When newly ordained Episcopal priest Calvin Harper arrives in his West Virginia parish, he has a lot to learn. Seminary never taught him that detachment is the bane of ministry or that deep grief originates from deep love. Thankfully, elderly church pillar Ruby Redding takes him under her wing. Will he embrace the lessons she teaches? 304 pages, softcover from Abingdon.
A young priest, a struggling parish, a search for wisdom and love.
Adam Thomas was ordained to the Episcopal priesthood in 2008 at the age of twenty-five, making him one of the first priests from the millennial generation. His unique voice in the faith community emanates from a combination of his youth, honesty, humor, and tech-savvy nature. Adam is the author of the novel Letters from Ruby
, the Converge Bible
study Who is Jesus?
, and Digital Disciple: Real Christianity in a Virtual World
. Check out years worth of content on his website, wherethewind.com
. Adam lives with his wife Leah in Mystic, Connecticut, where he serves as rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church.
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