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Stumbling on Open Ground

Stumbling on Open Ground Love, God, Cancer, and Rock 'n' Roll

By Ken Mansfield
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.98 Stars

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On 5/9 Melinda wrote: If you go through something that tests every ounce of your faith, how does it feel when it comes back with a blazing ferocity and pain beyond your ability to imagine even at the worst of your first go-round? In the 1960s and ’70s, Ken Mansfield led what some would call a charmed life, among the beautiful ... From shallow celebrity to the depth of God's love in the midst of suffering

Melinda's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/3 Writer_Girl wrote: This book was an honest, open, no holds barred account of what it's like to be a Christian facing life-threatening illness. Ken Mansfield and his wife don't sugar coat their story, and I appreciated that because the bottom line is that we're all only human. The great thing is that we do have that ... my review of "Stumbling on Open Ground" by Ken Mansfield

Writer_Girl's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/23 jovialjen wrote: It’s tough being a Christian when hardships strike. We’re all human, and that means we’re all susceptible to pain, doubt, exhaustion, anger, frustration, fear—the whole gamut of human emotions and experiences. And they all come in a swarm when you get cancer. Stumbling on Open Ground steps away ... STUMBLING ON OPEN GROUND BY KEN MANSFIELD

jovialjen's Rating:

3 Stars

On 6/26 Tasha's Mom wrote: What an inspiring book! Ken Mansfield’s story is a love story – a story of faith – a story of determination – and, a story of an undying spirit. If Ken’s early life reads like a fairy tale, much of the last twenty years reads like the Book of Job. Ken’s style of raw honesty is rare and ... A journey filled with inspiration...

Tasha's Mom's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/7 Kaye T wrote: Publisher's Description:   Ken Mansfield writes as both a cancer and music industry survivor, vividly describing the many fragments a person tries to assemble when cancer or any other personal tragedy strikes. It's tough being a Christian when hardships strike. We're all human, and ... Stumbling on Open Ground by Ken Mansfield - Review

Kaye T's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/26 kmtroupe wrote: The following is an excerpt from a recent blog where I reference Ken Mansfield's book Stumbling on Open Ground: Love, God, Cancer, and Rock 'n' Roll. An exceptional book for anyone who needs inspiration while struggling through the tough questions one may have while enduring a "setback" in life. A constant ... I do what I don't want to do...

kmtroupe's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/19 Holly McClain wrote: Having a close family member who is now battling cancer made this book appealing to me from the beginning. I wanted to know more about what the day to day life is like from another Christian who has gone through these battles and has come out triumphant, both in his health and in his spiritual walk. ... Inspiring account of one mans spiritual growth through cancer

Holly's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/14 Dave Pardoe wrote: Ken Mansfield writes as both a cancer and music industry survivor, vividly describing the many fragments a person tries to assemble when cancer or any other personal tragedy strikes. It’s tough being a Christian when hardships strike. We’re all human, and that means we’re all susceptible to pain, ... Stumbling on Open Ground by Ken Mansfield

Dave Pardoe's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/10 Quieted Waters wrote: This book made me wish that I was a Beatles fan. I know that I would have really loved this book if I knew the Beatles as people or as musicians. Ken Mansfield is the former US manager of the Beatles’ recording company, and the book has numerous references to his years with the British rock group. Outside ... Encouraging and Beautiful

Quieted Waters' Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/8 Janette P. wrote: Stumbling on Open Ground Love, God, Cancer, and Rock'n'Roll is a book written by Ken Mansfield. From the back cover - Stumbling on Open Ground is a story of a private trial and faith like those found in the books of Esther and Job. Punctuated with stories from Ken Mansfield's years in the music business ... Review -Stumbling on Open Ground

Janette P.'s Rating:

3 Stars