Church Hurts: Chapter 4 – “Choir Director”

Chapter 4 – Choir Director The door clicks behind them. The choir director quickly locks the door. “Hey, Mr. Judd. You had me down there playing that piano for forever!” “Sorry. I had to handle something. You know that Terita girl came by here again asking for more money,” Judd said with disgust. “I thought…

Church Hurts: Chapter 3 – “New Membership Orientation”

Chapter 3 – Church Orientation Sarah is jolted from her heavy sleep with the jarring blasts from her alarm clock. The glowing red 11:10 am makes her roll her eyes. She extends her right arm to slam her palm on the snooze button as her face collapses back onto her pillow. Ten minutes later, with…

Church Hurts: Chapter 2 – “Gospel Concert”

Chapter 2 – Gospel Concert The rain stops just as Sarah is leaving the drugstore parking lot to head home. Sarah pulls into the narrow driveway of her duplex. She sees her roommate’s black Camaro parked askew which forces her to squeeze her way in with the left side of the car skimming the grass….