his childhood all the way to his conversion to Catholicism in 2001. It
simultaneously tells the story of his wife, Donna, and her spiritual journey as well,
which shows how they were not always on the same path during Alex's preparation
for entering the Catholic Church. Each had to be personally, deeply convinced
that this momentous, life-changing and career-changing spiritual decision was
God's will for them. Illustrated with numerous photos.
About the Author
THE AUTHORS Alex Jones grew up as a devout Pentecostal, became a devoted
Pentecostal minister, and later converted to the Catholic Church. Today he is a
Catholic deacon who speaks at many conferences each year around the country.
Diane Hanson is a free-lance writer from Michigan.
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