An encouraging pit to pinnacle story of hope. A man's dysfunctional family and the tragic loss of parents, wife, and child lead to alcoholism, homelessness, and a prison's mental ward. So how does he become the winningest high school football coach in North Carolina history?
A heart's journey across time and space. Two wars on his country's neutral soil, the horror of the Nazi death camps, and the jungles of Africa separate a heroic young Belgian from the Jewish girl he loves . . . a girl he has never met. Will he ever find her? Is she even alive?
1 Corinthians 13
A disturbing allegory of man's total depravity and God's plan of redemption. The world is enveloped in lies - corrupt, lost, and blind. Evil has been waiting. A bioterrorist attack goes horribly wrong. Man is facing extinction. Is this the end?
Is there hope for the Native American? Sue is running hard in the wrong direction. An odd couple rescues the abandoned woman from certain death, but her demons want more. Can she find a way out?
A tale of injustice and reconciliation. A recurring dream compels a young Inuk -- stranded in the High Arctic -- to devote his life to the cause of his people.
A collection of short stories.
Hope springs eternal in a young boy’s spirit as he navigates the twists and turns of life as a postal delivery boy in the remote mountains of North Carolina. Set during the post-depression war-time years, we connect with the essence of a peculiar pocket of southern Appalachia as it truly was and, as we journey, savor the mystical potency of the hopes and dreams we collectively share. John’s River Road is a distinctive blend of miseries, miracles, chuckleries, and homiletic tonics guaranteed to nourish the reader’s soul.
A story of tragedy and grace. Five dysfunctional misfits (the "Forgotten") survive the worst natural disaster in America's history (Hurricane Katrina) and find themselves stranded together in a strange house. They discover an ancient book and mysterious letters that lead them to a glorious hill and treasure. Eight days later, they are rescued and emerge singing psalms of praise. How did they survive? What are their stories, What was their treasure? How did it transform them? Was it a miracle?
When Hank Higdon's wife and father, along with hundreds of millions of others, spontaneously and mysteriously vanish from the earth, he is confused and frightened. Amidst the chaos, those who are left behind are desperate to know what has happened, why, and what the future holds. In this book are the personal letters between Hank and his wife to answer these questions and more.
Hope and encouragement
© J.A. Sloan