James David Parker Shares Message of Hope in New Book

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‘The Fire Will Not Consume You—Isaiah 43:2b’ describes God’s help during author’s depression

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After enduring years of depression due to problems in his career, author James David Parker found answers through Bible study, prayer and introspection. He realized he wasn’t the only one who faced depression and decided to start a program in his church for others. In an effort to reach an even larger audience, Parker wrote his new book, “The Fire Will Not Consume You—Isaiah 43:2b: A Journal of Prayer—A Search for God” (published by Inspiring Voices). Parker provides a powerful message of Christian spirituality that unlocks the awesome power of God to guide our lives.

Parker begins his book by discussing his life dedicated to the world of commerce. After a series of personal disasters, though, he finds himself totally defeated. With no one to turn to, he looks to God for healing. Through years of prayer and biblical study, he discovered peace and freedom through the guidance of the Holy Spirit of God.

An excerpt from “The Fire Will Not Consume You—Isaiah 43:2b”:

“There in the foxhole of my office—the most secure place I could find, for I had always been in control there—my thoughts continued to wander. The Church, I recalled, although increasingly neglected in my life, had always been there—a friendly and supportive place of rest and renewal for an hour each Sunday morning. There was nothing else, no bunker into which I could retreat.”

“The Fire Will Not Consume You—Isaiah 43:2b”
By James David Parker
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 286 pages | ISBN 9781462410859
E-Book | 286 pages | ISBN 9781462410866
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
James David Parker grew up in Kansas and served as a Coast Guard medic during the Korean War. He is an honors graduate in chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and has held engineering positions with Dow, Shell and IBM.

Inspiring Voices, a service of Guideposts, is dedicated to helping authors share their words of hope, faith and inspiration with the world. A strategic publishing partnership with indie book publishing leader, Author Solutions, LLC; Inspiring Voices allows authors to publish inspirational and spiritual books without respect to their specific doctrine, denomination or political point-of-view. Authors published through Inspiring Voices benefit from access to exclusive Guideposts marketing services, with select titles appearing in a special collection at Guideposts.org. For more information on publishing with Inspiring Voices, log on to inspiringvoices.com or call 866-697-5313.

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