Are you ready for a journey? Roots of Faith is a journey through time and space. The journey begins in ancient pagan Celtic Britain and ends on the bloody civil war battlefields of northern Georgia. You will meet interesting characters along the way … some real and others created to enhance your reading experience. You will discover the evangelistic activities which led to the conversion of pagan Celt. You will experience the terror of battle as Norse Viking clashes with Anglo Christian. You will understand the frustration that results when King decides what his subjects are to believe. You will see the world and the Christian faith through the day to day lives of the four families this book follows through 1600 years of British and American history. This story is told through the actions, words and feelings of the unique characters who come alive on these pages. On this journey you will meet Bronwyn, a young slave girl who has fallen in love with her master the clan chief and then meets the wise and gentle Mungo who teaches her of the Christ who can set her free. You will meet old William who hid the daughter of the famous William Wallace from English assassins and learn of his mysterious connection with the Abbey of Paisley. Your heart will be moved by the forbidden romantic love that develops in turbulent Ulster between transplanted Presbyterian Scot and native Irish Catholic. This journey will take you across the great Atlantic Ocean as you travel with the indentured teenage servant Alexander to his new home in the colony of Virginia. Yes, you will meet many unique individuals on this journey and they all have one thing in common, a faith in God that bends but does not break. And in the end of this journey you will rediscover that faith, hope and love are all that really matters. Are you ready?
The vast splendor of the Almighty’s compound graced the Region of Sanctuary. With wisdom, compassion and justice, Jor’el utilized his immortals Guardians as administrators of the kingdom. For centuries, the mortals lived in peace and prosperity under divine guidance. They went about content with life – or so they thought. Guardians interacted with mortals on a daily. They offered protection and order. They were content in their role – or so they thought.When one Guardian upsets the balance, the consequences are devastating. For the first time ever, Guardians will face each other in war. Can the kingdom survive a battle of immortals?
The enemy of my enemy… Vincent Chen keeps star systems in close communication with each other as he tends to the comms ferry satellites that connect the Realm of Five.When he responds to small colony’s apparent malfunction, though, he stumbles onto an enslaved people.The problem is, the enslaved used to be the oppressors.They’re all former agents of Kesek, the secret police that spent the last century suppressing religion by arresting, torturing, and killing believers—including Vincent’s uncle. But it also includes the children and families of those agents.Vincent is drawn deeper into the plot against them, until he’s forced to choose the right side…Whether he can forgive, however, is the most dangerous question.
Dienna Darpentus is next in line to be the Keeper of the Gods, a role she must undertake after her brother Sonder abdicates the position for reasons unknown. As a series of mysteries begins to unfold, Dienna’s world is thrown into chaos by the arrival of a sorceress from the East, who unleashes an army on Dienna’s home. Now she, along with her lifelong friend, Meredith, must undertake a journey to reclaim the Godskeep, and discover for themselves if the gods truly have no secrets.
Dwelling on the edge of Virginia’s southwestern frontier, Jordan’s childhood has remained mostly untouched by the hardships and perils of the late 1700s–until a Cherokee massacre sweeps through his village and takes everything away from him. Left with a growing band of orphans to lead, Jordan struggles to survive yet aims to trust in the Lord and live in a life of unconditional forgiveness. But as he and his friends face hardship after hardship, will Jordan’s faith hold fast–even when he is brought face to face with the very murderers of his family’s lives?Illustrations included.Author’s Bio:Rebecca Marshall is the firstborn of a rambunctious family of six children—plus a chihuahua. She was homeschooled since middle school. Writing and digital art has been her passion since high school, plus a bit of poetry. Although English wasn’t her early “specialty”, as a child, Rebecca oftentimes spent her time in the shower and playing outside telling stories while “talking to herself”—much to the bewilderment of her parents. Her ultimate goal is to create safe yet adventurous stories for tweens and teens that will entertain and teach them how to live a life that glorifies God. She currently resides in the hilly regions of southwestern Virginia, USA.Rebecca hopes that the Jordan and the Children of the Revolution series will teach tweens to trust in God through all hardships, even in the difficult ones, and live in a life of unconditional forgiveness—just like Jordan.You can contact her at her WordPress site:https://morethanconquerors2016.wordpress.com/By email at:email@example.comOr on her Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/MoreThanConquerorsRomans837/
When Barb Delahass finally makes the trip to Espinola she finds out that everything she’s heard about it is true. She loves the old city and is amazed at how it has been able to hold on to its history. It’s something she can appreciate since she’s there in search of something from her family’s past. She’d give anything if she knew exactly what it was. But when she and Gray return home to Nolbeloir House they bring with them what they found, documents that Jeremy Delahass left for them centuries ago and that may very well hold the answers they’ve been looking for.In the middle of the twenty-first century Jeremy Delahass came from out of nowhere much as history decreed his ancestor did some two hundred years before him. It was his legacy, that of a man counted among those who fought in some of the harshest battles of the Revolutionary War for Independence, that Jeremy waved like a beacon and eventually reached the pinnacle as his ancestor had been unable to.But his dreams had never been those which would put him in the midst of the public eye. Jeremy had never been driven to right all wrongs, to speak the words of the voiceless, to be the one who pushed until promises made were kept. And he’d never felt the need to sit in the center of power. But he did all those things. Jeremy Delahass did all that he wouldn’t have otherwise because of those who had dreamed of doing so, for those who did have visions of all that could be, who had been driven to right all the wrongs…but couldn’t. Their lives had been tragically and violently cut short.In fulfilling what they were no longer able to, Jeremy Delahass became a hero to scores yet was also reviled by many who resented the changes he’d fought for. And he left behind a lasting heritage for all of those who would follow. And so it endured. The Delahass Legacy.Now two hundred years later…Family Promise is the sixth in The Delahass Legacy series that also includes Family, Family Unbroken, Family Shadows, Family Always, and Family Trust. The Delahass Legacy series tells the story of how one family learns the lessons of what’s important in life and how despite the centuries and generations that pass it remains the same. Family.The Delahass Legacy is a series of books classified by Amazon as short reads. The books in this series fall in the two hours and more reading time. If you enjoy sitting down with a novella style book you’ll enjoy The Delahass Legacy series.
A series of forty meditation poems based on the stories of Exodus and the Gospel of St Luke. Particular themes are light and darkness, journeying, prayer, and the inherent otherness of God. How can human beings truly respond to God’s mercy and justice in an imperfect world?
Kelly and Neal lived in a quaint, safe, small town or that was what they thought until Kelly was raped as she walked home. Every night she took her husband his supper at work. She walked the short distance from her home to the factory and back again. At a time that raped women were often told it was their fault, Kelly kept her rape a secret.In the midst of a mental breakdown, Kelly found herself widowed when her husband died in an accident at work. Alone in the world, Kelly’s neighbor, Katherine, took her in when she lost herself. Nine months after the rape, Kelly gave birth to a girl. Katherine named her Eileen. Everyone assumed that Eileen belonged to her and her deceased husband. Kelly wasn’t so sure.Twenty-five years later, Eileen and her fiancé, Greg, are at the gravesite of Katherine. Eileen inherited everything with the contingency that Kelly stays in the house as long as she’s capable of taking care of herself. Still suffering from PTSD Kelly struggles to meet Katherine’s requirements.
The lonely, lowly town of Gath Hepher has seen its fair share of drought and poverty. But when Assyria, the menace of all Israel and her surrounding nations comes seeking slaves, a young boy by the name of Jonah will find his life forever changed. As pain follows pain, and grief follows grief, can he ever find peace and joy? Can he ever forgive God for all he has lost? And when God calls him into service, can he ever accept his commission?