“But Edith never allowed Gary to have the final word in any argument. She yanked the blankets up over her shoulders and turned on her side away from her husband mumbling, 'Christians! What idiots! Anyone who actually believes some imaginary god tells them how to live has no business teaching future generations of this country. The sooner this myth is expelled from public education, the better. And I’ll work to make that happen whether you like it or not, Gary Simpson! And good night yourself!'"
Trinity Woodard had taught fifth graders for years in her home town of Plymouth, Wisconsin. The hallmark of her success rested upon her Christian faith and a conviction that God had made every child precious. She believed God had gifted each one with unique skills to accomplish His loving plan for their lives. She was proud to be numbered among a dwindling group of public education instructors who still believed that only by following God’s ways could a child find real joy and fulfillment in life.
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But when atheist Gary Simpson, a high-powered attorney, and Edith his wife, an ambitious newspaper reporter, move to town and enroll their son, Derrick, into Ms. Woodward’s class, Trin’s life is turned upside down. As sinister forces wage war against the display of the Ten Commandments in her classroom and challenge its claim to represent absolute moral truth, Trinity is drawn into the center of a raging national battle. Facing powerful human conspiracies, invisible demonic plots, visible angelic interventions and divine decrees, Miss Trin must not only fight to save her job, but finds herself called upon to publicly defend ultimate truth itself.
Like all stories found in the Divine Commissions series, Stone of Truth draws back the thin veil separating the physical world from this eternal, spiritual realm allowing readers a glimpse into the world of angels and demons. Readers will discover God’s heart of love for rebellious man and see His redemptive plan in motion. They will gain insight into both the power and limits of the Devil and his demons. Readers will also come to understand how to stand against such forces of evil and how holy messengers of light intervene to assist according to the will of God Almighty.
Christian parents will appreciate the redemptive messages woven throughout each of the Divine Commission adventures, as themes challenge young readers to personally apply biblical truths to their own, every-day moral dilemmas. And by joining the online community of readers on the Divine Commissions blog, readers have a chance to share their evangelistic insights with other online readers, thereby reaching others with the good news of God’s love and plan for all people.
Stone of Truth is Volume II in the Christian fantasy series, Divine Commissions, chronicling the heavenly adventures of Eli and Jasmine, Servants of the Most High God.