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Archbishop’s Twenty Inspirational Faith Stories

‘John Sentamu’s Faith Stories’ Book Cover

Monday 4th February 2013

A new book by the Archbishop, 'Faith Stories', will be published on 20 February 2013. The book is about 20 people telling true stories of how their faith has helped transform lives where they live.

Each day up to the launch of the book, a short video of each extraordinary story will be added to YouTube. Today’s video features Paul Birch, who takes drama performances and workshops into prisons, schools and churches.

The Archbishop said: “Over the past few months, I have had the privilege of putting together a book which tells the story of twenty people who, through their faith in God, are helping to serve those around them. These are ordinary people with extraordinary stories. Through their faith, devotion, humility and attitude of service they are helping to transform the world around them. They remind us all that each individual has a role to play in society, and we each help to contribute to the Common Good of the nation”.

To see Paul's video:


Other life-changing stories coming soon include living with cancer, managing a hospice, helping the homeless and vulnerable in a community day centre, and struggling with bereavement. For updates about the book or videos, please visit here:

 ‘John Sentamu’s Faith Stories’ is published by Darton Longman and Todd; ISBN: 978-0-232-52978-4.  

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