Martin W. Wiles is a “preacher’s kid,” author, and speaker who understands the struggles Christians face in their spiritual journey. He can be followed on Love Lines From God (www.lovelinesfromgod.com). Dr. Wiles has authored Morning By Morning, Morning Serenity, and Grace Greater Than Sin. A regular contributor to Christian Devotions, PCC Web Daily, the Eagle Record, and Common Ground Herald, he’s also the lead writer for WOW blog.
Books by Martin: Grace & Grits & God: Manna from Heaven Served Up Southern Style
Cynthia Howerter is a Pennsylvania girl who now lives in Virginia with her husband and their two Himalayans. She is a member of ACFW as well as the president of the ACFW Richmond Chapter. Her love for history, especially the American Revolutionary War period, along with being a member of DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution), gives Cynthia a wealth of knowledge to use as a writer. People matter to Cynthia, especially her family for whom she gave up law school in order to be a stay-at-home mom. Her love for people spills over into her everyday life. She enjoys using her expertise as a genealogist to help others find their roots. Along with speaking at genealogical events, Cynthia has written several genealogical histories about the nearly 8,000 people she has researched. To follow Cynthia’s weekly blog posts, please visit her website: Soar With Eagles http://cynthiahowerter.com
Books by Cynthia: God’s Provision in Tough Times
La-Tan Murphy is a Georgia girl, who currently resides in Raleigh, NC, with her husband Joey. La-Tan is an event speaker, freelance writer, and vocalist with a heart for encouraging others. She draws from a wealth of life experiences as a wife, mother, and grandmother—using real life experiences as her greatest sources for speaking and writing inspiration. La-Tan is a regular Voice writer for WHOA Women’s Magazine. The main focus of her heart is celebrating others. This is reflected in her writing and speaking as she lovingly and humorously invites her audience to join her on a journey to discover how to live life to the fullest. Please visit La-Tan’s website: http://latanmurphy.com
Books by La-Tan: God’s Provisions in Tough Times
An award-winning professional writer, Lisa is founder and CEO of The Penstock Group, Inc., a communications firm that specializes in film and print. With more than 20 years experience in business to business writing and visual media, Lisa’s published work includes trade reports, industry articles, and short stories.
Books by Lisa: Conversations With Jesus: 365 Daily Devotions for Teens
As an educator, Cleo Lampos combines her love of writing with teaching. She taught for 26 years after attaining a Master’s Degree in Special Education from St. Xavier University-Chicago and served in educational positions in the South Chicago suburban district. Her magazine articles have appeared in Focus on Teachers, Lookout, Christian Leadership, Freeway, Virtue, Today’s Child, and many others. Her latest devotional, Teaching Diamonds in the Tough:Mining the Potential of Every Student, released in 2012 with Lighthouse of the Carolinas. Lampos was the 2011 Semi Finalist in the Genesis Contest for YA.
Books by Cleo: Teaching Diamonds in the TOUGH
Judy DuCharme became a Packer fanatic in 1984. In The Cheesehead Devotional, she uses Packer events to lead readers into God’s presence. Sometimes humorous and sometimes serious, Judy shows us that walking with God is as fun as watching a Packer game. By combining the love of football with insights from the Word of God, the reader will find this book fun, inspirational, and even life-changing.
Books by Judy: The Cheesehead Devotional
As Pastor and Executive Director of 252 Underground, Rob Cook is passionately reaching out to the lost, connecting with them one on one and with his online presence (FB & Twitter) and blog. Rob has instigated multiple ministries, helped hundreds of community members with donated resources, and started new visions that are bigger than seem possible. But at the heart of each new venture is a calling that has been greatly blessed by the gracious hand of God. Rob is a catalyst. Hard core teens have been mentored, encouraged, and given hope that no one else has offered. Cook lives in the Philadelphia area with his wife Stephanie and two of his 6 children.
Books by Rob: Regener8: Straight Talk for Street Smart Teens
Michael Wolff’s heart is for the many men who now sit languishing in the back pews of church buildings across America. He is an author, speaker, and leadership coach, and directs two ministries in Littleton, Colorado: Reconnections [www.TheReconnectedChurch.org] and The Carpenter’s Helpers, www.TheCarpentersHelpers.org. Mike’s great adventure through the Psalms began with personal struggles to find depth, passion, meaning, and connection to God in his prayer life. Since first being introduced to the practice in 1999, he has found his answers in making it a regular part of his daily devotionals. Michael is married to Tammi, and has three sons and three grandchildren.
