Julia, Walter, Kathy, and Natalie: four ordinary people with little in common. Until each of them receives a small, white invitation from an anonymous sender. It reads: "If you have faith as small as a mustard seed. . . Nothing will be impossible for you. Please come to Haven, Nebraska. " At first, they all resist. But amazing circumstances convince them that they should heed the call and go to Haven. In this rerelease of The Invitation, Nancy Moser crafts a captivating story of everyday people who come to realize that even a small faith, combined with a heart led by God, can change the world.
Evelyn Peerbaugh has once again taken in new boarders, but this time she has opened her doors to women who can't pay a cent for her services. As she reaches out to these sisters in need, she discovers that God has a whole new plan for the Sister Circle. But no one could have predicted the shock in store for Evelyn and Piper....
Evelyn is not so sure she likes the new dynamics of Peerbaugh Place. Even though it had been hard adapting to strangers living in her home, she and the other women (from The Sister Circle) had found a calm cove of sisterhood. Now Evelyn is starting over with a new set of boarders, and the bond of sisterhood may not come as easily this time.
That strange, snoring, legroom-invading person next to you on the airplane -- have you ever imagined owing your life to him? Nancy Moser tells the gripping story of five passengers and their seatmates who get casually acquainted -- then plunge headlong into an icy river in a sudden plane crash. The moments that follow are more intense than any they have ever lived, changing the way the passengers see God and the meaning of life itself. This book reveals the eternal impact a brief interaction can have and the drastic measures it takes for some to reexamine their souls.From the Trade Paperback edition.
The Sister Circle, book one of this charming contemporary series, introduces Peerbaugh Place, the quaint Victorian house that becomes a refuge to seven women of vastly different ages, personalities, and backgrounds. Through struggles and triumphs, the women forge a special bond of sisterhood. Readers will find their own place in the circle, gaining insight into their own spiritual gifts, as they laugh and cry with each of these women.
Claire Adams is rich and successful. But is she willing to follow Jesus no matter what the cost? Searching for her purpose, Claire gives up everything and winds up in Steadfast, Kansas, where she hides in an attic library and meets a runaway teenager. She's ready for God to use her to do big things, but He has other plans for her -- better plans. Can the entire town throw away their self-absorbed lives and answer their own unique call to follow Him?From the Trade Paperback edition.
Annie and Cal McFay live a normal life with their eight-year-old daughter Avi in Steadfast, Kansas. Until another man comes into Annie's life - Jesus Christ. She tries to explain to Cal and Avi the difference Jesus has made in everything, but Cal isn't willing to "give in" to God and change his way of life. He gives Annie the ultimatum: Choose Jesus or me. Then the family is taken hostage by thieves. Negotiations get desperate. Annie can't let Cal risk his life for them, not when his salvation is uncertain. The situation comes to a climax, and the whole town of Steadfast is left to make sense of the ultimate sacrifice. . . Steadfast, Kansas, Population: 3,386 Annie McFay is a waitress with a calling far beyond burgers and fries. jered Manson is a runaway whose dad doesn't support his musical ambition. New Ways clash with the old. Annie's newfound faith should make her happy, but her husband sees it as a threat to their marriage. Jered is trying out a new friendship - a dangerous one. And his actions may jeopardize lives besides his own. When Annie and Jered come face-to-face in one desperate moment, their spiritual choices become harsh reality. Threatened with disaster, the entire town of Steadfast must band together to save them. Will the power of prayer be enough? From the Trade Paperback edition.
Things are ever changing at Peerbaugh Place, and Evelyn Peerbaugh is once again opening her home to new boarders. This time she's got more than she bargained for. With one new tenant whose vanity exceeds all bounds and another who is a doormat to her dominating fiancAc, it seems these women will never find common ground even as they share one house. But Mae, Piper, Audra, and Tessa are all close by to keep the Sister Circle going. Evelyn even finds the courage to open her heart to new love . . . and she's not the only one! The women of Peerbaugh Place are about to enter a whole new season of the heart.
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