The Devoted by Suzanne Woods Fisher is the third book in her Bishop's Family series. In this book, the bishop is learning how to shepherd his flock, to guide them away from dangerous mindsets slowly working their way into the community. His children are learning significant life lessons, too. Eldest son Jesse, once irresponsible and in trouble, is now running a business, learning to mentor others, and thinking about bigger life decisions. Second daughter Ruthie has secretly earned her GED and is trying to decide what to do with it and with whom. The bishop's sister, who left the Amish community, is back, as their physician, defining this role and discovering, at last, the kind of life she really wants to lead.
This book, the whole series in fact, is rich in wisdom and full of developing characters. It kept my highlighter busy while I savored both the story and its messages. I highly recommend The Devoted to fans of Amish and Christian fiction. Revell sent me a complimentary copy in exchange for this honest review.