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Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Celebrities to share experiences of Tragedy Into Triumph

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Heritage Nazarene Church will host its annual Tragedy into Triumph Series featuring well-known personalities on March 13-16 at the church.

This series will show how God can bring triumphant change into our lives even in the midst of tragedy. The Event is free to the public, and the doors will open each night at 6:15 p.m. Each speaker will focus on real world tragedies that can happen to any of us, and each speaker will be live and in person in Circleville on the night they speak.

Additionally this year, Tragedy into Triumph is being broadcast nationwide live from Circleville into 27 different states and two Canadian provinces. This event has grown into a movement around the entire nation, and it originated right here in Circleville.

The Lineup and speaking times are:

Sunday, March 13 (10 a.m.): Siran Stacy (Triumph)

Former Crimson Tide and NFL running back will share how God brought triumph to his life through the loss of his wife and four of five children in one night. He will also share strategies on maintaining triumph in our daily lives.

Sunday, March 13 (7 p.m.): Daryl Strawberry (Addiction)

Daryl earned legendary nicknames as one of the most feared home-run hitters in the game of baseball: "Straw's Sweet Swing," "Strawberry's Field Forever" and "The Legendary Straw Man" all were used to describe his amazing abilities. Daryl Strawberry was voted an MLB All-Star eight consecutive years, and he won the World Series once with the Mets and three times with the Yankees. Daryl struggled with addiction but is finally free from the struggle. Come hear the whole story.

Monday, March 14 (7 p.m.): Taya Kyle (Loss)

Taya Kyle is the wife of the late U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and the author of the New York Times bestselling book, American Wife. Taya is a bold advocate for women and families and a passionate voice for faith, strength and American ideals. Come hear the woman behind The American Sniper Story and hear how God has brought peace to her life even in loss.

Tuesday, March 15 (7 p.m.): Scott Rigsby (Adversity)

Scott Rigsby, double amputee and Ironman record holder, is a sought-after speaker and bestselling author. On Oct. 13, 2007, after nearly 17 grueling hours, Scott Rigsby did the unthinkable: he crossed the finish line at the 140.6-mile Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. In doing so, he set a world record as the first double-amputee on prosthetics to complete the Ironman World Championships in Kona - considered to be the most grueling triathlons on earth. Come hear how God brought triumph through the adversity in his life.

Wednesday, March 16 (7 p.m.): Abby Johnson

Abby Johnson has always had a fierce determination to help women in need. It was this desire that both led Abby to a career with our nation's largest abortion provider and caused her to flee that same organization and become an outspoken advocate for the pro-life movement. Come hear the real transformation that has happened in her life and why she so dramatically changed her position.

Music performed by Carrollton: The band takes its name from Carrollton, a small town in Kentucky, marking the halfway point between their hometowns of Cincinnati and Louisville. The honesty and energy in their live performances have made Carrollton a sought-after worship band.

Childcare is provided each night through fifth grade; however, it is more than childcare! We are pleased to have Jubilee Gang with us for fast-paced multimedia fun every session. Kids will enjoy coming each night to have fun and to make new friends.

For more information, visit www.tragedyintotriumph.com or call 740-474-7350.

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