19. July 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Inspirational, Memoirs, NonFiction, Tammy · Tags: , ,

The Devil in Pew Number Seven by Rebecca Nichols Alonzo, Bob DeMoss , read by Tammy, on 07/18/2012

A moving story about one family’s struggle to “stay the course” and follow God’s will for their lives and ministry despite dangerous opposition from one wealthy member of the community who is also their neighbor. Shootings, bombings, threatening mesages… none of this made the pastor and his family leave the church and community that begged them to stay until one fateful night when the author was 7 years old. The daughter of the pastor Rebecca tells us her story and fills in and verified her memory using court documents, interviews with adults who were also there, newspaper accounts etc. Despite the anger directed at them the parents continued to forgive their neighbor and young Rebecca learned that forgiveness is truly the only way to move on and heal. Honest but uplifting.