Available at Amazon and in Kindle

Tender words of wisdom given by her father, adventure, suspense, a dreary dark side with a curse and a twist make this a delightful story for young teens seeking their path along life.

Jaclyn and the Beanstalk by Mary Ting is set in the 16th century, giving a new twist on the old fairytale of Jack and the Beanstalk. Jaclyn, along with her mother and father have a quaint life in the country, until one day Jaclyn eavesdrops on a private meeting held by her father and other villagers in the dark of the night. As a backdrop, Jaclyn has been hearing haunted voices whom she thinks are demons trying to get to her soul. These nightmares become a large fear that she fights inwardly. Facing Black Mountain, monsters, with elements of mythical tales from the past, her worst fears are proven. But with determination and a profound love for family, she advances as a strong, almost princess warrior.

Jaclyn is the heroine in the story, somewhat different from most girls her age, and at the tender age of 16, she wanted to find love first before settling down into a housewife role, as expected by society. Jaclyn is independent, witty, fun and stubborn all at the same time. She knows what she wants and desires, and being more of a tomboy, prefers pants instead of dresses. Her passion for life burns ever brightly throughout the story, as readers find out that many a day was spent training on how to wield a sword with her father.

“Lead with love in your heart”, are some words to live by given by her father seemingly inspire, teaching that life is a journey wrought with trials, but good times do come like the sunshine. Knowing your heart, truth and love, all give this story a strong steeping in Christian values. With a strange take on the Roman soldier who pierced Jesus’ side and a telling of Mary Magdalene, Jaclyn finds out a long held secret in her family’s life. Still, love overcomes all evil in this wispy, fast-paced novel.

Mary Ting writes with an adventurous heart, a clever pen, introducing young readers to a classic that meets fantasy, shedding light on the family devotion and a love story that buds to completion by the end.

This short novel comes as a highly recommended read for parents and young adults that prefer fantasy fiction with a Christian-based theme and a creative perspective.

Mary Ting is one of those writers to notice and watch. 

Jaclyn and the Beanstalk
By: Mary Ting
A CBM Christian Book Review
10 out of 10.0 stars

For further information about the author and her books, visit Tangled Tales of Ting. You may get your copy of Jaclyn and the Beanstalk at Amazon or in Kindle as a download.

Jesus’ Journey to Joy, and Your Journey to Joy



How can I know joy (in ALL circumstances)?

This is a story about a journey to joy. It's three stories actually:

  • 1. Jesus’ Journey to Joy,
  • 2. My Journey to Joy, and 
  • 3. Your Journey to Joy. 
We all experience our share of good times and bad times – often concurrently. How great it would be to know joy through every station of life’s journey! That's the question this guide seeks to answer. Because to know joy not in a few circumstances, not in most circumstances, but in ALL circumstances is life changing! Designed for individuals, small group Bible studies, families, and challenge-seekers, A Family Guide to Joy (in ALL Circumstances), will encourage you on Your Journey to Joy:

  • 1. You’ll be inspired by Jesus’ Journey to Joy. 
  • 2. You’ll learn over 100 lessons you can apply to your life. 
  • 3. You’ll think and talk through over 80 targeted questions about your own Journey to Joy. 
  • 4. You’ll be issued a challenge at the end of each chapter – 12 in all – that will grow your faith. 
A Family Guide to Joy (in ALL Circumstances) is a quick read about how we can know joy by following Jesus through all of our trials. You’ll look at joy in a completely new way! 

A Book That Every Dad Should Have

LEGACY
What legacy do I want to leave for my family?

Arguably one of the most, if not the most, critical question a dad will ever answer. Yet, as we think through it, a legacy isn’t just something that you produce at the end of your life, something you just whip up quickly in the kitchen like some microwave leftovers for your kids to gobble down after soccer practice. 

No, a legacy is, of course, something that is built up – or torn down – over time, a lifetime to be specific. It’s something developed day by day, interaction by interaction with those we love, those who love us, those closest to us. So, when I’m gone from this earth, what will I be remembered for, both good…and bad? That leads us to a reality right now that all of us dads must face: 

The Reality: Whether you know it or not, you’re already leaving a legacy now. But what legacy?


Inspirational and Encouraging

Inspiring, beautiful, touching, thoughtful ... a must read.

