Soul on Fire

Soul on Fire

ABOUT John Forster

john forster
Why do I write? I had not written anything other than emails and thank you cards for most of my adult life. I focused the bulk of my life on business pursuits. In 2009 I lost my job, became homeless, and my home was a 2001 Chevrolet Astro cargo van for eleven months. I worked a minimum wag More...



Why would a 51-year-old preacher from Ohio turn in his Bible for a sniper rifle? Pastor Neil Daniels was a man who had built himself a great life. He was living the American dream. He had a loving family and an awesome career serving the Lord. On 9/11 an act of terrorism changed everything and turned his world upside down. The Bible says, "Forgive your enemies." Pastor Neil had a choice to make. He could stand firm in his faith or break a promise he made to God thirty years ago and track a conspirator into the heart of Iran to satisfy a basic human emotion...revenge.

"Forgiveness is the hardest thing one can ever do. "Soul on Fire" follows Pastor Neil Daniels, a conflicted man of God, trying to live by the Bible's call to pacifism, only to find 9/11 shaking him and challenging him to return to duty, and seek the sin of revenge. "Soul on Fire" is an intriguing exploration of faith and the alluring pull of revenge, much recommended reading." Quote provided by Mr. James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief of Midwest Book Review.