Book Spotlight: The Faith of Mike Pence by Leslie Montgomery

Updated: Oct 7





About the Book


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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About the Author


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.


More from Leslie


In 2006, I wrote and released The Faith of Condoleezza Rice, knowing 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


Blog Stops


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My Devotional Thoughts, August 19


Seasons of Opportunities, August 20


Mary Hake, August 20


Genesis 5020, August 21


Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, August 21


Vicky Sluiter, August 22


Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, August 23


Moments, August 23


A Reader’s Brain, August 24


Abba’s Prayer Warrior Princess, August 25


Locks, Hooks and Books, August 26


Stephanies Life of Determination, August 26


Inklings and notions, August 27


Captive Dreams Window, August 28


Texas Book-aholic, August 28


janicesbookreviews, August 29


Happily Managing a Household of Boys, August 29


Little Homeschool on the Prairie, August 30




Giveaway



















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!!


Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries. Click the link below to enter.

https://promosimple.com/ps/e805/the-faith-of-mike-pence-celebration-tour-giveaway

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