Dear God | TOP Shelf 1st Place Christian Fiction Book of 2019

Dear Lakisha Johnson,

Dear God: Hear My Prayer has won 1ST PLACE in the category of Christian (Fiction) in the 2019 TopShelf Book Awards!

This is the email I just opened. My first full Christian Fiction novel has been awarded 1ST PLACE in the category of Christian (Fiction) in the 2019 TopShelf Book Awards! Y’all… to say I’m ecstatic, blown away and honored would be an understatement.

Who am I kidding, I am beside myself.

This book, Dear God, was released a year after I purchased the cover. See, I had every intention to release it in 2017 but God said NOPE! I didn’t understand it and I questioned God. “God, haven’t I been faithful? God, what else? God, why me?” All the questions I asked the many months I toiled, the many nights I cried and the days of wanting to just throw in the towel.

But I pressed!

Bible says in Philippians 3:12, “Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.”

God shut me down but it was the best thing for me, even when I couldn’t see it because in 2018, I released 7 books with Dear God being my very first full Christian book. I was nervous because it was different from any I’d written previously. This book didn’t have sex and minimal to no cursing. Yet, it has been one of my best sellers. This book deals with sexual abuse at the hands of a pastor who should have been praying instead he preyed. And while Jayme’s story is one of fiction, this same abuse is happening in houses all across the world but there’s hope. Hope to overcome, hope to press and hope to be restored.

I just want to encourage somebody. Press on, even when you don’t know what the end will be. Press on, even when it hurts and you don’t understand. Press on, especially when it takes you out of your comfort zone. It’ll pay off. I’m a witness. A bold, declaring and decreeing witness.

Get your copy today HERE

Press on, dear writer!

Dear God, hear my prayer.

Can I testify?

I purchased this cover a year before I even released the book. Why? Because I had intentions to release it in 2017 but God said NOPE! I didn’t understand it and I questioned God. God, haven’t I been faithful? God, what else? God, why me? All the questions I asked the many months I toiled, the many nights I cried and the days of wanting to just throw in the towel.

But I pressed!

Bible says in Philippians 3:12, “Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.”

God shut me down but it was the best thing for me, even when I couldn’t see it because in 2018, I released 7 books with Dear God being my very first full Christian book. I was nervous because it was different from any I’d written previously. This book didn’t have sex and minimal to no cursing. Yet, it has been one of my best sellers.

This book deals with sexual abuse at the hands of a pastor who should have been praying instead he preyed. And while Jayme’s story is one of fiction, this same abuse is happening in houses all across the world but there’s hope. Hope to overcome, hope to press and hope to be restored.

Thank you to everybody who has read it, reviewed it, recommended it and got release through it. I appreciate you. For every email I received, I prayed for you. For every inbox, I covered you.

And to you who seems to be in a season of little to no return … press on! You will recover all! Don’t stop writing, press! Don’t give up, press. Don’t look at the royalty checks, trust in the gift God has instilled in you.

And when it feels too heavy and the enemy is speaking in your ear … I am praying your faith does not fail.

❤️

If you haven’t read it, here’s the link –> https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079G68BN3
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A Compilation of Christian Stories

New Book … well, sort of.

Box Set _ Promo

If you’ve never taken the time or had the opportunity to read any of my books, you’re in for a treat.

I’ve placed 4 of my best selling #ChristianFiction novels into ONE book!

Dear God
2:32AM
Chased
And my newest release Broken.

A great read for book clubs, vacations, long car rides, to drown out your baby daddy/momma, to stay awake in class, while you’re on break at the job, at the kid’s practice … well, you get my point.

Download it NOW!!

A Compilation of Christian Stories

 


Synopsis:

Dear God,

Hear my prayer because it feels like 2:32AM and I’m losing my faith. I’m being Chased by my past and fear has left me Broken. God; I want to do better, I desire to be better and I’m tired of feeling this way. Please God, I need your help. I need you to restore me.

Amen.

This box set of books is a compilation of

1. Dear God: Hear My Prayer

Jayme’s story of overcoming abuse at the hands of her stepfather, Pastor James Madison. She has to find her way back to God and it all starts with her saying, “Dear God, hear my prayer.”

2. 2:32AM

Charlotte feels as though her faith is being tested when her daughter dies, suddenly. She can’t make sense of the suffering, she’s having to endure so it causes her to lose her faith.

3. Chased

Pastor Magnolia Wright has been given an opportunity to serve God’s people but she’s fearful. Fearful of the thing that keeps chasing her … Her Past. Sure, she can preach God’s message, lay hands and pray for others but what happens when she’s the one in need?

4. Broken

Gwendolyn’s heart is used to being broken, by men. It started when her dad walked out when she was 13. Then she meets Jacque and his love was the thing she needed to mend her heart. Until he broke it. Now, she finds herself spiraling and she needs help.

All four of these books are written, from a place of hope and restoration. It is my prayer, you will find the courage to be healed and made whole, while not losing your faith in God.

A Compilation of Christian Stories

Happy Reading,

Lakisha

Box Set

 

Vote for Dear God as Reader’s Choice

You still have time to vote my book, Dear God: Hear My Prayer for the TCK Publishing’s, Reader’s Choice Award.
 
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I really appreciate it.
As always,
Happy Reading.
Lakisha
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