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The Alliance will be making John Stumbo’s books and video available at most of his speaking engagements on a donation basis. If you have an interest in his resources but are unable to attend one of these events, they are available for purchase at or If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail us at


  • An Honest Look coverAn Honest Look at a Mysterious Journey

    At age 47, life suddenly “turned” for pastor and ultra-marathon runner, John Stumbo. A mysterious illness left him bedridden for 77 days and unable to swallow for over a year. Now John and his wife Joanna tell their story in a manner that is authentic, moving, insightful and, at times, humorous.

  • In the Midst coverIn the Midst: Treasures from the Dark

    With a feeding tube hanging from his stomach, a disease ravaging his muscles and questions raging in his soul, Dr. John Stumbo made the commitment to be transparently honest. He also made the commitment to write—not only for others to read, but as a means of finding out what he truly believed in the midst of his crisis.

  • The Deeper Life in Jesus DVDDeeper Life in Jesus (DVD)

    Thousands have read John Stumbo’s miraculous story in his first book: An Honest Look at a Mysterious Journey. Now John tells his story in a 4 part video series emphasizing that Jesus Christ is our Savior, Sanctifier, Healer and Returning King. Each segment is approximately seven minutes long and is ideal for church services or home group studies.

Free Resources

  • Alliance Family Day

    We are hosting the first-ever Alliance Family Day and would love to invite your congregation to celebrate with thousands of others from the Alliance family. If you can’t come to the whole Council experience, schedule yourself now to be there on Saturday, June 3. A promotional insert is available for use in your church. You may print your own or request copies while supplies last. Call the Alliance Service Center, toll-free, at 1-877-284-3262, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., MDT.

    Download PDF 102KB

  • Who We Are In Christ

    What does the Bible say about our identity in Christ? Who does the Word say we are? In this document created for a small retreat held in February 2017, John has compiled this list of scriptural references. Who We Are In Christ is a powerful inventory of biblical affirmations revealing our true identity in Jesus Christ. Though a small segment of the many truths defining who we have become through faith in God’s Son, it serves remind us who and Whose we are.

    Download PDF 92KB


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