Tag: interfaith marriage

Interfaith Amateurs: Lessons from Our Young Christian-Hindu Marriage

Interfaith Amateurs: Lessons from Our Young Christian-Hindu Marriage

It’s been four-and-a-half years since I published Saffron Cross: The Unlikely Story of How a Christian Minister Married a Hindu Monk with Upper Room Books. Spoiler Alert! The Christian Minister (me) and the Hindu monk (Fred) are still married (eight years this July), and our 

Happy Birthday, Saffron Cross!

This Thursday, October 1, Saffron Cross will turn 2! I can’t believe it’s been two years since the launch of our interfaith story! The past 730 days have brought us so much joy. We’ve connected with others who’ve shared similar experiences, as well as those who wanted 

Saffron Cross Goes Global: The Polish Edition!

Friends! Upper Room Books and I have exciting news … We’ve just received confirmation that a  publisher in Poland has purchased the international rights to Saffron Cross in order for it to be translated into Polish! This is a BIG day in the Trent-Eaker household, as our little interfaith 

Year-in-Review: The Blog Posts You Loved!

Writers want nothing more than to connect with readers. Friends, you are the faithful followers of this site, and I’m grateful for your reading, sharing, and loving. This is your community: you help it grow and thrive, and I’m happy to share the top ten 

Saffron Cross Wins 2015 Illumination Book Award for Memoir

Another BIG announcement from the interfaith marriage trenches! Saffron Cross has won its second award, the 2015 Illumination Book Gold Award for Best Memoir. The Illumination Book Awards are designed to honor and bring increased recognition to the year’s best new titles written and published with 

Saffron Cross Book Giveaway Winners!

Thank you all for your entries in the Saffron Cross Book Giveaway! It was so fun to hear how our little interfaith story has impacted you, and why you want to share it with someone special. The winners have all been sent their books; see