Sweet Freedom CD

The story of HFP President and former broadcast journalist Doug Tjapkes, as he leads a team of volunteers on a mission to gain the release of Maurice Carter, a wrongly convicted prisoner serving a life sentence. The true story of an unlikely friendship between a white middle-class broadcast journalist and an African-American serving a life sentence in prison for a crime he did not commit. An amazing account of outrageous injustice contrasts with a poignant and sometimes humorous tale of two men who became brothers in faith.

An old-style gospel music CD featuring HFP President Doug Tjapkes on piano, Dr. John Mulder on vocals and guitar along with the supporting musical talents of Cal Olson and Lee Ingersoll.


Song List
Just a Closer Walk With Thee
What a Friend We Have in Jesus
The Old Rugged Cross
How Great Thou Art
His Eye is On the Sparrow
Amazing Grace
The Blood Will Never Lose its Power
Power in the Blood
Life's Railway to Heaven
I'll Fly Away
Near the Cross
When the Saints Go Marching In


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Louise Reichert has served as an unofficial representative of HFP in the Upper Peninsula for the past several years.  When HFP President Doug Tjapkes learned that she was a gifted writer of prayers, he would often forward information to her about actual experiences with prisoners.  She would respond by writing a prayer.   Publisher Dirk Wierenga, who also supervised the publishing of Doug's book SWEET FREEDOM, labels the realistic prayers as "gritty."' 

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