Rescued from Idolatry and Hope Found with Jim Ravella

In this episode Jonathan interviews Jim Ravella, Ginger’s Ravella’s husband and co-author of the book, Hope Found.  Jim answers the question, “How has God rescued you?” with a very surprising answer that is a great reminder that loss can lead to much gain. He shares how his greatest trial in life and the loss of his wife Andrea Fuller Ravella in 2007 would provide a gift that would keep giving to him despite the pain. Jim married Ginger in 2008 and they have seven children, Nicholas (35), Anthony (28), Boston (23), Greyson (21), Isabella (18), Aspen (15) and Annalise (15).     Jim currently serves as a Vice President for the Gary Sinise Foundation, a non-profit charity whose mission is support our Nation’s Defenders, Veterans, First Responders, their families and those in need.  He is a retired United States Air Force Colonel and fighter pilot with 26 years of service and numerous awards including multiple Top Gun Awards and the Meritorious Service Medal.   Scriptures: “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Matthew 6:33   “Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wants to come after Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his [y]life will lose it; but whoever loses his [z]life for My sake will find it.” Matthew 16:24-25   Matthew 19:16-29 - The story of the rich young ruler   Jim Ravella’s Book, Hope Found: https://www.amazon.com/Hope-Found-When-hoped-would/dp/1512777870/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=ginger+ravella&qid=1619799302&sr=8-1

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Life is a journey. There are some really high highs and some really low lows. But it’s in the very hardest of places where the real decision is made: will we walk out our days with hopelessness or relentlessly pursue God despite our setbacks? Jonathan shares his real-life story of love, life, and loss with refreshing vulnerability and engaging candor. Join Jonathan on The Journey as he helps you make better sense of yours.