In Living out His Unseen Plan in Real Time: A True Story of Young Love, Marriage, Faith, and the Unexpected, Layne shares a chapter in a touching fifty-year love story about two imperfect individuals who strived to live the Christian experience by listening to the Holy Spirit, encouraging others to yield to His unseen plan along the way.
After a kismet encounter with a young girl in high school, Layne followed God’s call to sharing the good news of Jesus to her, and many love letters and spiritual conversations later, the two were married.
From a blooming relationship of youth to the wonder of watching God’s promises manifest later in life, this Christ-centered narrative honors Layne’s wife, Charlene, while motivating you to embrace God’s unseen plan.
Within the pages of this powerful personal and uplifting testimony, Layne illustrates the power of true love and the profound beauty within the Christian life. As you step into Layne and Charlene’s story, you’ll discover how to cultivate a great marriage through nurturing your spouse’s potential in Christ, even when faced with the unexpected.
Wherever you are on your journey, may you be inspired to live out God’s unseen plan.
Mel Layne is a gifted entrepreneur allowing his skills to be utilized in a wide array of business vocations and personal interests. He married his high school sweetheart, and to this union, they became the parents of 4 boys. At age 23, they purchased his father’s farm and expanded it to thousands of acres. Detaching from their farm interest, moved to California in 1987. Here he became part owner-developer in a shopping center and several housing projects. Long interested in sharing the good news of Jesus in foreign cultures, he remains active in Christian missions worldwide.