The Ultimatum – by Nancy Moser (2004)

In the tiny Kansas town of Steadfast, a waitress named Annie leads an ordinary life with her husband Cal and daughter Avi. Annie has recently become a Christian, and Cal is none too happy about it. Her commitment to live by faith in Jesus causes a lot of friction in their marriage.

In a nearby town, a runaway named Jerod hides from his dad, finding a job washing dishes in a restaurant. His hard-working nature impresses the owner, Jinko, who offers Jerod some work on the side. What kind of work? Stealing valuables from people’s homes while they are dining in the restaurant. Jerod’s conscience bothers him at first, but the allure of easy cash is just too much to pass up.

Eventually Annie and Jerod’s paths will cross in a tense situation. Both of them are driven to the point of an ultimatum. Annie is asked by Cal to choose between him and God, and Jerod is asked to choose between honesty and crime. Different ultimatums, different decisions to make, but both Annie and Jerod come to trust Jesus in helping them make the right choice.

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