The Last Pew (TLP) is the story of a young, single Christian woman who for most of her life was considered pure, wholesome, spiritual, and obedient. Upon moving to a new city and beginning her career as an educator, on the job, she encounters a young unhappily married man who also happens to be a minister at a local Baptist church. Throughout a two-year span of the two working together, she is courted; they fall in love, and commit to a life and relationship of immorality and sin.
The narrative essentially tells the love story of the two. It shows how two people who know God intimately and have been doing God's will for so long, can eventually walk down a path of spiritual destruction. The story illustrates the factors that enabled the young woman's spiritual judgment to decline, essentially allowing for this relationship to take root; Moreover, the story shows the spiritual steps that the young woman had to take in order to be freed from the affair.
The Last Pew clearly shows the power of God's Grace, Mercy, Forgiveness, and the true capacity of Prayer and Fasting.The Last Pew is an important story because it is an account on adultery which certainly is silent yet pressing issue within the Christian community. The story is an honest, transparent narrative, written with the hopes of providing readers with a different take of who the "other woman" is. It is proof that the other woman can in fact be a woman of God who got lost while on her walk with Christ.
At its core, The Last Pew is a story of redemption and finding purpose after sin.The title, The Last Pew, symbolizes how far the author was from God's altar and His will. But the story is a reminder that God's love can always allow for any lost soul to journey back to His will.
The end of the book serves as a workbook for struggling women coming out of their affair. There is a chapter devoted to points and scriptures to guide women through the process of their healing.The end of the book closes with an open letter to any woman who has had to deal with infidelity within her own marriage. A riveting testimony and a biblically based workbook, TLP is a resource for all women. Though adultery is a silent story within the Church, it certainly is a reality for many Christians, making this a conversation one that needs to be had.
Whether the person reading this story is a woman trying to come out of an affair, a wife trying to heal from learning about an extra-marital affair, or a man of God that is caught in the middle---this book will minister and heal.