Of the many emotions and experiences that comprise the essence of being human, grief is one that is practically unavoidable. People were made to relate to one another and to their Creator, and the loss of these relationships leaves a profound mark. Troubled Mind, Soul at Peace is the literary expression of the author's own personal spiritual journey through moments of grief, upon the loss of an unborn child in an unexpected miscarriage, and the untimely death of a dear friend. Amidst these circumstances, interspersed with moments of joy, the author finds solace in his relationship with God, and through the stewardship of His creation.Read More
Love is bliss . . .
Mont is a young man growing up in rural Pennsylvania in a world before the terror of the World Wars. As he makes the transition from boyhood to manhood, he discovers an overwhelming love for the game of baseball.
Then he discovers the life-changing impact of the love of a good woman and the passion that she brings into his life.
Ultimately, however, he becomes acquainted with the world-shattering reality and heartbreak of war as a soldier in the first World War.
. . . War is Hell.Read More
Being a Pastor is difficult.
Every church of every size has its own unique challenges. Large churches struggle with engaging the large number of members in the congregation. Rapidly growing churches face daunting infrastructure expansion to meet the needs of the explosive growth.
But what about the "smaller church?"
In Shepherding the Flock, George C. Tomson explores the distinct challenges that the pastor of a small church faces, and gives solid, common sense guidance invaluable for pastors of any size church.Read More
On the Wings of Angels (Book 3 of the Beyond the Blue Horizon Series), continues the saga of Otto Kerchner, the airplane-obsessed Wisconsin farm boy who becomes a hero of World War II in On Wings of the Morning (Book 1). He continued to lead his family, friends, and community into new ventures—and sometimes danger—in On the Wings of Eagles (Book 2).
The latest in the series picks up in 1954 with an unlikely mix of elements: a minor league baseball team, mobsters from Minneapolis, a Soviet jet, family discord, sudden death, an aviation camp, a kidnapping, and a marauding bear. Meanwhile, the Kerchners, their friends, and their community cope with a changing world.
Readers of the earlier novels have praised the easy style and realistic touches in the books which help recreate the ambiance and feel of those remembered years, including the simple pleasures of picnics, birthday parties, and pick-up baseball games. The characters are at once unique and identifiable, and their hopes, fears, and struggles still resonate today. This book is a must read among must reads for just about everyone.Read More
What happens when FANTASY & FIDELITY collide?
Leah Westwood loves her husband Jacob with all her heart, even as the smoldering glances of her ex-flame Vincent Miller continue to affect her. What she once shared with Vincent threatens to rip apart the bonds she is trying to build with her husband.
Jacob's heart belongs to Leah, but his body refuses to accept that. Rachel is the one who has been his mainstay at the most difficult times in his life. How could he leave her alone?
Vincent wants Leah back and all he has to do is watch and wait as Jacob and Leah's relationship unravels.
Ultimately, Leah must make a choice . . .
. . . between FANTASY & FIDELITY.Read More
A mysterious manuscript reveals a stunning, centuries-old mystery . . .
The Church . . .
The Inquisition . . .
Witchcraft . . .
Martin, a Dominican friar and inquisitor, is summoned by Werner of Finkelstein to conduct the trail of a young woman accused of witchcraft during the time of the Great Plague. The Second Death is Martin's story—his confession—written after he sequesters himself in a monastery, having taken a vow of silence.
Now, six centuries later, in the pages of the Dummstein Manuscript, his silence is shattered.Read More
Victor is not just a name . . .
V as in Victor is the story of an American minister and his family in a small pastorate in England between the World Wars and their subsequent life in the United States during and after World War II. More importantly, it is the story of a man whose struggles might have destroyed him, but did not. This uplifting tale of a man's ongoing quest for the chance to serve his church and his earnest desire to live a life according to the precepts of his religion will both inspire you, challenge you, and touch your heart.Read More
God still speaks to us.
Often it is a quiet whisper, a gentle nudge, a hunch we seem to have. As we look back at our journeys, we notice the places where the Lord has spoken to us, guiding us and encouraging us to press on.
Maybe we haven't always listened to that "Still Small Voice," but He has been there the whole time, speaking words of encouragement to our spirits.
Inspired by the Lord to write this devotional during prayer and meditation time, Minister Shearon D. Hurst believes these messages will speak life to the “weary warriors," “the despondent pursuers," and those who want to know Him in a more intimate way.
These words from the Father’s heart will encourage and comfort you as you battle through the days when you trudge through the valleys of life.Words of encouragement, either written or spoken from the Lord, will inspire you to live a life most pleasing to the Lord. Let this devotional journal will become a source of inspiration and encouragement in your life every day.Read More
"We're looking at a lot of serious charges here . . ."
The state's attorney ran his fingers across the pages before him while reading the list of offenses Phil Hamman had committed. Hamman was headed down a dark road filled with violence, crime, and death. He was still reeling from a childhood spent with his dysfunctional family in an impoverished neighborhood where he faced bullies, met killers, learned to fist fight, and went home daily to a life of domestic abuse. He turned violent and angry, as well, having found a group of peers who only escalated the turmoil. Clashes with the police, multiple arrests, bribery, and assaults were their specialty. Until one fateful night, a meeting with destiny changed him forever, filling him with a determination that led to a thirty-year career working with some of the most troubled teenagers to right their own paths in life. disORDER will captivate readers with an unforgettable, fast-paced story of violence, then love and redemption. This memoir is a chilling yet heartwarming story of overcoming adversity.Read More
It's Christmas Time and from all of us to all of you, Merry Christmas!
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