Available NOW – Amazon: 5′ 2″ Giant, Builder of Dreams by Rita Mayell
Branded a no-good runt and repeatedly told he was a mistake and would never amount to anything, Lionel Mayell set out to prove everyone wrong. By age 39, he had made and lost a fortune, failed at two marriages, and was convinced that the naysayers were right. But God had a bigger dream.
In 5’2” Giant, Builder of Dream, author Rita Mayell traces God’s orchestration of the events of her father’s life, including his mistakes and failures, to accomplish His purpose. This is the unlikely journey of a little giant who dared to believe God and dream big, and who God used to help change the world.
Praise for 5’2″ Giant
“5’2” Giant is a story that will thrill the soul and connect the reader to God’s truth: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13).”
—Franklin Graham, President and CEO, Samaritan’s Purse and Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
“Lionel Mayell’s life story reveals powerful evidence of an ordinary man who encountered God and became extraordinary. He was extraordinary in his vision, his passion for Jesus, his wisdom, and his belief that with God all things are possible.”
—Steve Douglass, President, Campus Crusade for Christ International/Cru
“During the foundational days of World Vision and later Samaritan’s Purse, Lionel gave generously of his financial resources to see God’s vision fulfilled. … I believe that the world needs more men like Lionel Mayell, and I pray that this book will inspire a new generation to follow his example of generous giving to the work of God in this hurting world!”
—Marilee Pierce Dunker, Author of Man of Vision and daughter of Dr. Bob Pierce, Founder of World Vision and Samaritan’s Purse