Founded by New Zealander Geoff Blackwell, PQ Blackwell is an acclaimed creator and publisher of internationally bestselling illustrated books. Distinguished by its editorial excellence, design, and production quality, PQ Blackwell collaborates with some of the world’ s leading photographers and individuals, including Nelson Mandela.
Artist Christine Adolph combines her love of nature with global influences and historic elements to create a vast portfolio of sophisticated textures, patterns, and motifs that are featured on scrapbook and crafting kits, kitchen textiles, home décor, fabrics, stationery, and greeting cards. In high demand, her artwork has also been featured on the covers of many books and national magazines.
Darrell Bush paints a variety of subjects ranging from wildlife to landscapes, seascapes, and nostalgia. One element echoing through all of his art is the luminescent presence of light used to convey a mood and a story. Bush has been named among America's 12 most popular artists by four different national art publications. His work has appeared in numerous fine art shows and on many licensed products.
Dr. Tony Evans is founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, founder and president of The Urban Alternative, chaplain of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, and author of The Power of God’s Names, Victory in Spiritual Warfare, and many other books. The first African American to earn a doctorate of theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, he has been named one of the 12 Most Effective Preachers in the English Speaking World by Baylor University. His radio broadcast, The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, can be heard on more than 1,200 US outlets daily and in more than 130 countries.
Westleigh Wood is older than her sister by one minute and has never met a glitter glue project she didn’t like. She’s been creating and drawing and Pinteresting since her first unsolicited black marker wall in preschool.
Whitney Wood is all about sticky notes. She covered an entire feel in (and a few other ancillary accessories) with Bible verses and inspirational quotes written on hundreds of colorful sticky notes squares. She draws, paints, builds, and creates one-of-a-kind flower crowns for her friends.
Scoti Domeij’s passion is studying God’s Word. She is the author of Wrong Way, Jonah and Favorite Bible Heroes. She has written educational curriculum for children, teens and adults. Scoti contributed to Mommy Diaries and her articles have appeared in The New York Times,Contemporary Christian Music, Southwest Art, Single Adult Ministry Journal, Focus on the Family magazine and other parenting magazines. Scoti writes a monthly solo–parenting column in Colorado Springs Kids magazine.
Steve Russo is an internationally known communicator, bestselling author, featured speaker of the TV program 24/SEVEN and host of the nationally syndicated radio show Real Answers. Steve is also the cohost for Focus on the Family’s teen talk radio show, Life on the Edge Live! He is a professional drummer who speaks to thousands of youth and families each year in citywide events, schools, prisons, and churches.
Jack Hayford is the founding pastor of the Church On The Way in Van Nuys, California, and currently the chancellor of the King’s College and Seminary in Los Angeles. A bestselling author and songwriter, Pastor Hayford has penned more than four dozen books and 600 hymns and choruses, including “Majesty.” He and his wife, Anna, have four children and eleven grandchildren.
Christopher Ross, Michael's son, is a full-time student who enjoys gaming, basketball, adventure travel, and exploring the great outdoors. When he isn’t cracking the books or shooting hoops, he spends his time in the worlds of Minecraft. He lives in St. Charles, Missouri with his mom and dad.
Ellen Elliott is a gifted illustrator who enjoys working in a variety of mediums from acrylic and watercolor to collage and digital. Her work has been featured in several children’s books and gift products. An art graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, Ellen lives in Arkansas with her two well-behaved kids and a rude cat.
Dan Taylor is a preacher’s kid and a former youth pastor who’s been writing humor books and other products for Hallmark for more than 30 years. He helped launch Hallmark’s Shoebox brand of greeting cards, as well as the popular character “Maxine." As a husband, parent, church leader and, of course, greeting card writer, Dan has seen the funny side of just about everything.
Sandi Swiridoff is the “momager” of @Reagandoodle on Instagram. She and her husband, Eric, have two grown children and one famous fur-son (Reagan, of course). They are also very proud grandparents (one of their grandchildren being Little Buddy!). Besides spending time with her family, Sandi’s greatest joy is using her gift of photography to bring smiles and encouragement to others, while benefiting children in foster care.
Eric Johnson (MDiv) works with Mormonism Research Ministry
(www.mrm.org) and has written and coauthored several books, including Answering Mormons' Questions and Mormonism 101. He currently lives in
Sandy, Utah, with his wife and three daughters.
