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: From his extensive travels and his many contacts with key world leaders and ordinary men and women in some sixty countries, Dr. James L. Merrell writes eloquently and simply of the fresh and surprising understanding he has gained regarding some common but vital "words of faith".In this book he wants to help readers "see" God's nature and purpose more clearly as he describes his encounters with fascinating people and events. In these brief vignettes the reader will discover fresh ways to look at love, hope, courage, laughter-and two-dozen other common words found in the Bible.Dr. Merrell, a native of Indianapolis, Indiana, and a graduate of Indiana University, holds degrees from Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, and Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Missouri. He founded and edited his denomination's major journal of news and opinion and has published five books. Many of the insights related in this book Seeing Life: Finding God come from his editorial travels and the many purposeful tours he conducted to Europe, South America and Asia. The Missouri State Senate honored the author with a formal citation for lifetime achievement, and Religious Heritage of America has honored him with its prestigious Faith and Freedom Award.