Beyond Blood

Justin T. Miller's New Book

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Beyond Blood is the story of three men who grew up in drastically different contexts and found their way to each other through a common concern for the marginalized. Written by Cornel Onyango, Duncan Kimani, and Justin Miller, Beyond Blood is the origin story of CARE for AIDS.

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Praise for Beyond Blood

  • “Beyond Blood takes us into places of raw reality seldom seen in glossy mission reports. In the midst of Africa's AIDS devastation, three unlikely young men find their calling to become powerful agents of hope and healing. The ministry that emerges is a model of holistic transformation. Instructive and inspiring!"

    Robert (Bob) Lupton

    Founder: Focused Community Strategies (FCS) Atlanta, GA
    Author: Toxic Charity, Charity Detox, Theirs Is The Kingdom

  • “At its heart, the Gospel is relational. Beyond Blood tells the story of relationships in both ordinary and extraordinary situations and reminds us all that redemption and hope grow best in the fertile ground of relationship.”

    Andy Stanley

    Author, Communicator, and Founder of North Point Ministries

  • “The power of diverse relationships is perfectly illustrated in this compelling story. It reminds the reader that no matter who or where they are, they have the opportunity to make an impact.”

    Rodney Bullard

    Executive Director, Chick-fil-A Foundation

  • “A reminder that all great leaders are ordinary people who simply said yes, and that we all have the capacity to change the world."

    John C. Maxwell

    Author, Speaker and Coach

  • “Beyond Blood is a compelling story of faith, hope, and love in the face of one of the world’s most challenging crises. Cornel, Duncan, and Justin and the team at CARE for AIDS are an inspiration and an example for all of us to make a difference wherever we are and no matter our circumstances.”

    Tim Tassopoulos

    President, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

  • “A remarkable example of how profound relationships among people who are called to serve can change lives forever....”

    Cheryl Bachelder

    Author, Dare to Serve: How to drive superior results by serving others

  • “In Beyond Blood, we see friendship and faith that leads to courageous action in addressing the AIDS pandemic. When other people ran away, Duncan, Justin, and Cornel ran towards those in need – serving with big hearts and open hands. I loved this book, and I know you will too!”

    Peter Greer

    President & CEO, HOPE International and coauthor of Mission Drift

  • “Beyond Blood weaves together the inspiring stories of three men who grew up worlds apart, yet still became brothers. Together they created a culture of transformation for thousands of families. If you want your life to count for something big, you should read this book!”

    Randy Gravitt

    CEO of InteGREAT Leadership & Co-Author of UNSTUCK

  • “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said that — Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others? Well, it’s clear that in this book Cornel, Duncan and Justin have answered this question through profound and strategic action. They’ve shown us all that through unity and sacrifice a nation can be transformed.”

    Sam Collier

    International Speaker, National TV and Radio-Podcast Host

  • The birth of CARE for AIDS is a modern miracle. If you have any doubt of God’s supernatural work in this world, read Beyond Blood… you can’t make this stuff up! Justin, Cornel, and Duncan have done something amazing: they turned intention into reality… and have sustained it Thanks to the three of you for showing us how to make a real difference in this life and the next!

    Mark Miller

    V.P. High Performance Leadership, Chick-fil-A, Inc.


Excerpt from Introduction

When our taxi dropped us off, I assumed we’d taken a wrong turn. It would have been an easy mistake, since there were no street signs to guide our way. We were dropped off at a rickety wooden bridge over black water that was only passable on foot. We crossed the bridge one by one, holding our breath, partially because of the smell and partially because of the fear of falling. After the bridge was a swamp, stagnant and brown from the recent rainy season. We rolled up our jeans and trudged through the water, toward the lone house that stood on the horizon. I wasn’t surprised by how dilapidated the house was. I wasn’t caught off guard by the heavy stench of sewer that followed us across the swamp, the trash floating by, or the two wild dogs that sulked pitifully around the grounds. What gave me pause was the fact that her house was all by itself; it was completely isolated. 

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