Hope Springs, North Carolina, is the epitome of small town life: a
place where families have been friends for
generations, and where there’s not a lot of change.

Evans hasn’t returned to Hope Springs since losing
her husband. But when she arrives for Christmas and learns that her
grandmother is gravely ill, she decides to extend the stay. When she proposes
a Bible study at the local diner — and invites both African American and
Caucasian women she’s met — the group quickly forms a spiritual bond and inadvertently adds to underlying tension in the community.

Anderson is finally on the trajectory she’s longed for — she’s been recruited as the newest
speaker of a large Christian women’s conference. But her husband feels
called to become the pastor of his late father’s church in Hope Springs.
Will small town living affect her big ministry dreams?

In St. Louis, Stephanie London is married to a doctor and there’s absolutely nothing she has to do. When her cousin Janelle decides to stay in Hope Springs and care for their grandmother, she
feels strangely compelled to do the same.

As these women come together, they soon recognize that
healing is needed in their hearts, their families, and their churches
that have long been divided along racial lines. God’s plan for them in
Hope Springs — and for Hope Springs itself — is bigger than they ever

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Kim Cash Tate is a Women of Faith speaker and the author of Faithful, Heavenly Places and the memoir More Christian than African American. A former practicing attorney, she is also the founder of Colored in Christ Ministries. She and her husband have two children.

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