[section is_fullwidth=”” default_spacing=”yes” height=”auto” background_options=”{"background":"color","color":{"background_color":"#f7f7f7"},"image":{"background_image":"","overlay_options":{"overlay":"no","yes":{"background":"rgba(0,0,0,0.55)"}}},"video":{"video":"","overlay_options":{"overlay":"no","yes":{"background":"rgba(0,0,0,0.55)"}}}}” class=”” auto_generated=”” first_in_builder=”1″ _array_keys=”{"background_options":"background_options"}” _made_with_builder=”true”][row][column width=”1_1″ default_padding=”” html_label=”” padding_top=”0″ padding_right=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ padding_left=”0″ background_options=”{"background":"none","image":{"background_image":"","repeat":"no-repeat","bg_position_x":"","bg_position_y":"","bg_size":"","overlay_options":{"overlay":"no","yes":{"background":"rgba(0,0,0,0.55)"}}},"bgcolor":{"background_color":""}}” txtcolor=”” tablet=”” offset=”” class=”” _array_keys=”{"background_options":"background_options"}” _made_with_builder=”true”][special_heading title=”Endorsements” heading=”h2″ subtitle=”” spacing=”heading-min-spacing” color=”” class=”” _made_with_builder=”true”][/special_heading][/column][/row][row][column width=”1_1″ default_padding=”” html_label=”” padding_top=”0″ padding_right=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ padding_left=”0″ background_options=”{"background":"none","image":{"background_image":"","repeat":"no-repeat","bg_position_x":"","bg_position_y":"","bg_size":"","overlay_options":{"overlay":"no","yes":{"background":"rgba(0,0,0,0.55)"}}},"bgcolor":{"background_color":""}}” txtcolor=”” tablet=”” offset=”” class=”” _array_keys=”{"background_options":"background_options"}” _made_with_builder=”true”][testimonials testimonials=”[{"content":"\\u201cThis book has a message for us: \\u2018Your dreams matter and you are not alone.\\u2019 It\\u2019s a beautiful reminder that, while it takes courage, the story in our hearts can and must be pursued. So if you are ready for a partner on your journey to a life of hope and passion, The Messenger is for you.\\u201d","rating":"5","author_image":"","author_name":"Doug Pagitt","author_title":"Author of Flipped, pastor, Goodness Conspirator, www.DougPagitt.com"},{"content":"\\u201cThe Messenger is a simple tale that offers big hope to anyone willing to risk the climb.\\u201d","rating":"5","author_image":"","author_name":"Donna VanLiere","author_title":"New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Shoes and The Good Dream"},{"content":"\\u201cThis world is starved for hope, and The Messenger is dripping with it, giving us a story we can all step into and find our place in. There is a positive energy coursing through this writing, and in a time when beauty and goodness seem difficult to find, this book helps us have eyes to see it.\\u201d","rating":"5","author_image":"","author_name":"John Pavlovitz","author_title":"Pastor, author, and founder of The Table Ministry"},{"content":"\\u201cMark and Cecil are fresh voices who provide life answers that stand the test of time.\\u201d","rating":"5","author_image":"","author_name":"Dave Ramsey","author_title":"Nationally syndicated radio host and New York Times best-selling author"},{"content":"\\u201cThe Messenger a simple, yet emotionally complex tale of compassion and virtue. Set in a remote Scandinavian village of yesteryear, The Messenger tugs at each heart string it touches, taking the reader step by step through a broken father\\u2019s ascent of a snow-capped mountain called life. With this novella, the authors create \\u2018instant folklore\\u2019 that begs to make its way into countless bedtime story moments.\\u201d","rating":"5","author_image":"","author_name":"Jefferson Moore","author_title":"Actor, writer, and director at Kelly\\u2019s Filmworks"},{"content":"\\u201cThe Messenger offered a journey into my own heart, triggering reflection on all areas of life. Smeby and Kemp tell this story in a simple yet boldly direct way that caused me to stop and think on almost every page.\\u201d","rating":"5","author_image":"","author_name":"Matthew Clark","author_title":"Chief Operating Officer of Churchill Mortgage Corporation, Brentwood, TN"},{"content":"\\u201cThe Messenger is a fable about hope and discovering a life full of meaning. You will be challenged and inspired to climb whatever mountain is in front of you.\\u201d","rating":"5","author_image":"","author_name":"Jon Gordon","author_title":"Author of The Carpenter and The Seed"},{"content":"\\u201cWell-crafted, deceptively simple, and deeply wise The Messenger will be an encouragement to anyone who reads it. In a world that is too often self-centered and short-sighted, this book tells a story that we all can learn and grow from.","rating":"5","author_image":"","author_name":"The Reverend Thomas McKenzie, Obl.S.B.","author_title":"Pastor, Church of the Redeemer, Nashville, TN"},{"content":"\\u201cI loved this touching and inspiring story.\\u201d","rating":"5","author_image":"","author_name":"Nate Larkin","author_title":"Founder of the Samson Society and author of Samson and the Pirate Monks: Calling Men to Authentic Brotherhood"}]” _array_keys=”{"testimonials":"testimonials"}” _made_with_builder=”true”][/testimonials][/column][/row][/section]