Ichthus Chronicles

Apostasy Rising / Season 2 • Episode 1

The Apocalypse Is Now

The first story in the epic four-episode, binge-worthy story season told through full-length, complete novels with cliff-hangers that make you hunger for more!

The year is AD 2125. Apostasy has bloomed throughout Ichthus, the remnant of future Christianity. Solterra Republic has launched a campaign of state-sponsored persecution against the Church. And a newly formed Resistance searches for a strategy of survival while one of their leaders is nowhere to be found.

Then the unthinkable happens: a global catastrophe that feels eerily like the last of the Seven Seals from the Book of Revelation has just been opened—ushering in the events leading to the Great Tribulation.

The apocalypse.

But how, when the Church still remains on Earth and Christians across Solterra are fighting for the faith in an underground Resistance? And if the apocalypse has dawn, what is Ichthus to do about it?

Thrown into the fray are a cast of characters from all walks of life on a quest to answer one burning question: What is the average Christian to do when the final seal is opened and the seven trumpets of judgment are let loose?

Find out in the page-turning, thrilling follow-up season to Apostasy Rising that readers agree is “Great reading and relevant in today’s times”!

Ichthus Chronicles is an explosively inventive time-travel series that recasts the Christian struggle in a future world rife with social and religious challenges combined with technological and political change that feels close to home—inviting readers to experience the sacrifices and struggles to persevere unto victory in the face of hostile forces, both in the future and the past.

Not since the blockbuster Left Behind series has a story captured the heart of the Church’s mission in these last days—offering a unique, page-turning adventure that not only entertains through thrilling action and mysterious suspense, but captures the urgency of our own day and inspires for the journey of faith.


Best Selling Author

J. A. Bouma

J. A. Bouma believes nobody should have to read bad religious fiction—whether its cheesy plots with pat answers or misrepresentations of the Christian faith and the Bible. So he wants to do something about it by telling compelling, propulsive stories that thrill as much as inspire, while offering a dose of insight along the way.

When not putting fingers to keyboard, he loves vintage jazz vinyl, a glass of Malbec, and an epic read—preferably together. He lives in Grand Rapids with his wife, two kiddos, and rambunctious boxer-pug-terrier.

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Apostasy Rising

The year is 2123. The Church is in crisis. The only hope for the future is retrieving the past.

A Reimagined Faith

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The Order of Thaddeus series is a must read. It will not only excite and thrill you but give you something to think about and inspire you.”

★★★★★ Jonathan Barwick, Amazon Review

Coming Soon!

Available March 26, 2019

A Reimagined Faith

Spritual Coming of Age

Written in the self-discovery style of Brian McLaren’s award-winning A New Kind of Christian and John Greene’s coming-of-age stories, with shades of such classics as C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity and John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, J. A. Bouma’s A Reimagined Faith is the first story in a fresh, insightful spiritual coming-of-age series for a new generation wondering if the Christianity they’ve always known offers more in these dynamic times. Drawing from his own spiritual journey as a young adult, Bouma writes a stirring fable of resonance and truth for those wrestling with deep questions of faith, life, and everything in between.


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