A New Calling


The remarkable and inspirational story of Mario DeMatteo.

The below article is written by Rebecca Krusee.

When I was approached by the Author Mario to share his latest project Paul The Apostle A Graphic Novel, I was interested as I’ve never shared a cartoon image book before and it’s a great visual tool to teach our children about Bible characters.  He and his team have done a fantastic job of bringing the characters to life for children.

He asked me to mention that the first 50 pages are absolutely free online if you sign-up for the Beartruth Fanclub on their website. They are also developing a program with a few nationally recognized non-profits that will donate 5 digital e-books to underprivileged children for  every hardcover book purchased.

About the Author

In 2004, while on a surf trip in Costa Rica, Mario DeMatteo dove into a shallow swimming pool and incurred a permanent spinal cord injury, confining him to a wheelchair.  While the world is difficult to navigate on wheels, Mario praises God that He is moving in Mario’s life and leading him toward something greater than he could ever have imagined when he first found out he’d never walk again. Read more and watch the trailer at Rebecca Krusee…

Also, check out this moving video about Mario’s life at Flourish San Diego.

Purchase Mario’s graphic novel Paul the Apostle here.

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