Sifting Through the Sand by Anela Lani is a collection of poetic musings, thoughts, emotions, and stances combining life experiences of the writer in a poetic collection, revealing a spiritual journey. Inspiring, beautiful, touching, thoughtful and cleansing can only describe some of her poems. I truly enjoyed reading her book.

Divided in two sections: Shifting Sands and Salt and Light, one will see a transformation from someone searching for inner peace, joy and happiness from a worldview, to one who has found God, and His peace, joy and light.

The division is visible, and the latter writings reflect a woman who went from striving, to rest, discovering her journey and herself. These collections are meant to inspire and reflect the beauty of the inner journey of finding meaning and purpose in life, as well as speaking on a variety of different themes and subjects.

The author has included a quote for A.W. Tozer that encompasses her search for “truth” and believes that most human beings have a desire to find home, belonging and purpose in their lives. From this truth, she has written poems that will uplift and encourage, that, at some point, readers will identify with the commonality expressed in some or many of the short poems.

Sifting Through the Sand
Anela Lani
A CBM Christian Book Review
10.0 out of 10.0 stars

Sifting Through the Sand is a delightful and insightful journey into literature for the novice or the mature reader alike. And also comes highly recommended read as an inspirational book that reflects beauty in all things and a book that will also make a wonderful gift for family and friends. Be sure to pick up an extra copy as a blessing for someone else.

You may order your copy of Sifting Through the Sand at Amazon.

From the Garden into Eternity: Your Choice


From the Garden into Eternity" tells of mankind's fall from God's grace beginning in the Garden of Eden, all the way through to one's individual choice: Will eternity be spent in Heaven with God or Hell with Satan? As a result of sin, mankind suffered a loss of close fellowship with God—but do not fret! The relationship can be restored in this life right into the next! God does not, however, force anyone into a relationship with Him. We are free to choose Him or the alternative: Satan. This book, fully-supported by Bible verses, helps you determine where you are in this journey called "life". Rest assured that God loves you and longs to give you eternal life in Heaven with Him, but you must first repent and place your faith in Jesus Christ. If you have never taken that step, please don't wait any longer. The alternative eternity—which will be by default—will be dreadful. Call on Jesus today! Start the relationship that guarantees your eternity in Heaven with God!

Encouragement for Caregivers

Available at Amazon and in Kindle - A Must read.

Inspiring and uplifting, this book is memorable and comes highly recommended for all that may be suffering, or for those who may be caring for a sick child or parent.

Finding Christ Through the Chaos: A Mother’s Walk with Christ, Caring for Her Special Needs Child Son that Couldn’t by Gina Insinna Rice is her life story from childhood, giving birth to a son born with cerebral palsy and finding Christ through it all. Her life’s unexpected twists and turns reveal an intimate walk with God and the discovery of His presence through a series of encounters. Her story is unique as she describes the chapters of her family’s lives through a whirlwind of events. Her story is amazing, heartwarming, and touching. Readers will laugh and cry but will also be greatly encouraged by her constant faith in God, as she candidly shares memorable moments and reveals a sense of humor all the way through.

The theme that resonates throughout her testimony is that Gina simply never gave up.  At the age of twenty-one, caring for a special needs child brought her joy, tears and a perseverance not from this world, but that came from God as He gave her strength for the journey. Both Gina and her husband also remain a “statistic” in her community (parents with special needs children that remain married), giving all the glory to God.

Gina has written her testimony to share with others God’s faithfulness and to encourage caregivers of special needs children. Surely, her book is a testament to faith in God no matter the circumstance, that gives triumph to a mother’s unending love (and father’s), unfolding a true love story of triumph, loyalty, the bonds of family and God that are unbreakable. Throughout she expresses her love to God and to others, revealing a simple walk of trusting in Him one day at a time.  

 Get your copy of Finding Christ Through the Chaos at Amazon and in Kindle as a download.

A Powerful Message To All Those Who Would Believe

All by way of the Cross. Illuminated Beyond the Cross by David Hess offers a redemptive look of the Cross and the Crucifixion through a journey into God’s Word and key Scripture. Sanctification and Romans 6:6 illuminates the power of the Cross by way of the new man. 

Exposing deception, darkness and sin held within, Hess offers Biblical keys to walking in the power and forgiveness by way of the Cross. Presenting the grace that is present in the New Testament, beyond the Cross, coupled with a series of revelations recorded in the book obtained from poignant questions the author asked the Lord, He delivers answers. 

