The answer is: they all shared one very important moment in time, and their lives were impacted and changed forever...They all met Jesus, the Messiah!
The Thirty Minute Series is the authors imaginings about these people, mentioned only once in the Bible. Some of them were not even mentioned by name. These were real people who lived, and were just like you and me.
Ian D. McPhee was born in western Scotland, in a town called Dunoon. He and his wife, Maureen, immigrated to South Africa in 1966, where they lived, on and off, for twenty-five years. Ian and Maureen have been married for over fifty years, and now live in San Diego, California, in the United States of America.
“The murderer is with us—on the train now . . .”
Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is the murderer.
Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again.
“What more . . . can a mystery addict desire?”—New York Times
Of course, the characters lives portrayed here are fictional and only exist in the authors mind, but their encounter is true and faithful. The author has taken liberties with these characters, for there is nothing known, or recorded about each person mentioned. However, they all had one thing in common: they all had a life-changing encounter with the Son of God. A day that would change their lives forever!