Bonnie Root, Tami's mom, has been in the kitchen since age 8, often making something delicious out of nothing special. She recently retired from being an early elementary educator to be a grandma nanny every day. Bonnie’s grandkids love joining her in the kitchen while she makes her next yummy, gluten-free creation for her daughter and family to enjoy.
Tami Dillon was diagnosed with celiac disease nearly 15 years ago when mainstream grocery stores didn’t carry gluten-free products and helpful information was scarce. Out of necessity, she has become an expert in how to live every day gluten-free. She has taught elementary school for 15 years and loves all things Disney. Tami lives in Oregon with her husband and two children.
Jane Johnson is a wife and mother who is filled with a passion to teach women of all ages how to study Scripture. By trade, she is an author, designer, and one of the leading family photographers on Maui. Jane lives on the island with her handsome husband and long-awaited miracle baby boy.
Crystal Stine encourages women to pursue holy hustle—a work-hard, rest-well lifestyle that chases faith instead of fame. Along with being a popular speaker, she is the author of Creative Basics, creator of the “Clarity Coaching” course, and editor of Craving Connection by the (in)courage team. Crystal lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and daughter.
Lenya Heitzig’s heart is to reach out to hurting people through tangible acts of love. She is the founder of Reload Love, a ministry which touches the lives of children affected by terrorism. Lenya also serves as the executive director of she Ministries at Calvary Church, pastored by her husband, Skip.
Speaker, author, and Emmy®-winning editor Jenny Randle has served in ministry and worked in the entertainment, publishing, and creative industries for more than fifteen years. With her unique personal story and creative, ninja-like ways, she inspires, encourages, and equips others to understand their God-given identity and purpose.
Jenny and her husband, Matt, founded Freedom Creatives, empoweringcreatives in the art of living a transformed life in Christ. They live in upstate New York with their two kids, where they enjoy strawberry gummies and spontaneous dance parties. For more information or creative inspiration, visit jennyrandle.com.
Melissa Cain Travis is a professor of apologetics at Houston Baptist University, a contributing writer for Christian Research Journal, and a homeschooling mom. The author of three books in the Young Defenders apologetics storybook series, she is dedicated to exploring the science, theology, and philosophy behind the origins debate.
Susie Crosby is an active blogger and an elementary-school PE teacher. She loves the beach, strong coffee, and the fun and meaningful ways Jesus works through people and words. Susie is also a wife and mom, and she resides in Seattle, Washington. Connect with her at SusieCrosby.com
Todd Hampson is an author, illustrator, and animation producer. In addition to founding Timbuktoons, LLC, an award-winning animation company, he has worked on projects for clients such as Phil Vischer, Life.Church, The Salvation Army, and Compassion International. Todd and his wife have three children and make their home in Georgia. www.toddhampson.com
Rhonda Stoppe, the No Regrets Woman, has mentored women for over two decades. Steve Stoppe has pastored First Baptist Church, Patterson, California for 19. After 37 years of marriage, they’re still head-over-heels and ready to share their secrets to building a no-regrets marriage. They’ve appeared on Focus on the Family and together write books, speak at marriage conferences and rescue troubled ministry marriages. They have four happily married children and 10 grandchildren. For more resources and videos, connect with the Stoppe's at: NoRegretsWoman.com.
Lauren Dungy is the bestselling author of You Can Be a Friend and Uncommon Marriage, a frequently sought-after speaker, and an early childhood educational specialist. She is vice president of the Dungy Family Foundation, an organization committed to strengthening families and helping individuals acquire needed life skills. In addition to being a foster parent with Tony, she works with several agencies in the Tampa Bay area to help raise awareness for the foster care system.
Tony Dungy is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Quiet Strength and Uncommon. He enjoyed a successful career in the National Football League, winning Super Bowls as a player and as a coach. Tony is involved in numerous charities, including the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and All Pro Dad. He and his wife, Lauren, are the parents of ten children. They are active in the foster parenting community, as both parents and advocates.
Tilly Dillehay holds a degree in journalism from Lipscomb University. In the past, she has been the editor of a weekly newspaper and of a lifestyle magazine, and now she serves as homemaker and mother to two little girls. She writes at www.justinandtilly.com and contributes occasionally to The Gospel Coalition. She is the host of The Green Workshop, an event for women on the subject of envy that is held at local churches. Tilly's husband, Justin, is a pastor in the small town east of Nashville where the family resides.
