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Thomas Nelson / 2012 / Paperback
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In a small Michigan town, lightning destroys a cross on a church, and Dr. Macey Lewis wants to help. When she recruits carpenter Kenneth, strange things happen---a staunch atheist questions his views, the mother of a leukemia-stricken child makes a miraculous choice, and a blind minister "sees" by faith. Is the young carpenter responsible for these odd events? 416 pages, softcover from Nelson.
When facing the impossible, will you believe?
Storm clouds gather over a small Michigan town. As thunder shakes the sky, the lights inside St. Thomas Church flicker . . . and then go out.
All is black until a thick bolt of lightning slices the sky, striking the churchs large wooden crossleaving it ablaze and splintered in two.
When the storm endsthe search for answers begins.
James Lindy, the churchs blind minister, wonders how his small congregation can repair the cross and keep their faith in the midst of adversity. And he hears the words only believe.
Macey Lewis, the towns brilliant young oncologist, is drawn to Alex, a young boy whos recently been diagnosed with an aggressive leukemia. She puts her hope in modern medicineyet is challenged to only believe.
And Alexs single mom, who has given everything she can to her boy, is pleading with God to know the reason this is happening . . . to save her son. But she only hears silence and wonders how she can possibly only believe.
The Reason is a milestone debut novel, opening with a thunderbolt and never letting up as it introduces us to everyday characters who are wrestling with the questions: Where is God when bad things happen? And does God ignore the prayers of the faithful? The answer each character receives will astound readers while offering an unforgettable call to hope, to change, to . . . only believe.
This is a skillfully written first novel with the narrative voice, knack for dialogue, and plot movement of a veteran author. Publishers Weekly
Once a senior vice president in a large investment firm, William Sirls was charged with wire fraud and money laundering and was incarcerated. While in prison, William learned the meaning of faith, grace, and forgiveness. The Reason was his first novel. He is the father of two.
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