After witnessing the devastation done by the Boston and Paris terror attacks and being critically injured in the Brussels bombing, Mason Wells was left with third-degree burns, emotional scars, and a shaken spirit. How could a merciful Father let evil prevail? Why had Mason been saved? What did God want from him? This miraculous true story will change how you see your own struggles and teach you the true power of forgiveness, perseverance, and faith.
Praise for Left Standing
Mason’s journey of faith is truly inspiring. —Richard Paul Evans, #1 New York Times best-selling author ofThe Christmas Boxand theMichael Veyseries
Mason Wells’s story is a powerful endorsement of the power of faith to shield us from unimaginable pain and horror while sparking encouragement from a reservoir of hope that resides deep within each of us. I want to study every page of this compelling book to see how I can learn from Mason … so I can make my own life better by nurturing a faith like his. —Squire Rushnell, New York Times best-selling author of theGodWinkseries
Mason Wells’s testimony is one that reminds us where “Why me God?” is simply answered, “Why not you?”—wherewith true faith there can be blessings beyond the battles. Being caught in the crosshairs and the chaos of the enemy can bring supernatural healing and restoration. A memoir for the ages. —Jonathan Cain, keyboardist for the band Journey
About the Authors
Mason Wells: Mason was born in Santa Maria, California. He graduated with honors from Lone Peak High School in Utah. Mason earned an Eagle Scout award and traveled to Paris, France, where he served as a missionary. In the course of his service, he was severely injured but survived the Brussels airport bombing in March 2016. Since returning home he has completed one year of college at the University of Utah and is now a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, where he is studying engineering.
Billy Hallowell: Through journalism, media, public speaking appearances, and the blogosphere, Billy Hallowell has worked as a journalist and commentator for nearly twenty years. He has been published and featured in countless political and cultural books, textbooks, articles, and websites. Hallowell was the faith and culture editor of TheBlaze, and he has contributed to the Washington Post,Human Events, Daily Caller, Mediaite, Deseret News, and Huffington Post, among other news sites. He is also the author of The Armageddon Code and Fault Line.
Tyler Beddoes: Tyler was born in Provo, Utah. He studied criminal justice and journalism at Utah Valley University. He joined the police department in Spanish Fork, Utah, in 2006. While a member of the police department, he has been awarded an exemplary service award. He was also recognized by the mayor of Spanish Fork, the State of Utah, and the United States Congress for his involvement in the miraculous rescue of Lily Groesbeck from the Spanish Fork River on the morning of March 7, 2015. He is the co-author of the book Proof of Angels. He currently resides in Utah with his wife, Brittany, and their three children.