Lyle Hurst’s newly released “Crapped Out” shares the illuminating journey of a man who lost everything in life yet was saved by God at his last minute

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“Crapped Out: The Death of a Las Vegas Craps Dealer” from Christian Faith Publishing author Lyle Hurst holds a poignant tale of a man stripped out of his possessions, lost everything, and almost took his own life just to find escape to the other side—but God changed him.

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“Crapped Out: The Death of a Las Vegas Craps Dealer”: a captivating account of a life rescued by the Lord who then proceeded to take away all the pains and the anger in his now-redeemed heart. “Crapped Out: The Death of a Las Vegas Craps Dealer” is the creation of published author Lyle Hurst, a passionate singer/songwriter who was an avid sportsman. After returning to college at age sixty, he received a bachelor of science degree in biblical studies and biblical counseling. He is currently active in his church serving as a counselor, a host, a handyman, and the music teacher for kindergarten through fifth grade at the church school.

Hurst shares, “Crapped Out (The Death of a Las Vegas Craps Dealer). Unfamiliar with casino gambling? Crapped out generally means you lose everything! All your bets. All your money. After a lifetime of chasing excitement, and money, I finally ended up losing everything in life that most people would consider important, necessary. It has been said that our character can be determined by the way we respond to our circumstances. My response to ‘losing everything’ was to choose to take my own life. I figured I’d lived a full life and that there really wasn’t much more for me here on earth. My wife and I were in very poor health with zero possibilities (and even less desire) to try and reestablish ourselves during this national period of recession, so we decided we might as well ‘roll the dice’ and see if things were better on the other side. We came to the conclusion that suicide was our best option. Apparently, God didn’t agree with our plan (‘If you want to make God laugh, just tell Him your plans’).

“As a (grudging) favor to my sister, I attended her church one Sunday. I hadn’t been involved with formal religion for over thirty-five years. The ensuing ‘epiphany’ was life changing. God chose to change me. Why? I had no idea at the time. He took away the pain, the hate, and the anger that I had carried for so many years. Hopelessness was erased, and a sense of peace invaded my mind and heart. These weren’t things that I was familiar with. It was a supernatural experience that words cannot adequately express. The Las Vegas craps dealer died that day. This is a story of how I arrived at that day.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Lyle Hurst’s new book is a great inspiration from a journey that is led by God. Here, readers will find how God’s flawless love carried the lives of people who thought of escaping their problems; and as the Lord did what He did, these individuals held on to His grace.

View a synopsis of “Crapped Out: The Death of a Las Vegas Craps Dealer” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Crapped Out: The Death of a Las Vegas Craps Dealer” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Crapped Out: The Death of a Las Vegas Craps Dealer,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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