Debbie Taylor Williams is the author of seven books and a national keynote Bible teacher and speaker. Her P.R.A.Y. with Passion Across the Nation conference has been held in 35 states and simulcast internationally. She and her college sweetheart, Keith, live in the beautiful Texas Hill Country and are blessed with two children and five grandchildren.
Craig Hazen, PhDis the director of MA program in Christian Apologetics at Biola University. Author of the acclaimed novel Five Sacred Crossings, Craig is also an award-winning teacher and writer in the fields of apologetics, philosophy, and Christian life. He is a popular church and conference speaker worldwide, and a regular guest for radio and television commentary.
Bonnie Sparrman is an author, teacher, speaker, and nurse. She has worked as an OB nurse and Parent Educator in several different cities in the U.S. Her books include Meditations for Mom…Simple Reflections on Grace, Faith, and Motherhood and Baby Blessings…Gentle Words of Faith to Encourage Mothers of Newborns. Bonnie also teaches culinary classes and leads team building events for large multinational companies.
Steve Riach’s unparalleled passion for connecting the worlds of sports and faith has inspired his many successful film, book, and charitable projects. Steve is the founder and chairman of the Heart of a Champion Foundation, an organization dedicated to character development in students, and the One Heart Project, an outreach to incarcerated youth.
Carol Falb, loving wife, mother of four grown children, including Dawn, and grandmother to thirteen, spends her time helping others in the Amish community as a counselor as well as a delivery person for an Amish-owned florist. Carol once vowed she would never marry a farmer, but had to eat those words 43 years ago.
Dawn Stoltzfus, devoted wife and mother of four, has a passion for discovering creative ways to serve, healthy, quick, and good food to friends and family. Before becoming a full-time stay-at-home mom, she managed The Farmer’s Wife Market, a bakery, deli, and organic market outside of Washington, DC. www.DawnStoltzfus.com
Dr. Louis Markos, Professor in English and Scholar in Residence at Houston Baptist University, is the author of 17 books, including Apologetics for the 21st Century. He has delivered hundreds of lectures worldwide on topics such as apologetics, classical Christian education, C. S. Lewis, and Dante, and is known for his ability to make complex topics easy and enjoyable to learn.
Becky List-Bergeron is a professional artist and designer. She graduated, with honors, from Savannah College of Art & Design, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Painting and Illustration. Becky lives in Colorado with her two sons, Caedmen and Eli.
Ted Kluck is an award-winning writer whose work has appeared in ESPN the Magazine, USA Today, and ESPN.com. He’s the author of several books, including Why We’re Not Emergent: By Two Guys Who Should Be, coauthored with Kevin DeYoung. Ted lives in Tennessee with his wife Kristin and their two sons, Tristan and Maxim. www.tedkluck.com
Dr. Mark W. Baker is licensed as a clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist and is the executive director of La Vie Counseling Centers in Southern California. He is a bestselling author and his books include Jesus, The Greatest Therapist Who Ever Lived and Spiritual Wisdom for a Happier Life.
Debra Fileta is a licensed professional counselor and the author of True Love Dates. A passionate speaker, she challenges people to have a psychologically and spiritually healthy approach to relationships. Debra and her husband, John, have been happily married for more than a decade and have three beautiful children.
Elisa Pulliam is the author of Meet the New You and founder of the ministry More to Be. She is a certified life coach, mentor, and speaker who is passionate about inspiring women to experience a fresh encounter with God for the sake of impacting the next generation. Elisa and her husband, Stephen, savor life together with their four children.
Dawn Camp is a camera-toting, homeschooling mother of eight children and the editor of The Heart of Marriage, The Gift of Friendship, and The Beauty of Grace. She writes for (in)courage and blogs about family, faith, and Photoshop at MyHomeSweetHomeOnline.net. Dawn and her family live in Atlanta, Georgia.
Joel Fitzpatrick has served as an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America with a focus on youth and family. He received his MDiv from Westminster Seminary California. Joel lives in southern California with his wife of 16 years and their two children.
KariAnne Wood writes the award-winning lifestyle blog Thistlewood Farms, a tiny corner of the internet where all the stories and DIY's hang out and drink sweet tea. She also writes, photographs, and styles for several national magazines including Better Homes and Gardens Christmas Ideas, Country Women, and Flea Market Décor.
Don Hicks has over 50 years of hunting experience and is the author of Real Moments of Truth: Stories from a Hunter’s Heart. In addition, he’s a pastor, evangelist, and the National Director of Prayer for COFA (Christian Outdoor Fellowship of America). Don lives in rural Indiana with his wife, Doris.
