Posts Tagged Katherine Sapienza

Young Teen Writes Discerning Thought-Provoking Book Reviews on Lighthouse Trails Books

Aug 7th, 2012 Posted in Book/DVD Reviews | Comments Off on Young Teen Writes Discerning Thought-Provoking Book Reviews on Lighthouse Trails Books

Lighthouse Trails is blessed to include the book reviews of teen Ivannah Hernandez. We are grateful for her biblical discernment and keen awareness in spiritual matters and hope her reviews will inspire many other young people to devote their lives to the Lord Jesus Christ and His Word and to pray for discernment in these days in which we live. Kjos Ministries is posting her reviews. Here are two of them:

Faith Undone by Roger Oakland

Stolen From My Arms by Katherine Sapienza

Ivannah has also reviewed two DVDs that Lighthouse Trails carries: Treasures of the Snow and Nikolai.

NEW RELEASE: STOLEN FROM MY ARMS – A TRUE STORY

Sep 1st, 2011 Posted in new releases | Comments Off on NEW RELEASE: STOLEN FROM MY ARMS – A TRUE STORY

Stolen-From-My-ArmsLighthouse Trails is pleased to announce the release of our latest biography, Stolen From My Arms by Katherine Sapienza with Zach Taylor.

Book Information:
ISBN: 978-0-9824881-6-4
Retail: $14.95, illustrated, photos
Table of Contents and Prologue

Book Overview: When Katie Sapienza’s six-year-old son is kidnapped by his estranged non-custodial father and taken to a foreign country, Katie’s world falls apart. Leaving her California home and her supportive and frightened parents, Katie, in a state of panic and near hysteria, hops on a plane and flies half way around the world. She presents a meaningless warrant for Massimo’s arrest to the Italian court system, but is immediately “legally” assaulted by them. She is shocked to learn that the Italian judge on the case has sided with the father and makes it clear that Katie is not welcome there, nor will they return her son to her.

In despair, anguish, and heartbreak, Katie, who does not know of God’s love and Christ’s sacrifice, decides she must remain in Italy, figure a way to support herself, and develop a plan to get Alex safely back to the U.S. In her desperation and grief, Katie turns to alcohol and sedatives to make it through each torturous day and sleepless night. Forbidden unsupervised access to her son, kept under the watchful glare of suspicious Italian relatives, and emotionally withering under the barrage of false accusations and misrepresentations, Katie suffers both regular anxiety attacks and deep depression. Plan after plan to legally retake her son fails. Days turn into weeks, and weeks into months. When three years have passed, Katie now realizes she will never get her son back–at least not through the Italian legal system. She decides she must take a different course of action–a dangerous one, a very dangerous one, but this is her son, and she must do this.

When she is introduced to an international team of covert operatives who specialize in rescuing kidnapped children, she arranges a secret meeting and pleads with them to help. The paramilitary team are committed Christians, and their hearts go out to this mother who has been driven to the edge of madness through the ordeal. If the money can be raised for the expensive and risky rescue attempt, they agree to do it. Their hope and prayer is that they can not only return to Katie her beloved son, now nine years old, but also lead her to the One who can rescue her as well from the anguish and desperation of her soul.

A true, suspenseful, edge-of-your-seat, heart-rending story, which illustrates God’s mercy and redemption. Click here to order or for more information.

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