These answers correlate with Scripture and Christians indeed will find them intriguing. A further study of Scripture reveals the Law, which all could not keep. Sharing a powerful message to all those who would believe Christ’s message of the amazing grace of a new life in Christ marked by a pure heart, repentance from sin, the author offers a powerful and practical guide to living in the victory of Christ.

Displaying the mystery of the Cross, a new meaning of freedom from guilt and shame come to light in this invigorating and deeply insightful read. Stating that what has been hidden for centuries, is now available to all who would open their hearts and choose to see with eyes of understanding.

With such chapters as: Seeking & Searching, Beyond the Cross, A Word from God, Wisdom of Revelation, The Cross illuminated, Crucifixion, Sanctification, In Christ Illuminated, Creation Illuminated, John 17 Illuminated, The Law Illuminated Summary, the author lovingly reveals being crucified with Christ, being freed from sin and living a sanctified life that brings freedom – all by way of the Cross.

Further, declaring a revlatory theme for 2018 as many being set free from bondages, the author offers a journey and guide to teach others what the Cross means to them in their everyday lives. Stating that the year 2018 is when the Church will receive back the power and glory, inspiring all to go beyond the Cross into the God’s destiny as the triumphant Church.

This book comes highly recommended relating powerful keys for the Church to grasp in order to walk in full victory. 

You may get your copy of Illuminated Beyond the Cross at Amazon 
and as a download in Kindle

Title: Illuminated Beyond the Cross
By: David Hess
ISBN# 978-1986519595
A CBM Book Review
10.0 out of 10.0 stars

You may visit David Hess at Voice Of The Truth Ministries

Christian Author Matthew A. Knight

Matthew A. Knight offers a short Bible study sharing wisdom and insight that offer readers Biblical principles the Church and individuals are to live by. 

James, nor the author, compromises and the author has written this series to point Christians to what Scripture says and speaks of in conducting church and thus, walking out our Christianity by our deeds. These principles are key to living a “true” Christian walk and inviting the Holy Spirit into congregations and one’s life. Whether new or mature believer, this book will ignite faith and wisdom that bring hope in the new way of living in Christ.

With such chapters as: Favoritism, Taming the Tongue, Covetousness: the Cause and Cure, and A Warning to Rich Oppressors, introducing readers by the famous quote, “Faith without Works is dead.” So one might ask, What does that mean? How do I show faith and do good works? Are they both the same thing? Giving Biblical wisdom, the book of James, and the author’s additional explanations go along way to helping one understand that God’s ways are higher than ours.

This is a highly recommended read for all Christians, reminding them to go back to the basics and remember why you are different as a Christian, as an ambassador of God, and how the spiritual and the practical come together. This means you not only profess to be a Christian, but follow Christ’s commands in your relations to others around you. Mercy triumphs over judgment and all are called to this holy road.

James: How Then Should We Live 
A Bible Study Series From the Book of James
Matthew A. Knight
A CBM Christian Book Review
10.0 out of 10.0 stars

Order a copy for yourself or a small Bible study. This simple series will impact your life in a powerful way!  Order your copy of The Book Of James: How Then Shall We Live at Amazon.

The Passionate Love of God for The Lost

The wonderful redeeming and passionate love of God - Diamonds in the Dust: The Story of a Compassionate Woman in Northeast India by Steven Ritland and Sentikumla Ao reflects the missionary work of Sentikumla Ao. Mrs. Ao's grandfather worked with the famous Rev. Edwin Clark, whose missionary work in the early 1900's to the Nagas created the only state in India where Christians form 90% of the population. Her biography presents her work that continued his work and was God’s call on her life. Revealing God’s love for the unwanted, the broken and the addicts in the farthest remote region of India – a separate state known as Nagaland. Sentikumla's ministry focuses on rehabilitating victims of drugs, alcohol and HIV/AIDS, overflowing from Nagaland into the neighboring state of India, Assam. By God’s grace in action and the “unrelenting” love of God, this book reveals a completely surrendered life of serving God selflessly.

