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Anthony Murdock has a lot on his mind. He is a minister in training at Second Baptist Church of Shepherd Hills and a rising account executive at Shaw Enterprises. As a Christian man, Anthony finds himself caught up in deceit when he makes a decision - despite the gnawing feeling inside that warns him against it - to compromise his morals for a lot of fast cash. His wife, T ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published July 13th 2006 by Walk Worthy Press (first published 2006)
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Tyora Moody
Oct 17, 2007 Tyora Moody rated it really liked it
Rev. Anthony Murdock’s story can be compared to Job, except in Anthony’s case, his sins have definitely come back to haunt him and he knows it. Driven by greed and ambition, Anthony accepted some unscrupulous offers all for the mighty dollar. Now that Anthony has turned his life around, working as an associate minister at a local country church, his conscience is driving him to redeem his past transgressions. With a wife determined to live the good life, Anthony’s decision to come clean could po ...more
OOSA
Jan 02, 2009 OOSA rated it liked it
Astray,
Anthony Murdock has it all - a wonderful job, beautiful wife, he is a youth and young adult leader at his church where he preaches every fourth Sunday. Clearly he has it all, or does he?

Because of a choice he made, he now has a change of heart. This change of heart causes much concern for him because it will effect other people, mainly his wife and their lifestyle. Despite change, he's doing what his heavenly father has asked him to do. He has so many obstacles in his way it's hard for
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Deb
Sep 04, 2007 Deb rated it liked it
Assistant Pastor Anthony Murdock of 2nd Baptist church loves being a pastor. But he has a burning secret that he feels will force him to resign. No, it's not that he is having an affair, though that is the conclusion that his wife rapidly jumps too. Not that she is sorry to see him leave the church--she never understood why he left his lucrative business job in the first place. No, Anthony's problems stem back to his misplaced love of money and the actions it lead him too--actions that are now u ...more
Deyanna
Feb 25, 2008 Deyanna rated it liked it
Very slow start, but if you stick with it you'll enjoy it about half way through. The ending took a somewhat suprising turn as well.

Overall, it's a good Christian fiction book. The struggles of Anthony Murdock make you take a look at some of your own circumstances and question how did you get there. And not just one potential bad decision, but asking God to reveal to you generational issues that you could be dealing with and have no clue.
Martha
Oct 10, 2007 Martha rated it really liked it
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so far, i am really enjoying this book, i will look for more titles from this author.
Lisa
Sep 25, 2009 Lisa rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Brain candy.
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Interesting read.
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Leslie J. Sherrod, the recipient of the SORMAG Readers Choice Award for Christian Author of the Year (2012), has a Masters in Social Work and has worked as a therapist, just like her current protagonist, Sienna St. James. Her novels, Losing Hope, Secret Place, and Like Sheep Gone Astray have been featured in Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library Writer’s LIVE! Series, as well as local CBS and NBC a ...more
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