Tongue of Fire

Rated 5.00/5 based on 10 reviews
The charismatic new preacher at the local mega church is drawing followers by the hundreds. There’s only one problem. He’s a Mormon, and nobody knows it. More

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Words: 103,260
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476104355
About David McKnight

David McKnight was raised in Virginia and attended Brigham Young University where he had a brief (and inglorious) stint on the football team, and graduated with a B.A. in Italian. He and his wife Felice live in Wisconsin with their five children

Reviews

Review by: jennifer churnesky on May 28, 2013 :
My husband and I both read this book and loved it. It keeps your attn and you realize how simple this would be if all Christians would do as is portrayed in this book. The world needs good people to do more service for each other.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: maria johansen on May 21, 2013 : (no rating)
Well written, page turner, great story. I love picking up a book and not finding inappropriate words or discriptions.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Melanie Elkins on April 16, 2013 : (no rating)
Fascinating and captivating story. I would definitely read another book by this author. Well written to keep me reading.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Bryan Farris on Oct. 25, 2012 :
Couldn't put it down. Read it all in one sitting.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: cyd mcbride on Oct. 24, 2012 : (no rating)
Could not wait to find time each day to read this book. loved how the story lines of the different characters wove seemlessly together. I could feel the struggles and heartaches of the characters and the resolutions were heartwarming. very uplifting, satisfying read. I want more!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Charissa Stastny on Oct. 06, 2012 :
I was slow to pick this up because I thought it might be one of those annoying preaching stories. Not so! When I finally started reading Tongue of Fire, I was pulled into John Peterson and his family’s lives as they move to the town of Mayfield for a new start in life. The story centers around preachers and religion—as John is a Mormon who has been run out of three other towns in the last three years—but this was done in the context of such a masterful plot that the book didn’t come off preachy like many Christian novels. The subtle theme throughout the story is that true followers of Christ do good works. They don’t judge or make life miserable for others. This author has my allegiance for any future books he writes for taking such a hard subject and weaving an intense tale for someone of any faith.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Wendy Rand on Sep. 26, 2012 : (no rating)
This was a really enjoyable read, which is probably why I finished it in a weekend! Really gets you thinking about what it is to be a Christian.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: D.J. Butler on Aug. 15, 2012 :
The new Italian teacher at the local high school, whose kid has walked on to the football team as a talented star, has accepted an invitation to preach at the local megachurch. What he hasn't told his new congregation, though, is that he's Mormon.

I had the privilege of reading this pre-publication, and loved it. McKnight writes for that segment of the Jack Weyland market that wants to consider serious questions about faith, revelation, the gospel, and Christian discipleship, without a sugar coating or a pre-packaged answer.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Paul McKnight on Aug. 02, 2012 :
There's enough suspense in this book to keep everyone turning the pages.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Julia Hall on Aug. 02, 2012 :
I really recommend this book! It's really good. I was always reading to see what would happen next!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

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