Reflecting the heart of God, seeking the lost and those outcasts the world rejects, this book is a tribute to God, to missionary work and to those who completely yield their life to whole-heartedly serving the Lord – no matter the cost. You will see in this biography the Word of God come to life. Make no mistake, there is sacrifice and pain, but the joy, the peace, and the rewards outweigh all that are available on Earth.  If you are thinking about living a transformed life or missionary work, this is a book that portrays the grace of God in such a unique way. Sharing her life story, the missionary, Sentikumla and Steven Ritland have put together this book along with photos that will certainly make an impact on one’s life.

As one Spirit and faith-filled believer, this mighty woman and missionary is used by God as the hands and feet of Jesus. Through her work, caring for the poor addicts, much fruit has been borne and God is revealed, displaying that He can work mightily through one person that is dedicated completely to Him. This is an inspirational work that shows just how far God’s love can reach, that His arm is never too short, and it is only pure joy to yield to God, as this one missionary has. Her ministry has produced much fruit within the community, churches and governments. The tide has changed in the way drug addicts are now treated (in some parts of India) and they now have hope and a place to go.

Diamonds in the Dust: 
The Story of a Compassionate Woman in Northeast India
Steven Ritland and Sentikumla Ao
A CBM Book Review
10.0 out of 10.0 stars

If you would like to get involved with the support of these programs for the youth, her contact information is provided. Her ministry is a worthwhile ministry, “. . . saving that which is lost.” AMAZING!

You may order your copy of Diamonds in the Dust: The Story of a Compassionate Woman in Northeast India in Kindle as download. It is also available at Barnes and Noble and at other fine online bookstores.

Diamonds in the dust reflects the wonderful redeeming and passionate love of God that tirelessly looks for the lost and broken, regardless of sins, class, race and socio-economic structure. ~ CBM Christian Book Reviews

The Gift Of Prophecy


A Practical Interactive Guide To Hearing God’s Voice For Yourself And Others By Cathy Greer

Do you desire the gift of prophecy? Or do you desire to grow in your prophetic gifts? God wants to speak to you and through you. You will enjoy the devotional style of this book, the many activation exercises, and inspirational testimonies.

Visit Mission Support Network for further information about Welcome To The Prophetic Ministry.

Starting With The Book Of Genises

Life's question - Where and how did we get here? 

The Re-Creation of Planet Earth and Real Account of Life’s Beginnings by Brian Donnelly shares insight into the Earth’s age, Creation, science, evolution, the Big Bang theory and the beginning of life.  Also sharing God, Jesus and insight into Heaven, makes this a book that pits itself against any other theory other than Biblical creation, giving research, history and research.

Brain's main goal is to give readers the facts of evolution in a language that is easily understood by most, and to let them decide for themselves using logic, science and the Scriptures. He has written a book that causes people to think about “what” they are believing in when speaking of the thought that humans came from apes, and mentions other theories as well. His writing shows that evolution and other theories by scientists, disproves itself.

Starting with Earth’s age, the author asks a poignant question. One that I think most Christians have asked: “Have you wondered why there is such a huge discrepancy regarding the age of our planet?” As scientists have claimed, the Earth’s age is 4.6 billion years, yet the Bible refers to planet Earth as only being six thousand years old. Revealing a study through the book of Genesis, the author sets the stage for the understanding that Creation is a viable theory.

Summarizing such events as Adam and Eve giving birth to the first generation Cain and Abel, to Noah and the Flood, the book skips along at a fast-paced, keeping readers attention. Continuing to trace the origins of the “Out of Africa” movement created by Darwin, the author propagates his attention to the details of their arguments. Analyzing, how this actually could happen without becoming overly scientific, so all of us can understand.

This is a great and relatively short read that directs people to look up, at God, at Jesus, describes what Heaven is like and gives them an understanding that makes sense. I would highly recommend this book to anyone who wonders: Where and how did we get here? Within this, the author is courageous enough to state his mind and that he believes humans did not come from apes!  Adding some humor throughout, readers will appreciate the author’s integrity on a man’s attention and dedication and family, gives insight into the unfair spread of wealth and speaks to those who have a heart to do something.

Title: The Re-Creation of Planet Earth
and Real Account of Life’s Beginnings
By: Brian Donnelly
ISBN #978-1532017339
A CBM Book Review 10.0 out of 10.0 stars

and in Kindle as a download.

