More than just another going to Heaven story. More than one more Amish book being thrown into the mix.

Airbrushed Amish this is not. The gritty collides with the glorious. Blunt bullies tenderhearted. And the blood of Jesus’ never fails.

Churches filled up. Crowds gathered when they found out that this Amish man would be speaking at an Amish person’s barn or workshop. And countless people dropped by his home unannounced. They wanted to hear his story

This is the true story of Mark Paul Troyer. Yes, it’s the story everyone wanted to hear. And the book:  An Amish Awakening, is Mark’s life—story. His amazing story. An Amish story like no other.

With tragedy and triumph—the book that was nearly stillborn because of controversy and emotions has come to life. Three and a half years after an abrupt halting of publication; it was time—God's timing. Now An Amish Awakening is ready to shine. “Awake, O sleeper. And arise from the dead…”

The Story? As Mark puts it, "One day at work I was caught up into a whirlwind." And taken to Heaven. And so much more.

From the author of the Jesus at Walmart trilogy. Rick Leland.

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 "Reading this book makes me want to have Mark and Frieda over for dinner!"

Toni Jo Tilbury~Book Reviewer

 Jesus at Walmart...a Reed Shaking in the Wind

In this fully stocked 246-page novel two beloved favorites come together—Jesus and Walmart. Fueled by Pastor Malachi Marble’s fall from faith, which tumbles him into the late night world of Walmart.

Author Rick Leland spent fourteen months working as a Walmart Overnight Stocker doing research for the book. Well, not purely for research.

“Actually I needed the money to live on,” Leland said. “But I knew God was working something out in my life, as inspiration for Jesus at Walmart emerged even before my first night’s work was over.” 

Walk past the greeter; into the heart of Walmart with Malachi Marble. Grab a shopping cart. You’ll need something to hang onto during this trip to Walmart like no other. 

And when you exit Jesus at Walmart, expect to leave a changed person. 

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Jesus at Walmart..Cost

In book two of the Jesus at Walmart Trilogy, Malachi Marble is still working at Walmart.

The former pastor, toils through the night while attempting to keep the desire of his heart alive—his passion to serve God and his coworkers at the storen .

Join Malachi as his life, his faith, and his yearnings become exposed to vulnerability’s limit.

Walk past the greeter, into the heart and soul of Walmart with Malachi. Another trip to Walmart like no other, awaits you.

And may you enjoy the venue of fiction for exploring thoughts and ideas to new depths.

 Jesus at Walmart...fire on the Earth

This is the final episode of the Jesus at Walmart Trilogy.

The ever-endearing Malachi Marble continues his journey of faith, blended with his characteristic moments of faltering. His uncertainty. His overly analytical mind.

The emotionally propelled story tugs at the heart. And at the same time, laughter rousing scenes abound.

Throughout its pages, Jesus at Walmart…fire on the Earthserves up a unique sampling of insightfulness.  Malachi Marble style—with God’s amazing grace.

The story’s intriguing cast of characters, breathe life into this page-turning adventure full of plot twists and surprises.

And like the other books in the Jesus at Walmart Trilogy, this novel can be enjoyed as a standalone experience. 

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 Living the God Imprinted Life

Living the God Imprinted Life is like spending time with a friend who understands, encourages, and gives you hope.

The author’s vignettes of his own life, the people he knows, and the ones he meets along the way; help us to rediscover: Christian-life is in our everyday, often seemingly simple experiences. Not Sunday only. Not just one big project for God.

Living the God Imprinted Life contains thirty-eight inspirational stories, which the author has augmented with a companion application-focused devotional. With the aim: from the head to the heart to a life that is more God-imprinted.

*Imprinted: To bear an indelible and distinguishing mark of influence and effect.

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