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The Reason

William Sirls

When facing the impossible, will you believe? Storm clouds gather over a small Michigan town. As thunder shakes the sky, the lights inside St. Thomas Church flicker... and then go out. All is black until a thick bolt of lightning slices the sky, striking the church's large wooden cross - leaving it ablaze and splintered in two. When the storm ends, the search for answers begins. James Lindy, the church's blind minister, wonders how his small congregation can repair the cross and keep their faith in the midst of adversity. And he hears the words "only believe." Macey Lewis, the town's brilliant young oncologist, is drawn to Alex, a young boy who's recently been diagnosed with an aggressive leukemia. She puts her hope in modern medicine - yet is challenged to "only believe." And Alex's single mom, who has given everything she can to her boy, is pleading with God to know the reason this is happening... to save her son. But she only hears silence and wonders how she can possibly "only believe." The Reason is a milestone debut novel, opening with a thunderbolt and never letting up as it introduces us to everyday characters who are wrestling with the questions: Where is God when bad things happen? And does God ignore the prayers of the faithful? The answer each character receives will astound listeners while offering an unforgettable call to hope, to change, to . . . only believe.

When facing the impossible, will you believe? Storm clouds gather over a small Michigan town. As thunder shakes the sky, the lights inside St. Thomas Church flicker... and then go out. All is black until a thick bolt of lightning slices the sky, striking the church's large wooden cross - leaving it ablaze and splintered in two. When the storm ends, the search for answers begins. James Lindy, the church's blind minister, wonders how his small congregation can repair the cross and keep their faith in the midst of adversity. And he hears the words "only believe." Macey Lewis, the town's brilliant young oncologist, is drawn to Alex, a young boy who's recently been diagnosed with an aggressive leukemia. She puts her hope in modern medicine - yet is challenged to "only believe." And Alex's single mom, who has given everything she can to her boy, is pleading with God to know the reason this is happening... to save her son. But she only hears silence and wonders how she can possibly "only believe." The Reason is a milestone debut novel, opening with a thunderbolt and never letting up as it introduces us to everyday characters who are wrestling with the questions: Where is God when bad things happen? And does God ignore the prayers of the faithful? The answer each character receives will astound listeners while offering an unforgettable call to hope, to change, to . . . only believe.
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When facing the impossible, will you believe? Storm clouds gather over a small Michigan town. As thunder shakes the sky, the lights inside St. Thomas Church flicker... and then go out. All is black until a thick bolt of lightning slices the sky, striking the church's large wooden cross - leaving it ablaze and splintered in two. When the storm ends, the search for answers begins. James Lindy, the church's blind minister, wonders how his small congregation can repair the cross and keep their faith in the midst of adversity. And he hears the words "only believe." Macey Lewis, the town's brilliant young oncologist, is drawn to Alex, a young boy who's recently been diagnosed with an aggressive leukemia. She puts her hope in modern medicine - yet is challenged to "only believe." And Alex's single mom, who has given everything she can to her boy, is pleading with God to know the reason this is happening... to save her son. But she only hears silence and wonders how she can possibly "only believe." The Reason is a milestone debut novel, opening with a thunderbolt and never letting up as it introduces us to everyday characters who are wrestling with the questions: Where is God when bad things happen? And does God ignore the prayers of the faithful? The answer each character receives will astound listeners while offering an unforgettable call to hope, to change, to . . . only believe.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Johnny Heller

Length:

12h 33m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

14:49


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

18:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

18:35


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:52


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:53


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

13:28


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:25


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:44


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:48


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

13:17


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

13:42


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

28:36


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

27:07


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

17:28


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

26:09


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

14:54


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

14:05


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

18:20


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

27:39


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

11:38


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:42


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:18


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

20:28


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

13:12


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

15:32


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:48


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:11


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

11:26


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

20:06


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

19:12


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:55


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

11:08


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

14:02


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

13:38


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

11:34


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

11:19


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

21:46


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

09:51


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:56


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

12:03


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

09:30


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:54


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:47


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

14:37


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

15:39


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

11:39


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:16


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

12:54


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

19:38


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

14:46


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:55


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

20:49


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:32


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:55