Introducing Pam Breedlove Lear, author of The Gifted

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Pam Breedlove Lear is a retired registered nurse with over 30 years of experience caring for the sick. She was inspired by God in a dream to write The Gifted as an inspiration to others to live for and follow God.

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On a cold, crisp morning in February of 1750, newlyweds Noah and Pam Lear say good-bye to their families in a small village in England and board The Angel’s Horn, bound for America. Over the next two months of their voyage, they befriend other couples, forging lifelong bonds, and dream of their new lives in Virginia. What follows is the tale of eight families of early Christian settlers as they struggle to survive in their new home with nothing but God, Love, and their Faith to sustain them. The Gifted is an uplifting family saga set against the stunning backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Introducing Linda Crumb, author of Life: Trusting and Believing in God

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Linda Crumb is a single mother of four beautiful children—teens and young adults—living in Oregon. She has been in church all her life and loves to serve others. Linda has had to overcome many of the challenges that others struggle with today, and finding the heart to follow after God made her stronger. She is a woman of prayer and entrusts the wisdom of God to bless her and her family. Life: Trusting and Believing in God is her debut book.

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Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths. Discover genuine and open truths about what God can do in a life of trust, humility, and prayer in this empowering, breathtaking testimonial. When we open ourselves to God and embrace a union of communication and relationship, He in turns gives us the strength and spiritual inspiration needed to accomplish His plan for our lives. Trusting in God is sometimes difficult to do, but it is necessary to fulfill a fruitful and healthy relationship and a lifestyle that can be identified with the hope that our God works ALL things out in His glorious timing, for His glory. Trusting in God isn’t always easy, but knowing His love surrounds you and helps you to pursue your desires is worth the wait. Be empowered in your walk and belief that God has all things in His control. Be open to change in your life. Be vigilant about the opportunities that await you. Be prayerful in all things, and above all, be conscientious of God’s timing and position for your life.

Introducing Rev. Benjamin Berinti, author of Firestarters: For The Seasons of Our Life

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Rev. Benjamin A. Berinti, C.Pp.S. is a Missionary of the Precious Blood, serving on the pastoral staff of the San Pedro Spiritual Development Center in Orlando, Florida. In 25 years of priestly ministry, Fr. Berinti has served as a university professor, campus minister, and parish pastor. A well-respected teacher, retreat leader, and mission preacher, Fr. Ben is engaging, creative and inspirational in his Ministry of the Word.

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Ignite a Fire in your Life! There is an old campfire song that says, “It only takes a spark to get the fire burning!” This collection of seasonal essays provides the spark to get a fire burning for a deeper and richer relationship with God, others and the world.

Introducing Jamieya B-Johnson, author of Stripped: Living a Transformed Life

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Jamieya B-Johnson is inspired by the joys of life. A continuation of her work is dedicated to the majority through the spirit of giving. Sharing herself and experiences pertains to walking in the abundance of being transformed. She cherishes the support of her husband and 4 children. Her work as an author started in high school and as a young adult, she decided to publish her first book, “A Glow in the Dark” under her maiden name Jamieya Z. Miller. Much of this great work comes by the way of living life which allowed the opening of her heart to readers everywhere.

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Sustaining Power Through Right Living. Living in a troublesome world of secularism, we find ourselves awaiting the response to intolerant division. Once we reform the mind to higher intellect, the act of surrendering becomes an act of honor. This book awakens understanding, sheds light on the essence of living a stripped life, and provides powerful reflections on the abundance we have as believers.

Introducing Paul Bradley, Sr., author of Restoration of the Heart

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Paul Bradley, Sr. gave his heart to the Lord at age 12 and has been serving the Lord-as Sunday School teacher, youth pastor, associate pastor, pastor, and evangelist-ever since. He has been married for 37 years, and he and his wife live in Georgia. They have two children and three grandchildren.

