Oct 2, 2020
Archbishop Naumann interviews first-time author Julie Overlease about her book Hope Upon Impact, as she tells the story of God's grace in a time of family crisis. Special guest, Bishop James Coneley joins the discussion as well.
On the lovely spring afternoon of April 20, 2018, a backyard
tree cracked, and a heavy limb fell. 12-year-old Evelyn suffered a
devastating blow to her head as she shielded her puppy. A
significant, compressed skull fracture required emergency
neurosurgery. This freak, life-threatening event shook the
Overlease family to the core, and an unbelievable experience was
instantly set in motion that may take a lifetime to fully
The astounding details surrounding Evelyn’s accident, medical care, and recovery are crazier than fiction. First-time author Julie Overlease tells the story in close detail, with frankness and honesty. This is a book of hope and miracles, in which Evelyn’s mother tells a story of faith in action during a time of crisis, of prayer through pain and darkness, of devoted friendship, and the great goodness and love of God.