Kathleen's Enduring Faith — "A Life of Faith: Kathleen McKenzie" Series
Kathleen's Enduring Faith by Tracy Leininger Craven has been reviewed by Focus on the Family’s marriage and parenting magazine. It is the fourth book in the "A Life of Faith: Kathleen McKenzie" series.
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As the hot, dry summer of 1930 drags on, the McKenzie clan looks for rain to ease the drought. Kathleen, her brother Richard, Papa and Mama are living on her uncle's farm until Papa can find a new job in a depressed economy. Kathleen, her cousin Lindsay and her visiting friend Lucy try to ease the burden by spring-cleaning, with amusing and messy results. One terrible evening, members of the Ku Klux Klan set fire to a neighbor's fields as a part of their hate campaign. The McKenzie barn also burns, and in the confusion, one of the characters is caught under a falling beam and dies. Kathleen pulls her younger cousin, Robby, to safety, but he is seriously injured and may never walk again. Kathleen learns to trust God even under dire circumstances.
The McKenzie family members are Christians. They pray, read the Bible regularly and discuss their faith with each other. Kathleen relies on God to guide her in her daily circumstances.
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Members of the Ku Klux Klan set fire to a field. In the ensuing barn fire, one character is pinned under a beam and dies. The description is realistic but not graphic.
Lindsay and the pastor's son like each other, but neither intends to pursue a relationship until they are old enough to court.
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