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When a battle of wills threatens to tear a family apart, a child shall lead them – straight to a shocking secret. Will they betray their faith – and each other – to keep it buried?After seven years of marriage, Paris Simmons-Holyfield and her husband, Andrew, are still childless. Now Paris is determined to adopt orphaned nine-year-old…
As the son of a well-known minister, Clarence Walker knows his decision to leave his father's flock and join Pastor George Landris's mega-church ministry is controversial. But little does he suspect it will ignite a firestorm of revelations that will shake the heart of the congregation – and his very own family. . .
From a long-buried secret that will bring the paternity of not one, but two women, to light, to a parishioner whose long awaited love match may be thwarted by an unexpected source, hidden truths are coming to the surface. But most shocking is that Clarence's own father, Reverend Marshall Walker, may not be the pious figure he claims to be. And since evidence of his transgressions lies in the hands of his arch nemesis, it's only a matter of time before Reverend Walker's life – and his church – falls like a house of cards.
Praise For Vanessa Davis Griggs
"A beautiful, hip, and spiritual retelling of one of the most memorable and redemptive stories in the Bible." – Freshfiction.com on Redeeming Waters
"A smart novel that addresses an issue that many in the church shy away from – divorce – with frank realism." – Library Journal on Practicing What You Preach