Voice in the Night: The True Story of a Man and the Miracles That Are Changing Africa

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Baker Books, Feb 1, 2012 - Religion - 192 pages
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Astonishing True Story of the Miracles That Are Changing Africa

Born into a long line of witch doctors, Surprise ("Surpresa") Sithole was destined for a life of fear, oppression, and poverty in the jungles of Africa. But at the age of fifteen, he was awakened in the middle of the night by an unfamiliar voice. Urgent, but not harsh, it told him to get up and leave his family immediately. As Surprise stepped out into the night, away from everything dear to him, he had no idea who God was--or what he had in store for him.

From miraculous signs and wonders to supernatural deliverance from certain death to divine revivals that overtook countries, Surprise has followed wherever God has led, becoming an agent of hope and change in a continent devastated by war, poverty, and spiritual oppression. Voice in the Night is the amazing true story of what began that night in a jungle hut more than twenty-five years ago: a journey--an adventure--of faith and miracles.

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Ignite your faith with this jaw-dropping account

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The story of Surprise Sithole is a jaw-dropping account of God's power and grace, and of what God can accomplish with a willing heart like that of Surprise. From the first pages, I was drawn deep into ... Read full review

I could not put this book down

User Review  - d jurly - Christianbook.com

After reading this book about Surprise (his name) it is inspiring to know God can do anything and did throughout his life. We are going to use it for the children's missions class. I did start telling ... Read full review


1 A Voice in the Night
2 Lost
3 I Saw You in a Dream
4 Loaves and Fishes
5 Signs and Wonders
6 Fishing for Souls
11 A Hunger for Knowledge
12 A Woman Named Tryphina
13 White River
14 Into the Fire
15 A Woman Named Heidi
16 Never Shrink Back
17 On Wings of Eagles
18 Culture Shock

7 Back from the Dead
8 Land Mine
9 Fire in the Night
10 Massacre
19 Martyred for the Gospel
20 Adventure in Backdoor
21 Visions of Tomorrow

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About the author (2012)

Pastor Surprise Sithole ("Sit-holy") has a passion for Jesus that drives him to the darkest and most unreached areas of the world. As the International Director of Pastors for Iris Ministries, he speaks seventeen languages and has been instrumental in starting over 15,000 churches throughout Africa. He and his wife, Trythina, have four children and live in Nelspruit, South Africa, where they direct the work of Iris-Africa and Partners In Harvest.

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