Books

Fiction Endorsements

“Magic and folklore at its very best.”
GP Taylor, New York Times best-selling author

“The kind of fiction this world desperately needs…a gripping read stuffed with emotion…you will remember for years.”
Ted Dekker, New York Times best-selling author

“Briggs will no doubt be lauded for his clever writing and delectable prose, but his strength is his ability to tell a story. Themes of faith and redemption ring loud and true without seeming manufactured or irrelevant to the story. Young and old alike will be charmed and captivated by D. Barkley Briggs and his exceptional storytelling prowess…a groundbreaking new series.”
TheChristianManifesto.com

“Springs from the same mythic source as the great epics from Lewis, Lucas, and Lawhead. Briggs braids ancient strands of Arthurian myth together with his own homespun thread into a complex tapestry of magic and meaning, bravery and brotherhood.”
Jeffrey Overstreet, Author of The Auralia Thread

“Weaves a tale that is both thrilling and wrought with hope. D. Barkley Briggs is a new and welcome voice in fantasy fiction.”
Wayne Thomas Batson, Author of The Door Within Trilogy

“The lyrical prose suits his intriguing tale and heightens the feel of another world. Sure to gather a following among young and old fantasy lovers.”
Donita K. Paul, Author of The Dragon Keeper Chronicles

“In the same vein as such master fantasy writers as J. R. R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, author D. Barkley Briggs has penned a superb fictional tale… Fast-paced and compelling, and readers will be clamoring for Briggs’s next installment in this exciting and worthy new series.”
Teenreads.com

“Epic fantasy with a strong Christian element woven in, telling the story of two teenage brothers who are offered unique power to change their world. Highly recommended.”
Midwest Book Review

“Will capture your imagination and leave you begging for more.”
FictionAddict.com

“Everything we waited for…full of surprises, with layers of legend, faith and magic. Highly recommended.”
Kaci Hill, co-author with Ted Dekker of Lunatic and Elyon

Non-fiction Endorsements

Ekklesia Rising

“Dean Briggs has given the 2.0 upgrade in the study of the ekklesia and its relevancy to the true meaning, mission, and methodology of the church. I not only strongly recommend Ekklesia Rising, I am grateful for the additions it makes to see the church change the world.”
– Dennis Peacocke, President and Founder, GoStrategic and The Statesman Project

Ekklesia Rising is replete with truth born of genuine revelation. Its pages contain biblical truth that may extend beyond the reach of the casual reader but will surely ignite a fire in the heart of anyone searching for a deeper understanding of God’s design and purpose for His saints on earth today. I highly recommend Ekklesia Rising.”
– Richard C. Durfield, PhD., M.Div., M.A.T., B.A.”

Ekklesia Rising will fuel such a flame of intercessory dominion in your soul. The revelation contained in these pages has launched me into a whole new paradigm of prayer, one I believe will fuel a reformation of missions and bring back the King”
Lou Engle, founder, TheCall; Author, Digging the Wells of Revival  

Ekklesia Rising is not just revelatory, it is revolutionary. The anointing on this book is destined to unleash seismic shifts, even in your own life. But you will become strong, victorious, and free.”
Jon and Jolene Hamill, Lamplighter Ministries

“Ekklesia Rising is a paradigm-shifting book! A must read for all Houses of Prayer, Pastors and Church Leaders who want a greater revelation of the nature and authority of Christ in transforming culture and cities.”
Greg Simas, Senior Pastor, Convergence House of Prayer

“Honestly, I believe this book is a watershed that will mark you for life. Ekklesia Rising is one of the best books on this subject I’ve ever read. Biblically sound, with great historic references, this is a must read that scholars and laymen alike will heartily sink their teeth into.”
– William Ford III, author of Created For Influence, Director of Marketplace Leadership at CFNI

The Jesus Fast

“This is a very dangerous book.”
 Bill Johnson, senior leader, Bethel Church, Redding, CA; Author, When Heaven Invades Earth

The Jesus Fast will awaken within you a passion to fast and pray. . . . I, for one, have been ruined for anything else.”
Banning Liebscher, founder and pastor, Jesus Culture

“Prepare for your life to change. Your heart will burn with fresh passion to dream the dreams of God and to see a global awakening.”
Karen Wheaton Towe, founder and president, The Ramp

“Has the potential to change the course of history.”
Brian Kim, president, Antioch Center for Training and Sending (ACTS)

“Through Lou and Dean, God is preparing a generation for the greatest manifestation of God’s glory in human history.
Eddie James, director, Eddie James Ministries

Consumed: Forty Days of Fasting, Repentance, & Rebirth

“Led my soul to places of creativity and passion for Jesus that my soul craved.”
Dennis Jernigan, worship leader