A Trumpet To The Sleeping Church To Awaken

The Splitting of the Adam



Don Felumlee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CBM Christian Author Press Release

Don Felumlee writes a powerful book, 
exploring the highly debated subject of the coming of the Lord ~ CBM

Written to expose the word of truth, revealing that the Bible “interprets itself,” thus unveiling a journey to spiritual maturity for the Bride of Christ into the image of Christ. Stating that those who believe are called to become spiritually mature, revealing a need to utter abandonment in the Lord. The author makes it abundantly clear that it is the Harvest that is first and foremost on the Lord’s mind. Therefore, he sounds a great awakening call – like a Trumpet - to the sleeping Church. With prophetic insight and keen scriptural study, he presents to readers the spiritual ascension of Jesus’ Bride-as the image of Christ- and brings a Biblical understanding of what that will look like.

Written to those who understand that the Lord requires a surrendered heart, mind and soul, Felumlee points to a great awakening coming to shake His Church, as we approach the coming of the Lord, that will be encompassed by the hope and power of the Kingdom that is available to EVERY BELIEVER.
With a multi-faceted approach, author and teacher Don Felumlee speaks on the subject of maturity and the End Times, debunking traditional beliefs on such subjects as:  The Rapture, The Great Tribulation, the Bride of Christ, offering the importance of teachings from the Bible and Jesus’ parables on His appearing and the Ten Virgins.

This book opens eyes and hearts to understanding that a “Splitting of the Adam” must occur as the author states, offering a fresh and divine perspective. Fascinating, Don Felumlee’s new book brings revelation of the Word and deep scriptural truths, recommended for new and mature believers alike.   
As an author, teacher and one who has studied his Bible for many years, holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Ohio State and a Diploma from Rhema Correspondence Program in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Don Felumlee wants believers to know power that is available to them through Christ in the here and now.

He states, “What Satan is most afraid of, is that sooner or later, every believer will ultimately discover the power of the Kingdom in the right here and now!”  His purpose is to become a voice to all who would heed Christ’s call to His End Time Church, stating that, “his eternal purpose and calling has grown ever so abundantly clear: to become a third-day battering ram against the lifeless traditions of present-day Christendom so that the image of God can be gloriously reformed within every believer!” 

Available In Kindle

Mailing Address:
Don Felumlee
P.O. Box 520
Waynesville, Ohio 45068

Mail: epicenterpublication1(at)gmail(dot)com

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A Horrific Car Crash, The Loss Of Her Husband and Unborn Child

New Book Releases presents The Unexpected Visitation by Stephen M. Grimble. - a MUST READ!

Presenting to readers an intriguing Christian fiction novel told from a Catholic viewpoint. 

The date, Christmas Eve, 2032, meet Isabella. Surviving a horrific car crash where her husband, son and unborn child are all killed, this novel speaks the hope of the Gospel through an unbelievable tragedy. Bella, tenaciously choosing faith, this book draws readers into Bella’s world, as she receives an assignment from an unexpected visitation. She meets Jesus, face-to-face as He returns, visiting her church. Called to follow Him, become an apostle, and write the basic tenants of the Christian faith in a 12-step summarization, the author takes readers on a fascinating journey into faith and the Good News of the Gospel.

Set in a world of skepticism, sin and faithlessness, the author asks the question: “If Christ came again, would you believe or would you doubt or deny Him, as did so many people two millennia ago?” 

Stephen's book is written for believers and non-believers alike, and presents an adventure, a journey of faith into the heart of the Gospel of Christ, Jesus, the Son of God, His teachings and His status as the only One True God, prodding those who would not believe, and inviting all into taking a look into who Jesus is. Also, shedding light on lukewarm Christianity, giving faith a chance to flourish, as Bella brings revival, miracles at the direction of Jesus to 6 countries around the world.

This is a highly recommended Christian fiction novel craftily written that will help those who believe in Christ, yearn for apostleship, signs and wonders and for those who do not believe, a revival and miraculous awakening may occur. 

10.0 out of 10.0 stars ~ CBM. Get your copy of The Unexpected Visitation at Amazon or as a download in Kindle.

CBM Book Review - Shepherd’s Inn

Beginning with several characters from a narrative, the relevance of Shepherd’s Inn and how it came to be reveals this special place and those who run it. Common bonds develop over the years at Shepherd’s Inn that mend the characters together with interesting twists and turns, revealing that we all have a story.


