David Wilkerson wrote The Cross and the Switchblade. He started World Challenge Ministries. Under the radar, yet well-known at the same time, his impact in the lives of urban teens is and will continue to be astounding.
His wife Gwen is said to be in critical condition.
Born May 19, 1931
Died April 27, 2011
I first read his book in the late 1980s when I was working with street gangs -- the Latin Kings, Vice Lords and Black Gangster Disciples. His example and wisdom as learn through the book guided me to understanding my responsibility.
Rest in peace, David, and say hi to God. He's been waiting for you.
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