Thursday, August 29, 2019

Celebrate Lit Blog Tour and Giveaway: The Faith of Mike Pence by Leslie Montgomery

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.

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I have always had an interest in learning more about Vice President Mike Pence, even since his days of Governor of Indiana. I have especially admired him for his Faith in Jesus Christ. I jumped at the chance to read and review this book when I found out about it! 

The Faith of Mike Pence is a book that is just that, one that talks about the Faith of not a Politician, but an Average Man who has risen to be the Vice President of our Country. I really enjoyed reading the interviews that Author Leslie Montgomery conducted with Family and Long time friends of Vice President Mike Pence. The interviews give a wonderful perspective on how Mike Pence has not allowed the World to influence him, rather he has always relied on his Faith in Jesus Christ to direct his path, and has been his guide since childhood. Vice President Pence hasn't always had an easy path and through the tough times, his Faith didn't waver, yet was strengthen. 

Leslie Montgomery does a WONDERFUL job at keeping this about Vice President Mike Pence Faith and not Politics. A VERY enjoyable READ and I do recommend this book! 

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

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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

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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Rita Wray said... Best Blogger Tips

I liked the review, thank you.

James Robert said... Best Blogger Tips

Thank you for taking the time to share your terrific book with us. I enjoyed reading about it.

Caryl Kane said... Best Blogger Tips

Wonderful review! Thank you for being part of the tour.

Susan said... Best Blogger Tips

Like you, I have admired Mike Pence since his Indiana days. I enjoyed your review and would like to read this book. Thanks!

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