Newly married, Marcus Sheffield is searching for his dream job as a mega-church pastor. But when a small-town church offers him a position, he and his wife make a risky compromise---and Amelia falls into a dark emotional place while Marcus discovers crushing news. Can their brand-new marriage withstand the weight of generations-old baggage? 320 pages, softcover from Cook.
Can a brand-new marriage withstand the weight of generations-old baggage?
Newlyweds Amelia and Marcus Sheffield are recent college grads, trying to stay afloat in LA while searching for their dream jobs. Marcus hopes to become a mega-church pastor. Amelia has an esteemed music degree, and longs to play piano professionally. The Sheffields are clearly city people.
But when a small town church offers Marcus a job, the couples dedication to their dreams and each other is tested. After a risky compromise is made, Amelia falls into a dark emotional place, where she finds skeletons shed fought hard to deny. In desperation, she calls out to God. But why cant she find Him? While Amelia struggles, Marcus learns news that nearly crushes him. He must lean on his faith to withstand the pressure… or risk losing his wife forever.
Alison Strobel, whose father, award-winning author Lee Strobel, instilled her with a love of stories at a young age, has written four novels, including Reinventing Rachel. She has also written the childrens books Thats Where God Is and Thats When I talk to God with her husband Dan Morrow. She lives in Colorado with her husband and two daughters.
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