Kristen Jane Anderson has been featured on Oprah and is a popular speaker at colleges, women’s and youth events, churches, and suicide prevention outreaches. A graduate of Moody Bible Institute and the founder of Reaching You Ministries, Kristen seeks to help those who are hurting, hopeless, lost, suicidal, or depressed.
Tricia Goyer is the author of three hundred articles for national periodicals, as well as many novels and several nonfiction books, including Blue Like Play Dough.
Life, In Spite of Me is an inspirational story of hope, love and trust in God and Jesus Christ.
The book "Life, In Spite of Me" is the amazing story of Kristen Anderson- a girl who survived suicide and went on to start a ministry that would save lives.
Kristen decided one cold winter day to end her life. "things would be better for everyone if I wasnt around."
A pleasant surprise. What a read. Inspires greatness! And makes attempting suicide, losing your legs, and enduring a lifelong struggle a little more bearable in the end.Published 12 hours ago by Michele G.
Great book about overcoming depression and realized how we are loved by God. In turn she helps others and that's truly a redeemed life!Published 20 days ago by Carol Herd
I loved this book. It was very moving and heartfelt story. I work in the area of Suicide Prevention in Australia and it was so encouraging reading about the dramatic change in... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jenny Wren
I loved reading Kristen's story. I was able to use her as an example this morning to a concerned mother. Kristen's life changed dramatically when she turned to Jesus. Read morePublished 2 months ago by D. Adams
I now personally know Kristen as she lived in my town and used to go to my church. I helped her with a fund raiser a few years (4) ago. She is the real deal... Read morePublished 3 months ago by angel43057
This is an incredible, encouraging story. It was more of a biography than a "how-to" book. I thought it would have had more tips for overcoming life's challenges, but... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Pammy
One of the best inspirational stories I've ever read. I had had trouble pulling myself away from this book. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ron Ward - GCNC
Truly inspiring and a beautiful story. Really helps put things into perspective and emphasis on the importance of letting God into your heart. Thank u!!Published 6 months ago by srblcv