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Where the Wind Leads

Where the Wind Leads

A Refugee Family's Miraculous Story of Loss, Rescue, and Redemption

by Vinh Chung, with Tim Downs

"This story will inspire you to believe in second chances and miracles and the God who gives them both."

—Max Lucado, New York Times best-selling author

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Where the Wind Leads is the remarkable story of Vinh Chung and his refugee family's daring escape from communist oppression for the chance of a better life in America.

On Sending Back a Boat for Others: A Q&A with Vinh Chung

On Sending Back a Boat for Others: A Q&A with Vinh Chung

I honestly do not have an answer to “Why” God chose to rescue my family and not others. But I’ve long come to realize that I do not need to know the answer to all my questions.

Praise for Where the Wind Leads

Praise for Where the Wind Leads

"This kind of real-life rescue story makes reality television pale by comparison!" Read what authors Lisa Harper, Max Lucado and others are saying about this new book.

Where the Wind Leads: Read an Excerpt

Where the Wind Leads: Read an Excerpt

"This is a story that spans two continents, ten decades, and 11,000 miles. It's the story of a fortune lost and a treasure found, the story of two lost men and three extraordinary women who changed their lives."

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

On Radical Gratitude, Radical Humility, and Radical Hope

On Radical Gratitude, Radical Humility, and Radical Hope

Amber Stamper

Seriously, this book will change your life. To preface: I am raising newborn twins, and I read all 348 pages in less than 24 hours.

A Refugee's Story to Learn From

A Refugee's Story to Learn From

Miles Mullin

An engaging, well-told story, in the end analysis Where the Wind Leads also highlights some important themes, such as the characteristically American nature of welcoming immigrants.  These valuable legacies we ought to recall in our contemporary debates about policy. 

Guided by a Gentle Providence

Guided by a Gentle Providence

Bruce G. Epperly

When we unfurl our spiritual sails, opening to God’s providential spirit, we are led to unexpected places and given unexpected gifts of grace.

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Vinh Chung on Where the Wind Leads

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