When you look back at scripture, it rarely feels unexpected. We know how it all turns out. But imagine if you were the people living it—if you didn't know He was coming back. If you were Mary and Martha after Lazarus dies, you would have thought He came too late. If you were Peter, you would have been appalled that the Master would lower Himself into your mess to wash your feet. If you stood at the foot of the cross and heard it was finished, you would have believed it was.
In their new book, The Unexpected Deliverer, popular Don't Miss This hosts Emily Belle Freeman and David Butler teach us to find and look for the hope of the Savior in unexpected seasons and places. And we are so excited to dig in and learn from these master teachers for the month of March!
What This Month Holds
- eBook giveaway on Saturday, February 27
- An easy-to-follow reading schedule—just one short section per day for 12 days!
- Weekly videos with insights and answers to your questions from the authors, Emily Belle Freeman and David Butler!
- An exclusive Book Club Q&A with Emily and David on March 22 to discuss the book
About LDS Living Book Club
Each month we choose a new book to read together. Joining is easy! Simply follow @ldslivingbookclub on Instagram for reading reminders and details about our live Q&A with the author.
About the Book
Witnessing the change in perspective of many New Testament figures like Mary, Martha, Peter, and others teach us to hope for an unexpected Christ. One who shows up, turning defeat into victory, and despair into deliverance.
If Christ did it for them, He will do it for you. The story of Easter teaches us the truth of Jesus in every unexpected season. Through Him, you can expect hope in unlikely places.
About the Authors
Emily Belle Freeman is a best-selling author and popular inspirational speaker. She has a deep love of the scriptures, which comes from a desire to find their application in everyday life. She is the author of numerous books, including The Gathering Home; Grace Where You Are; Closer to Christ; and Even This: Getting to the Place Where You Can Trust God with Anything. She is a favorite speaker at Time Out for Women and a cohost with David Butler of Don't Miss This, a Come, Follow Me study channel on YouTube. Her greatest joy comes from spending time with her family.
David Butler's greatest love is people. He had adopted as a life motto: "Stuff no mattah, people mattah." His favorite people are his wife, Jenny, and their six darling children. Some of his other loves include good food, spontaneous adventures, Christmas morning, and the sea. David co-hosts the popular YouTube scripture study channel Don't Miss Thiswith Emily Belle Freeman and is the author of many religious books, including Ites: An Illustrated Guide to the People in the Book of Mormon; The Peter Potential; and Spirit: The Gift that Connects You to Heaven.