Without Mother Doreen, there never would have been a New Day Temple of Faith Singles' Ministry. So it's bitter-sweet for the single saints she's leaving behind to see her go. Having thought she'd never love again after the death of the only man she'd ever been with in her entire life, when Mother Doreen is proposed to by a pastor from her home town, she can't imagine turning down a gift from God.
Church from the Eyes of a Saint captures the real-life spiritual growth of a young African American woman living in the South within a four-year span, from the age of 25 to 30. Each chapter recaps the author's transition from a lifestyle of spiritual bondage into the spiritual awakening of her spiritual giftings and her true identity to include the prophetic realm.
How was Locksie supposed to tell her boyfriend that she had gone off to church and fallen in love with another man? Locksie grew up in the church - against her will - thanks to her holier than thou mother. But now that she's all grown-up, she's her own woman and church is the last thing on her mind; her live-in boyfriend, Dawson, is the first. When Locksie finally decides to go back to church, she ends up finding more than she could have ever expected.
"It Blessed Me, and Kept My Attention"
Charis Adderly is the secret, mute, mixed race, niece of Mayor Harlow Radclyffe's wife, Madeline. The Radclyffes are the spice of Deer Creek, Alabama; a small town of wealthy people, which is why Charis is passed off as their maid. The glorified men of this town do what they desire to whom they desire, without consequence. That is until Charis witnesses the Mayor in a dangerous compromising position. Her dreary and horrific existence takes a dramatic turn when she is faced with a choice.