Living a fulfilling life in the midst of storms and Daughter’s Journey Knowing our worth in God’s eyes.
Tessa Afshar is an award-winning author of historical and biblical fiction. Her novel, Land of Silence, was voted by Library Journal as one of five top Christian Fiction titles of 2016, and nominated for the 2016 RT Reviewer’s Choice Award for best Inspirational Romance.
Harvest of Gold won the prestigious 2014 Christy Award in the Historical Romance category.
Her book, Harvest of Rubies, was a finalist for the 2013 ECPA Book Award in the fiction category.
Her first novel, Pearl in the Sand, won her “New Author of the Year” by the Family Fiction sponsored Reader’s Choice Awards 2011.
Tessa was born in Iran and lived there for the first fourteen years of her life. She moved to England where she survived boarding school for girls and fell in love with Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte, before moving to the United States permanently. Her conversion to Christianity in her twenties changed the course of her life forever. Tessa holds an MDiv from Yale University where she served as co-chair of the Evangelical Fellowship at the Divinity School. She serves on the staff of one of the oldest churches in America. To see all of Tessa’s books and awards go to tessaafshar.com
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What others are saying about Tessa’s presentations:
“Tessa is an engaging and inspirational speaker . . . She is passionate about sharing God’s love and Word with others and her stories will fill you with laughter and tears.”
—Gail Soderstrom, Christ Chapel, Connecticut
“Tessa is a gentle and nurturing soul and hearing her speak is like a mini-Sabbath, a moment of grace and restoration in the Spirit.”
—Frank Peretti, New York Times best-selling author
Neighboring Events of Interest on the North Shore Long Island
Sunday, May 27 and June 3, 2018
Women at the Well
The Congregational Church of Manhasset
1845 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset, NY 11030-3526
Call for more info 516-627-4911
May 27th: “The Evolution of Women in Hollywood”
June 3rd: From the “Makers” interviews, including inspriational stories of Connie Chung, Billie Jean King, Madeline Albright, Roberta Kaplan and more.
Monday, May 14 and June 11, 2018
Forgotten Women of the Torah: Explore the lives of lesser known women of the Torah
Congregation Tifereth Israel
40 Hill Street, Glen Cove NY 11542
Call for more info 516-676-5080
About Seeds of Faith:
Seeds of Faith’s mission is to bring together communities of women to share, educate and encourage individual faith journeys. Using award winning authors and speakers the focus is on how stories of women in the Bible can affect and inspire us today. Creating a safe and caring atmosphere where women can discuss their thoughts and questions builds trust that allow women to share their own personal stories. Seeds of Faith enhances women’s knowledge to examine and explore their faith commitment.