Do you trust God? Does life seem like a crucible of experiences? Trials and tests are a part of life. Reading The Crucible of Trust will guide in learning to grow from faith to total trust. Tom has written of his own lessons through the crucible of life--learning to trust God. He draws from these experiences, as well as biblical examples, in expressing truth, insight and encouragement to trust in the Lord unconditionally. Tom writes of the journey of maturity as a process toward transformation into the image of Christ while growing to wholeheartedly trust God.As you read this book the Lord will help you to: - Gain insight for the reason for trials and temptations- Understand why we need to crucify our flesh, taking up our crosses, and follow Jesus Christ- Gain trust and love while overriding fear- Learn how to go through trials with a trusting heart- Learn how to enjoy your life as a journey of trustThe testimonies and illustrations in this book regarding living in the crucible of trust merely point to the truth that trusting the Lord Jesus with all our hearts is absolutely essential. Tom loves the Lord Jesus Christ and is first and foremost His disciple. He has been blessed to be married to Robin since 1978 and they have three adult sons, two daughters in law, and five grandkids. He enjoys walks with Robin, playing golf, and staying fit. Tom is a lifelong learner, an educated man holding a doctorate degree in ministry, and a pastor. However, his credentials for writing this book come less from his education and more from his life's experiences and challenges he has encountered in what he calls the School of the Holy Spirit.