Each character adds flavor to the telling of Shepherd’s Inn, drawing readers into a climatic conclusion at the Inn. These connections, events and lives, all intertwining, make for an experience that express a common theme – we all have challenges. 

With God and caring friendships we can move into our future, away from what has kept us bound. With hints of romance and humor, the book relates the importance of community and human kindness – as paying it forward and belonging helps readers to understand the need for God, the Father and the Son, Jesus Christ.

Offering a satisfying conclusion, the author has written a heart-warming and emotional read that shares God’s grace, love, hope, kindness, forgiveness, and emotional healing that brings the light of God’s love into the forefront.

Shepherd’s Inn: The Gift, by Dave Stokley, writes an engaging and inspiring novel during time leading up to the Christmas season at Shepherd’s Inn. Set in modern times, the author sheds light on humanity’s trials and crisis, purpose and God with the bringing together of different individuals to Shepherd’s Inn.

I find this book one that brings peace, hope and serenity to the soul as it relates to the gift; it’s a message that we all need. ~ An amazing and highly recommended read! 10.0 out of 10.0 stars. - You may get your copy of Shepherd’s Inn: The Gift at Amazon and in Kindle.

Glory Story

Glory Story by Keisha McGeachy is a short book (38 pages) of inspirational poems that offer readers  wisdom, insight and deep reflections upon life, the glory and triumphs, the sorrow and the pain, coupled with “selah” moments in beauty of nature and creation, in family –  giving Glory of God as her title denotes.

Culminated from her daily and life experiences, her book is real, honest, and touching. Considering some of the most complex subjects, readers will get a glimpse into some facets of inner emotional life and thoughts that they can glean from and learn from.  She relates to all. that we all have something in common – whether it be in relationships, being “a Daddy’s girl” or relating to Heaven above, we all share our humanness together. She also relates her views upon the world and materialism that present thought provoking attitudes about life, the pursuit of the “American Dream,  death, poverty and living in the present.  Her poem of the butterfly (along with others) captures the imagination with a beautiful description of the graceful butterfly, as do many others that encourage and inspire to rise above circumstances and to look to God.

Impactful and powerful, the author has also intertwined scriptural truths from Scripture and the book of Proverbs that relate all walks of life a reverence to God, life and liberty that peace in Jesus offers.
This is a wonderful book reflecting one woman’s life experiences and reflections given to God and His Glory, that also recount  the value of inspired Scripture and a life in God to bring beauty, remembrance and gratitude to the forefront.

Title: Glory Story
By: Keisha McGeachy
A CBM Book Review
9.9 out of 10.0 stars

Get your copy of Glory Story at Amazon or in Kindle. Visit the author at Facebook.

For God So Loved

John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.  Today is when we commemorate the birth of our Savior. 

If He hadn’t come to pay the ransom for sin, each one would still be lost, because the blood of animal sacrifices was only a covering for sin until the Messiah came, because it would never remove the penalty for sin. God is looking for thankful people who want to live for Him. 

Determine in your spirit you are going to be a greater reflection of His nature than ever before. Expect the Holy Spirit to guide you on a continual basis. The first part of the above verse refers to God’s love. He wants to demonstrate His love for others through you. The more time you spend in praise and worship, the easier it becomes for you to reflect His love to others. Sometimes this may be hard to do, but expect God to help you. 

Get It In Kindle - The Victim's Cry

Book Reviews by CBM -The Victim’s Cry: Discovering Hope & Healing Through Forgiveness by Steven D. Griffin is an encouraging book that exposes truth from a Christian perspective to help readers find lasting healing and freedom from past offenses, pain and unforgiveness. 

As the author presents steps to dealing with past offenses, disappointment and deep bitterness, the author writes from his own journey after separation in his own marriage. 

Offering Biblical knowledge, and additionally sharing some of the reasons why we suffer in this world, the author writes a concise, yet simple book to discover hope and healing through the power of Christ. 

Full of Scripture and Biblical insights on the issues of forgiveness, heart attitudes and judgments are examined that presents to readers refreshment to the soul, giving them practical solutions to seek after God and His plan for healing. 

Readers will also learn from the Introduction that the book is a God-birthed book written from someone who has experienced God’s plan of restoration. As the author highlights this statement from the Lord, “I want you to write a book about My plan of rescue for people who have been hurt. 

