SEAL of God

SEAL of God

The Path Is Narrow--but the Reward Is Great

Paperback - 2012
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Days before Chad Williams was to report to military duty in Great Lakes, Illinois, he turned on a television and was greeted with the horrifying images of his mentor, US Navy SEAL Scott Helvenston, being brutally murdered in a premeditated ambush on the roads of Fallujah, Iraq. Steeled in his resolve, Chad followed in Scott's footsteps and completed the US military's most difficult and grueling training to become a Navy SEAL. One of only 13 from a class of 173 to make it straight through to graduation, Chad served his country on SEAL Teams One and Seven for five years, completing tours of duty in the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Iraq.Part memoir, part evangelism piece, SEAL of God follows Chad's journey through the grueling Naval Ops training and onto the streets of Iraq, where he witnessed the horrors of war up close. Along the way, Chad shares his own radical conversion story and talks about how he draws on his own experiences as a SEAL to help others better understand the depths of Christ's sacrifice and love.
Publisher: Carol Stream, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., c2012.
ISBN: 9781414368740
1414368747
Characteristics: xiv, 284 p. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Thomas, David 1968 June 21-

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Tabaqui
Aug 31, 2016

This book was riveting, and clean, which I very much appreciated. Chad Williams narrates his own story of faith and service in the SEALS. Very good story, without a lot of the objectionable content found in war stories. Very excellent. My favorite part was when his team was boating around the island during Hell Week (so named because it's majorly intense) and he was hallucinating and seeing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles swimming in the water. So funny!

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Oct 30, 2016

Tabaqui thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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