Kai’Ro: The Journey of an Urban Pilgrim

chronicles the epic
spiritual journey of a young man named Kai’Ro. Born and raised in the City
of Doom, Kai’Ro is overwhelmed with hopelessness and bondage to sin. Overcome
by the burden of his own guilt and failure, he admits that his existence is full
of pain and meaningless. He yearns to find a better life.

Kai’Ro
meets Preacher who informs him of the King who can free him from his burden
and give him hope and the life he’s always been searching for. The Preacher
directs him to the Heavenly Highway which he assures Kai’Ro is the path he
must follow if he is to find the hope and freedom he’s looking for.
In search of this promised life, Kai’Ro leaves the City of Doom with his heart
and mind set on this new hope.

Along the way he encounters a variety of individuals,
temptations and trials that seek to pull him off the Highway and ensnare him in
his old life again. During his journey he discovers that wisdom is greater
than treasure, a real friend is someone who directs him to the King, and that pursuing
the King requires saying farewell to much of what he once loved.

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About The Author

Judah Ben's vision for urban ministry was birthed while working on his undergraduate degree at Wheaton College. For more than two years, he met weekly with youth incarcerated in the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center in Chicago. Upon graduating in 2000, he began teaching at Restoration Academy, an urban Christian School in Fairfield, Ala., seeking to rescue youth from the lure of the streets.

Books by Judah Ben

Kai’Ro Returns

Kai'Ro, after finding the life and freedom he went searching for at the Cross, The King sends him back to the City of Doom as an ambassador of hope.
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