Donna J. Farris
Donna has spent much of her adult life writing something for someone. Therefore it seemed logical to combine her writing experience with her love for people, Jesus Christ and His Word.
As the Sacramento Evangelical Examiner, her works include dozens of online articles. As an indie author, Donna's books include the non-fiction e-book series entitled, "Gripped for Glory." This series contains biblical biographies of individuals who transformed their world by simply sharing their stories of His glory. Through the aide of Personal Application questions, each of these short works encourages public evangelism making this series a great resource for small group bible studies. Several more biblical biographies are planned for this series.
By far, Donna's favorite books are found in her Christian fiction/fantasy series entitled, "Divine Commissions." Filled with exciting real-to-life adventures of ordinary people, epic struggles between angels and demons, good and evil, and right and wrong, this collection chronicles the stories of Eli and Jasmine, servants of the Most High God, as they intervene in the affairs of mankind to save souls.
Volume III, "The Power of a Legacy," was the first in this series. Volume IV, "Messiah's Message," was next. Volume II, "Stone of Truth" was released in January, 2015.
Donna also posts regular articles to her personal blog, http://grippedforglory.blogspot.com. Containing thought-provoking articles examining a broad range of human experiences through the lens of Biblical truth, Donna encourages Christians to turn their painful past into testimonies for God's glory.
When she is not pounding the keys, Donna loves hanging out with the grand-kids, patio gardening, walking, praying, serving the saints and watching old movies.
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Stone of Truth
When the Simpson family moves to Plymouth, Teacher Trinity finds herself drawn into the center of a raging national storm. “Do the Ten Commandments have a place in public education? Do they represent absolute truth or are they merely the delusions of religious fanatics?” Sinister forces rage as Miss Trin is forced to not only defend absolute truth, but must try and save her job in the process.
In Vol. IV of the Christian fantasy series, Micah Collins heads to Jerusalem to oversee the construction of a new children’s hospital. Upon arrival he soon discovers God has plans to use his prophetic gifts to not only save lives, but redeem the soul of a Jewish contractor. Unseen battles rage through the city as one man is forced to choose between bitterness and faith, between greed and family.
The Power of a Legacy
After inheriting a large horse ranch, Isabella is not only introduced to the love of her life, but finds herself in the midst of a generational war. Forced to battle the long-range effects of greed, she must decide where her true strength comes from. But Bella is not alone. Heaven comes near as struggles for the souls of men erupt throughout Spokane County.
How to Help a Friend in an Abusive Relationship: What You Need to Know About Domestic Violence
Domestic violence kills more than four and a half million women every year. Written for those who care, this book contains more than factual information on domestic violence. Readers will not only find biblical insights into this complex, destructive problem, but will also discover more than forty practical steps to save lives. Will you be a friend to an abused woman? If so, this book is for you.
Why Women Stay in Abusive Relationships
One of the most frequently asked questions when discussing domestic violence is, "Why doesn't she just leave?" The question seems simply enough to outsiders, but for those living with day-to-day relational abuse, it is anything but simple. This booklet examines reasons why women find it so difficult to "just leave," and offers scriptural hope to help.
Consider Divine Love
Written for those who have experienced the pain of abusive relationships, this book is an intensely intimate look at some of the barriers survivors face when learning to again trust in love - even God's love. By examining several misconceptions about the person and work of the biblical Jesus Christ, readers are led through their own journey to discover the wonders of divine love.
Freed to Testify - A Biblical Biography of Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene walked the earth more than two thousand years ago, yet her story remains a timeless legacy. Mary emerges from the pages of scripture as one of the most beautiful and faithful characters of the entire Bible. She exemplifies unwavering devotion and demonstrates how one faithful disciple can impact their world with the gospel message. Hers is indeed a life worth exploring.
Exceptional Devotion - Exceptional Honor
In many ways, Anna was a simple, first-century Jewish widow. But unlike many of her contemporaries, a single master-passion consumed her life. She loved the LORD her God with all her heart, mind, soul and strength. And in the Gospel of Luke we discover how God used one woman's exceptional devotion to testify to an entire nation, "Messiah has come!"
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