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If you’ve ever suffered from a broken heart, ask yourself one question: Are you simply living with and accepting your pain, or are you ready to restore your heart, fully and completely? When the author of Restoration of the Heart faced the greatest wilderness experience of his life, his heart was totally broken. Destroyed. But what he learned through the process of healing was profound, and this is what he shares in his powerful new book. In order to achieve true happiness, it is imperative that you live in total restoration and fulfill the plan for your life, rather than merely living with a controlled or broken heart. Restoration of the Heart offers some practical scriptural truths to help you discover the meaning of restoration. In Section One, discover the 12 characteristics of control. How did control-the biblical Jezebel-get started in Israel, and how do we destroy this stronghold? Section Two examines the broken heart. What is the right and wrong way to deal with brokenness and hurt in your life? In Section Three you’ll find the answers for total restoration. Restoration of the Heart is filled with life-changing principles derived from the greatest book ever written-the Bible. By applying these principles to your life, and by spending time in quiet meditation with the Lord, you, too, can experience a total Restoration of the Heart and live victoriously, free from the pain of the past.

Introducing Johnny Coomansingh, author of Seven Years on Adventist Street

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Born and raised in the town of Sangre Grande, Trinidad and Tobago, Johnny Coomansingh received his education from Kansas State University (KSU), Fort Hays State University (FHSU) (Kansas), Andrews University (Michigan), The College of Teachers (London), The Eastern Caribbean Institute of Agriculture, Forestry (ECIAF) and Northeastern College, Trinidad. He read for his doctoral and master’s degrees in Geography at KSU. At FHSU he graduated with a Master of Science in Communication with emphasis on Public Relations. During the course of his development, he served as a high school teacher at Bates Memorial High School, Sangre Grande (mathematics, geography, and human and social biology), an agricultural extension/communication agent in the Ministry of Agriculture, Trinidad, a corporate communications practitioner in the petroleum industry, and a university professor in the United States.

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Have hope. Written especially for youth everywhere in any station of life, Seven Years on Adventist Street distills hope…hope for all; all who think that they are living under the worst of circumstances. Seven Years on Adventist Street dissects, analyses, and synthesizes the impact of cultural forms on a young boy’s mind during the period 1960-1966. The narrative provides a window into the societal structures that fashioned his belief, his positive outlook, and his anchor of hopefulness as he journeys through life. On any given street in Trinidad, an individual could find an array of cultural variables similar to that of Adventist Street. Despite this fact, Adventist Street is unique. His emic view of Adventist Street as place, establishes the great value he has ascribed to this street in directing his intellectual leanings and perception of the world. Part of his soul is everlastingly entwined in the noise of the street-scape. More than any other place, he identifies with Adventist Street, and sadly, could offer no explanation for the placelessness of the basin in the Guaico River where he used to fish; no one fishes there anymore. In such a cultural melee, he was able to find a compass, and subsequently, chart a course for life. Seven Years on Adventist Street characterizes the play and interplay of people and their roles, rituals, and religion in the creation of a community. In his poverty-stricken world during those early years, he became a literal forager of sorts in his immediate environment and was able to sometimes fend off his physical hunger. Nevertheless, the hunger for intellectual stimulation and development was ever present. Written on the wall of his elementary school was the proverb: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.” Taking this bit of biblical scripture as his guide, he purposed in his heart to keep focused on the goals that would emancipate him from the shackles of rebuff, ridicule, and want. Seven Years on Adventist Street reveals a fulfilling story of hope, prayer, perseverance, and providence.

Introducing Benjamin Berinti, C.PP.S., author of Stooping Down: Getting Close Enough to See

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Benjamin Berinti, C.PP.S. is a Missionary of the Precious Blood. In 31 years of priestly ministry, Fr. Berinti has served as a university professor of religion and humanities, campus minister, and parish pastor. A well-respected pastor, teacher, retreat leader, author and theologian, Fr. Ben is engaging, creative and inspirational in his ministry of the Word. He previously published two collections of spiritual essays, “Firestarters: For the Seasons of Our Life” and “Tucked in the Rocks: Life Lessons from the Land of Enchantment.”

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Unless the eye catch fire! Evelyn Underhill once wrote: “A thousand forms of loveliness elude us every day for lack of attention.” And attention requires more than a superficial looking and seeing. Every waking moment, illuminations of grace elude us because we are not in the proper position to see and embrace them. In order to see the smallest of revelations, we need to draw near, to be close enough to truly see with eyes that have caught fire! In order to see more closely and clearly, we will need to get into the proper position; in order to see with amazement sparkling in our eyes, we’ll mostly need to stoop down!