We are all crafted differently and specifically for intended purposes. If a carpenter has a hammer that he uses often, manufactured to uphold many blows of everyday carpentry, is it doing its job better than the specially designed screwdriver, formed to only disengage the daintiest of screws, that he only uses once a month? Are … Continue reading The Hammer & The Screwdriver: Being Who You Were Created to Be
I was raised in the Catholic Church. I'm from New England, should that be a surprise? When I say, "raised" I mean I was there three or four times a week! My mother ran the Jr. High and Sr. High Youth Groups, taught CCD, and for fun cleaned the church. I sang in the choir, … Continue reading My Journey from Catholicism to Evangelical Christianity
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Tonight in Weymouth, MA, author Stacy Padula will be speaking to the ninth grade confirmation class at St. Francis with John from His Kids Ministry. Stacy will be sharing about her young adult books and her faith. She will also share bits of her own personal testimony.
On sale today at Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com The Aftermath follows Jason Davids' journey of self-discovery, as he tries to overcome a destructive lifestyle. Jason, a high school freshman, has been caught up in drug use for the past two years. After a natural disaster strikes his town and lands one of his classmates in a coma, … Continue reading Official Release of “The Aftermath”
Below is a preview of "The Aftermath" - to be released this fall:PrologueJason Davids glanced at his bedroom clock. Seven nineteen. Twenty-four hours had passed since one of the darkest moments of his life. He sighed and fell back on his unmade bed. He curled into the fetal position and tried with all of his … Continue reading Teen Realistic Fiction Book that Deals with Substance Abuse & Recovery – Coming fall 2013
When Jesus cried out “my God my God why have you forsaken me” he was reacting to something he had never before experienced. He was experiencing separation from His Father. He was feeling the weight of sin and bearing sin’s consequence. You see, sin separates man from God. It causes walls to go up between … Continue reading Words from the Cross: A Good Friday Message