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7/2/12 11:20PM

Unusual marriage of music and writing featured in the new novel by Lenora S. Gauthier

In God We Trust, A new novel by respected ministry leader Lenora S. Gauthier boasts the unique twist of featuring the real Christian band, 39 Stripes (based out of New Port Richey, FL) specifically Steve Henderlong, as key characters in this Christian political thriller.

Ms. Gauthier’s third published book and first novel follows the tale of spiritual awakening in the midst of the dark political climate in the United States of America. In God We Trust was released by Xlibris publishing and is available as a hardback, paperback, eBook and audiobook through

“In God We trust is an incredible spy novel even though it’s not a spy novel, I couldn’t wait to figure out what would happen next. It was a really interesting good entertaining book that draws out a very important question for all of us. Well worth the time to read it!” - Sid Morgan, former Board Chairman, St Petersburg Chamber of Commerce

A Release Party is scheduled for Saturday August 4, 2012 at 3pm at Messiah Lutheran Church, 14920 Hutchison Rd. Tampa FL, 39 Stripes will be performing songs from their latest CD including the hit single “Beyond Broken”.

Is it possible to restore our country to the strong Christian nation it once was? In God We Trust takes you on an exciting journey to explore the possibilities!

For more information about In God We Trust or 39 Stripes, please contact Mark949 Ministries at 727-642-7191 * *

About the Author: Lenora S. Gauthier has been serving in Christian ministry for 23 years in various capacities including but not limited to; Singles Director, Children’s Ministry Director, Worship Leader, Councilor, Teacher, Photographer, Writer and Evangelist. She has been a published author for the last 8 years and her passion and talent for Jesus Christ shines through every aspect of her life.

About 39 Stripes: 39 Stripes is a Christian band that has shared the stage with high profile artists including Superchick, Flyleaf, Newsboys, Margaret Becker, Nicole Nordeman and Jars of Clay. They have appeared in over 300 venues and are endorsed by 16 major music companies. They will be opening for Stryper at the House of Blues in Orlando July of 2012.

“I have followed 39 Stripes for many years and I have watched as they have matured both as musicians and as people of faith. Beyond Broken is ‘from the heart, ‘and I pray that it will bring spiritual enjoyment and spiritual challenge to many.” – Dr. Joseph Cerreta, former Station Manager The Joy FM

Author Contact Information:

Mark949 Ministries

7889 64th Street N

Pinellas Park FL 33781



39 Stripes Contact Information:

Steve Henderlong


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