This is what I have been dealing with for several weeks. Needless, to say it has been VERY frustrating. So…my posting will be intermittent and when I am able to, I will pre-post as many as possible.
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Book: The Faith of Mike Pence
Author: Leslie Montgomery
Genre: Biography, religious, political
Release Date: August 6, 2019
Several books have been published about Vice President Mike Pence, but none have touched upon what may be the most fascinating aspect of our nation’s second in command: his deep faith.
The Faith of Mike Pence offers an intimate look at the man who calls himself “a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order.”
Author Leslie Montgomery details Pence’s spiritual journey and examines how the vice president’s commitment to Christ has been a key component in his life as a husband, father, and public servant. Montgomery examines Pence’s encounters with politicos and evangelistic leaders such as James Dobson and Charles Lake. She shows the role of Pence’s faith in running for various offices, implementing faith-based initiatives, and responding to 9/11, the war in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the infamous Anthrax scare in Congress that directly affected him.
The Faith of Mike Pence is a powerful account of one of the most conservative vice presidents in American history, with exclusive interviews and insightful commentary from friends, family, and colleagues. It is a serious and moving reflection about one of America’s most admired and respected politicians.
Click here to grab your copy.
Leslie Montgomery is the author and ghostwriter of over a dozen books. She is best known for writing the spiritual biography, The Faith of Condoleezza Rice, when Rice was serving our nation as secretary of state in the George W. Bush administration.
Leslie has been a writer for Focus on the Family for more than twenty years and is the former director of publications for the American Association of Christian Counselors.
She is also the founder of Yeshu’a Ministries, with the goal of helping people gain a better and closer relationship with the Lord through her writing, speaking, and teaching ministry. She has traveled to churches and conferences around the world through her evangelical ministry, sharing the Word of God.
Leslie has four children and six grandchildren. She resides in Boise, Idaho
In 2006, I wrote and released The Faith of Condoleezza Rice, know-ing it might be years before I published another book. My husband and I were undergoing fertility treatments and vowed that if I got pregnant, I’d take a few years off of working outside the home to raise my children until they were in school full-time. Well, I did get pregnant and we had two children in the span of two-and-a-half years.
In early summer 2017, with two kids getting ready to start school again, I prayed and asked God to send me a new book contract; it was time to get back into the thick of things. Two weeks later, I dreamt that I was to write The Faith of Mike Pence. The truth is, neither he nor his faith were even on my radar. I got out of bed and began doing a little research. I wrote a book proposal for different publishers and began to accumulate a list of people I hoped to interview.
My overall goal with this book is not to set the vice president up as a spiritual hero, but to show the heart of the real man—as a Christian, husband, father, and politician. In doing so, I tried to allow his own words and those of his family, friends, and colleagues tell his story while I served as a conduit to weave it together. My prayer is that it inspires, encourages, and challenges you. —Leslie Montgomery
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To celebrate her tour, Leslie is giving away a grand prize package of a $20 Starbucks gift card, hardcover copy of The Faith of Mike Pence, and Faith and Freedom Adult Coloring Book!!
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It’s a little hard to see, but boy, was it good!
Preheat oven to 375.
Cook lentils according to directions.
While lentils are cooking begin zucchini prep.
Trim both ends off the zucchini. Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise then scoop out the pulp. (Leave between 1/4 to 1/2 of zucchini in boat.) Finely chop pulp.
Cook zucchini pulp, onions and peppers, sprinkled with Italian seasoning, over medium heat until done (Onions will be translucent). Drain, if there is any juice left. Add cheeses, salt and pepper then mix well. Spoon mixture into zucchini shells. Put in a greased 13×9-in. baking dish and sprinkle with more cheese.
Cook 20 to 25 minutes, uncovered until zucchini is soft.
***Be sure and check vegetable broth as some have beef broth in them (go figure-it’s vegetable not beef!)
This recipe can be varied to be more Italian by adding tomato paste, sauce or ketchup. It can also be Mexican with taco seasoning, more vegetables; such as corn black beans, etc. can be used or even rice.
The possibilities are only limited by your imagination
Really, it’s every day lately!
As many of you know, I was gone for a while recently. I didn’t check my WP blog very often, but when I did, I noticed a few anomalies. I thought they happened because I was on a different computer and it was glitching. However, when I got home, I discovered even more problems. For instance, scheduled posts weren’t posted (On the ones I could, I deleted the scheduled date and made them drafts, so they still aren’t posted), people I follow were no longer showing as being followed by me and those following me were no longer following me!!
(Sometimes it feels like this chicken hitting the wall, over and over again, in frustration!!)
I think Yadadarcyyada really explains it well in the following post:
Please go by and read this funny, but oh, so serious, post about the WP frustrations.
In the meantime, if you can explain how I keep finding those I follow and follow me being lost, please, please, please explain it to me!! Also, I’d love to know where my posts went!
Have a great weekend, I’m looking forward to answers on Monday!!
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