Hope for the Hurting Girl

Join us as GEMS Girls Club presents Bruce W. Martin, author of Desperate for Hope, leading this much needed discussion.

Gain a better understanding of the issues girls face today and leave equipped to respond to these situations in a competent, grace-filled, and godly way.

Come engage in this enlightening and encouraging discussion. Q&A and book signing to follow. This event is open to GEMS leaders and the general public.

RSVP requested but not required. Please RSVP below or by calling 616.241.5616 ext. 2.

Event Details

Baker Book House
2768 E Paris Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
January 17, 2019
7pm – 9 pm

About Bruce Martin

Bruce W. Martin is the author of Desperate for Hope: Hanging on and Finding God during Life’s Hardest Times. Bruce serves as a keynote speaker for conferences, marriage seminars, retreats, and young adult venues. He’s especially passionate about teaching how the Gospel intersects with culture and encouraging God’s people to live out the Gospel in their everyday lives. He’s the founding pastor of Westside Community Church, a multicultural congregation in Huntsville, Alabama and co-founder of The CornerStone Initiative, a community development ministry that works with the vulnerable and under-resourced in West Huntsville.

Bruce has been married to his sweetheart, Marlina Martin, for 33 years. They have a 19-year-old son Zach, a 2-year-old dog Dugg, and reside in Huntsville, Alabama. Learn more about Bruce at brucewmartin.com


Learn more about Bruce


Visit Bruce’s website for relevant blog posts and to learn more about his ministry.