The Author

Dave Furman (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary) serves as the senior pastor of Redeemer Church of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The church currently has more than 60 different nationalities gathering weekly from all around the world. In 2006 he developed a nerve disorder in both of his arms that renders both of them nearly disabled. He is the author of the newly released Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials and Being There: How to Love Those Who are Hurting. He and his wife, Gloria, have four children. You can follow him on Twitter.

If God Loves You, He Will Prune You

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Brokenness Is Not a Barrier

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