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An Awakened Heart (Orphan Train) - An Orphan Train Novella - cover

An Awakened Heart (Orphan Train) - An Orphan Train Novella

Jody Hedlund

Publisher: Bethany House Publishers

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Summary

Trying to heal the ache she feels in her empty life, wealthy Christine Pendleton decides to volunteer at Centre Street Chapel. Ministering to one of the most deprived parts of New York City, the chapel aims at making a difference in the lives of the impoverished immigrants flooding the city. After seeing firsthand the hopelessness of the poor women and orphans, Christine is convinced more can be done to help them.Guy Bedell has been serving at the chapel and pouring his heart out for the people he's grown to care about. When Christine begins to challenge his methods and offers a new vision for reaching out to the community, can he trust that perhaps God has bigger plans in store for him--plans that may include this feisty socialite?
Available since: 04/04/2017.

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