New Xulon Title Inspires Readers to Build Their Foundation on God

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Nelson Thomas shares his personal testimony to lead others to God’s word.

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“My primary intention with writing this book is to instill a sense of hope in those who have been beaten down by the world."

Within the pages of Nelson Thomas’s new book, Faith by Fire ($14.99, paperback, 978-1-62419-888-5; $7.49, eBook, 978-1-62419-889-2), readers will feel a sense of hope, especially those that may feel beaten down by an uncaring world. The author shares his true story of triumph over tragedy and how he was able to find God’s purpose for his life. Nelson Thomas’s transparency with his readers is truly unique because it allows him to connect with others that are currently battling through their own personal tragedies. This book and the author’s testimony serves as proof that all things are possible when a person’s foundation is solidified on God’s word.

“My primary intention with writing this book is to instill a sense of hope in those who have been beaten down by the world,” states the author. “I also hope to inspire those who have hidden their past in silence to speak out about their pain [and] to know that their past suffering can be someone else’s awakening.”

Nelson Thomas served as a firefighter in the Air Force for fifteen years and has personally seen the many different faces of tragedy and suffering. It wasn’t until he lost his mother by her own hand, however, that he began to experience the biggest struggle of his life. Thomas battled against the depression and anxiety that transformed his everyday life into a nightmarish existence. It took a meticulous plan to rebuild his life on a spiritual foundation and he eventually found God exactly when, where and how he needed to find Him. The author’s only desire is that his testimony my inspire others to start building their own life’s foundation on the word of God.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 8,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Faith by Fire through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through,, and

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