Many of my people are bound up, and I will use this book to help set them free.” The author offers hope to those who feel like victims. What is quite unique is that he begins with the definition of a victim. As it turns out, we all have been victims at one time or another. 

With heartfelt compassion, the author’s hope and prayer in reading this book is that individuals will find lasting freedom in Christ and come to an understanding that they are more than conquerors in Christ. 

Divided into 5 Open and Shut Steps to Freedom, such issues as selfishness, bitterness, anger, hatred, judgments address heart attitudes that help readers identify these feelings and emotions, turning to God for help. Once identified through a godly lens, the truth of God’s Word is applied and a renewing of the mind begins, refreshing and cleansing the troubled heart and emotions. 

This is a wonderful book that gives the keys to finding restoration in one’s soul that brings a transformed life, and in turn transformed relationships through forgiveness. Readers will find that broken relationships can be repaired.

I cannot recommend this book enough, in that it gives the Biblical steps to finding restoration in relationships and helps readers take a look at their own heart, inspiring them to look up to God. Reading this book also produce godly character by presenting to readers a practical application of God’s Word. Freedom will be found if the steps are applied and the person submits to God. Increased intimacy with Christ will also be developed and lasting peace, love and joy will be found as people are set free.

This book comes highly recommended for anyone that needs encouragement, understanding and hope to issues that have caused strife, division and separation within their life.  

For those struggling with anger, resentment, depression and unforgiveness, this book will help those individuals release these feelings and find relief. I have to say to the author, “Thank You,” for hearing from God and having the courage to follow through. His testimony of how he clearly heard from God and obeyed is inspiring!

You may get your copy of The Victim’s Cry: Discovering Hope & Healing Through Forgiveness at Amazon or in Kindle. Be sure to visit the author at The Victims Cry or at Facebook.

Battling Suicide, There Is Hope

Stating in his book description, “Soul Doubt breaks through with solution-focused answers and proven ways to battle depression and suicide.”

Leo J. Battenhausen, as an author and psychotherapist, discusses the overwhelming and detrimental impact that depression and suicide are having upon society in the United States. Additionally stating  alarming statistics from the World Health Organization (2016) that suicide and depression are presently at an “epidemic high”. The author also adds that the organization’s prediction is that by 2020 depression will be the most diagnosed disease after heart disease. 

These facts, coupled with society’s views and attempts to “cure” depression with various treatments and drugs, bolster our culture that expresses itself as its own God. Selfishness, greed, media, government, and liberalism’s mantra have taken away from family and marriages like we have never seen before in the United States. With this in mind, the author makes an impressive statement – People need God and need to believe in God. With a focus on giving solutions to depression and suicide, intertwined with keen insight, he offers this book to help others recognize and be free in their souls from destructive thoughts and behaviors that are literally killing many.

Giving an overview of healthy parenting and relationships that include marriages, the author explores the human condition and the soul. Offering a laymen’s view of the soul, he explains the doubts we possess in relation to satisfying the deep void within. Despite technical advances in this information age, the author shares that we as humans are not developing as we should and have forgotten who we are. Advocating that parents invest in their children in meaningful ways, to include their parenting skills, he also exposes a spiritual side to the issue of the mind, soul and emotions. Offering readers an understanding of the realm of the soul, a secular worldview is also considered. His position is that we cannot ignore our souls, which is the essence of who we are.

Revealing what really wages war against our souls, will and emotions, the author has written a compassionate book that speaks frankly to believers and non-believers alike, sharing that there is hope and a solution to this soul problem. Well-balanced, informative, encouraging, his insight is an important work tackling the woes that plague our society, but more importantly offers real answers and hope that presents truth. The truth that God is real, and that we all need God, is something that the author will not compromise. 

Truthfully, this is a much-needed book in today’s society. As a skilled professional, he knows the human condition and speaks of the healing of the soul, mind and spirit. Presenting a wealth of knowledge, the spiritual battle, modern-psychology, the author offers real answers to those who are suffering or know someone who is suffering. This comes as a highly recommended must-read for all parents, married couples raising children, teens, young adults and newly married couples.

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Title: Soul Doubt
By: Leo J. Battenhausen, MA, LCSW
ISBN # 978-1635750737
CBM Book Reviews 10.0 out of 10.0 stars