Books by Mike: Praying Today’s Psalms: Yearning for God in Times of Despair
Moving expert Carol G. Stratton began her twenty-two move resume three decades ago with a cross-county relocation and the simultaneous premature birth of her first child. She is experienced in regional moves, local moves, and yo-yo moves – moving back to where one has just left. Along with her husband and four children, she has lived in California, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, South Carolina, and North Carolina. She has lived anywhere from temporary apartments to a new upscale city home.
With a degree from Fresno State University in Recreation Therapy, she has worked as para-professional in the public schools and in retail sales, has served as a recreation supervisor and operated her own custom-designed pillow business. Currently she is a freelance writer and speaker for women‘s groups. She maintains the website and newsletter, ChangingZipCodes.com. as well as writing a monthly column on moving for Forsyth Family magazine.
Carol G. Stratton has written for the Grand Rapids Press, the Zionsville Times Sentinel, the Herald Weekly newspapers, In Touch, Purpose, Women’s Touch, Forsyth Woman, Forsyth Family, MOPS website, the Christian Communicator, Fandangle, and Your Church magazines. She contributed to the book, Writing So Heaven Will Be Different (Write to Publish Conference) and Refresh by the Spirit, (Guideposts) She won a writing contest for the Paper Cottage sponsored by Smart Women products and has been a guest on Moody Radio’s Midday Connection, In addition she has taught writing at elementary schools, at the Write-On Southern Indiana Writers’ Conference, Glorieta Christian Writers conference and Write to Publish Conference. She currently lives with her husband in North Carolina and has four grown children and two grandchildren.
Elaine W. Miller is a popular author and speaker known for sharing biblical insights with warmth, enthusiasm, and humor.A Member of the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association, she has brought a splash of serenity to audiences for over 25 years. Elaine is the author of three books, Splashes of Serenity: Bathtime Reflections for Drained Moms, Splashes of Serenity: Bathtime Reflections for Drained Wives, and We All Married Idiots: Three Things You’ll Never Change About Your Marriage and Ten Things You Can. Her work is published in Sanctuary—A Devotional Bible for Women as well as several magazines.
Elaine and her husband, an ordained minister with the Christian and Missionary Alliance, have led many marriage retreats and counseled numerous hurting couples. They travel annually to Bosnia as a Pastoral Care Couple to missionaries there.
Residing in upstate New York, Elaine and Dan enjoy a beautiful life and ministry together. Three married children and eight grandchildren complete their joy.
A spunky, sometimes reluctant pastor’s wife of thirty-plus years, Jeanette Levellie has published numerous, articles, stories and columns. Jeanette grew up in Los Angeles and San Jose, California, and spent seven months in her freshman year of high school on the island of Saipan, in the Marianas chain of Micronesia.
As a former history/government teacher with an Associate’s degree in English, Jeanette enjoys speaking to church and civic groups, offering mirth and worth in every message. She is also a trained vocalist, has recorded two records with her family, and written several songs. Her hobbies include reading, cats, traveling, and finding ways to avoid housework.
Jeanette’s bi-weekly humor/inspirational column, God is Bigger, has been a popular feature in the Paris Beacon News since 2001.She writes twice a week for her blog, On Wings of Mirth and Worth, engaging her readers with every post, often giving away books and other prizes.
Sara Schaffer is a passionate follower of Jesus, wife and mom. With a BA and background in Music Education, Sara educates and entertains her audiences through inspirational speaking, writing and music. Currently she is a Substitute Teaching Leader for Bible Study Fellowship in Boulder, Colorado. Contact Sara to speak at your event or find her blog and music at: www.uptoknowgood.com.
Books by Sara: Up To Know Good: Daily Inspirations
When her husband of forty-five years died at the end of 1991, Elizabeth helped their daughter raise four young sons. Now at age eighty-seven, she still finds time to travel, visit her four adult children, ten grandchildren and “almost fourteen” young great-grandchildren. Elizabeth’s articles, poems, children’s stories and devotions have appeared in periodicals for some sixty years. Dare to Live is her first book… but Lord willing, not her last!
Books by Elizabeth: Dare to Live: Devotions for Those Over The Hill, Not Under It!
Twenty-five years ago, professional marriage and family counselor, Judith Rolfs’ colleagues urged her to send her written ideas on family life to a publisher. Weeks later, one of the largest Christian book publishers in the world sent her a contract for her first book.
Fourteen books have followed in every genre: children’s fantasy novels, how-to books for husbands and wives, moms and dads, devotionals and recently adult mystery thrillers.
Judith describes herself as “intrigued by ideas and fascinated by wholesome family life.” She’s appeared on television and radio programs across the United States. Her books have sold internationally; she’s even been published in Nigeria, Africa. Judith blogs at www.judithrolfs.blogspot.com
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