Pillar and Bulwark

Pillar and Bulwark

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After nearly losing his life to an assassin, Stephen LaPointe resigned from his pastorate as a Congregational minister. He made this radical decision as the result of a crisis of truth. This decision had many immediate ramifications for his vocation, his career, and most significantly for his marriage and family. Now a year later, no one knows where he is. He has disappeared. Out of love, as well as remorse, several people an old friend, his estranged wife, and a potential enemy set out separately to find him. This is a story of conversion of heart, of mind, and of love.

About the Author

Marcus Grodi and his wife Marilyn were both cradle Protestants. Marcus received his BS degree from Case Institute of Technology in Polymer Engineering and worked for six years as an engineer. During this time he was involved in a variety of Protestant youth and music ministries. He then received his Master of Divinity Degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and was ordained to the Protestant pastoral ministry. During his more than fifteen years of youth, young adult, and pastoral ministry, his main emphasis was church and lay spiritual renewal. Marilyn, Marcus, and their two older sons, Jon Marc and Peter, were received into the Catholic Church on December 20, 1992. Their third son, Richard, entered through baptism. Marcus now serves as the Founder/President of The Coming Home Network International, a non-profit Catholic lay apostolate aimed at helping our separated brethren, both clergy and laity, come home to the Catholic Church. He also hosts The Journey Home, a weekly live television program, and Deep In Scripture, a weekly live radio program, both on EWTN. He is the author of Thoughts for the Journey Home, the novel How Firm a Foundation, and the editor/author of Journeys Home. He has taught courses in Catechetics, Youth Ministry, Leadership, and theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville and the Pontifical College Josephinum. He has written a regular article for The Catholic Answer magazine and other Catholic publications.

Product Details:

  • Book dimensions: 8 x 5.5

  • 402 pages

  • Published year: 2011