"“ Greg Paul tells of whores and crazies, misfits and rejects that sound as if they stepped out from the pages of the Bible.” " – Eugene Peterson
Sam has survived physical, sexual, and substance abuse, terrible violence, and life on the streets. Wendy lives for the next high on crack, oblivious to her boyfriend’ s love. Neil is dying of AIDS.
These are the people of inner-city Toronto. Look into their distorted, obscure faces, their fractured lives, and catch a glimpse of the sublime. Greg Paul calls them tragic heroes– individuals who can offer a testament to God’ s love and mercy.
With emotional depth and spiritual intensity, Greg’ s compelling stories reveal that people with desperate lives have precious lessons to teach us about the character of God. "God in the Alley" offers a profound message of grace and calling that each one of us needs to hear.
“ The experience of reading this book haunts, convicts, delights. But one thing is for sure: you don’ t want to miss it.”
– Mark Buchanan, author of "The Holy Wild: Trusting God in Everything"
“ Greg Paul writes beautifully and welcomes us into the life he lives.… I am grateful to have read this book.”
– David Wilcox, musician, songwriter, and storyteller
“ I dare you to read this book at more than one sitting. Each page is a seat belt that straps you in and the turning of the page pulls the straps tighter. When the ride is over, you’ ll want to start again.”
– Leonard Sweet, author of numerous books including "Soul Tsunami