Lee Nienhuis is a passionate Bible teacher whose love for the Lord and the Word is contagious. She is an area coordinator for Moms in Prayer International and a sought-after speaker who shares a dynamic vision for the next generation of Christ followers. Lee and her farmer-husband, Mike, have four kids and live on four acres of grass in West Michigan.
Jessica Thompson has authored or coauthored several books, including the bestseller Give Them Grace. A popular conference speaker and guest blogger, Jessica resides in southern California with her husband of 21 years and her three teenage children.
Ricky Temple is a gifted and practical communicator. He is known around the country as a creative leader and sought-after speaker and coach. He presently serves as pastor of Overcoming by Faith, a nondenominational church of nearly 4000 members in Savannah, Georgia. He and his wife, Diane, have been married almost 30 years and have two adult children.
Robert L. Saucy, Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Biola University in La Mirada, California, is the author of The Church in God’s Program. With Neil T. Anderson, he has coauthored Unleashing God’s Power in You.
Glynnis Whitwer is on staff with Proverbs 31 Ministries, a speaker at special events and women’s retreats across the country, and the author of work@home: A Practical Guide for Women Who Want to Work from Home. She and her husband, Tod, both work from their home in Arizona where they raise their five children.
Kim Atchley is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in numerous publications including Hometown News and Prime Years for which she did a series on Hospice and on the “sandwich generation.” For four years she was a columnist and feature writer for the Spartanburg Herald Journal. She and husband, Ryan, have three children. Kim was primary caregiver for both her parents during their battles with cancer.
Candy Arrington's writing provides biblical insights and practical advice, often on tough topics. Her publishing credits include hundreds of articles in periodicals such as Focus on the Family, Today's Christian Woman, Marriage Partnership, Encounter, Pray, and The Lookout,and her stories have appeared in the Chicken Soup and Cup of Comfort series. Additionally, she is coauthor of Aftershock: Help, Hope, and Healing in the Wake of Suicide. Candy and her husband, Jim, are parents of two young adults and serve as primary caregivers for Candy's mother.
David Marshall is the founder and director of the Kuai Mu Institute for Christianity and World Cultures, and the author of four books, including The Truth About Jesus and the "Lost Gospels," as well as Why the Jesus Seminar Can’t Find Jesus and Grandma Marshall Could. David and his family live near Seattle, Washington.
Gary Thomas is writer in residence at Second Baptist Church in Houston. His many books include Sacred Marriage (more than 400,000 copies sold), Sacred Pathways, and Pure Pleasure. Gary has a master's degree from Regent College and an honorary doctorate from Western Seminary, where he serves on the adjunct faculty. He is in demand around the world as a speaker on spiritual growth.
Lisa Hall is a passionate patient advocate as a result of her nearly ten-year search for correct diagnosis and treatment for her medical condition. She is also the author of Taking Charge of Your Own Health. Her professional experience is in human resources (MS in industrial relations), and she now works as a corporate trainer. An avid runner, she just completed her first half-marathon. Lisa makes her home in Alabama.
Anne Paulk is a popular author and speaker on homosexual issues. Anne has been interviewed on Oprah Winfrey, Good Morning America, and The 700 Club, in People and Newsweek magazines, and on numerous radio stations. She is a key founder, board member, and the Network Coordinator of Restored Hope Network, a coalition of ministries helping men and women leave the homosexual life in obedience to God. Anne and her three boys live in the Pacific Northwest.
Kaye Dacus, author of Ransome’s Honor has a BA in English, with a minor in history, and an MA in writing popular fiction. Her love of the Regency era started with Jane Austen. Her passion for literature and for history come together to shape her creative, well-researched, and engaging writing.
J. Stephen Lang is a bestselling author who has written more than 30 books, with more than 1.7 million copies sold—including The Complete Book of Bible Trivia and 1,001 Things You Always Wanted to Know About the Bible. He is a regular contributor to Discipleship Journal, Today’s Christian, and other magazines. Stephen holds degrees in religion and communication.
Marie Shropshire portrays with insightful accuracy the deepest feelings that penetrate our hearts in times of turmoil. A gifted writer, she is also the author of In Touch with God (more than 145,000 copies sold) and God Whispers in the Night.
H. Dale Burke, author and founder of Dale Burke Leadership is a sought–after speaker who communicates with enthusiasm, relevance and a touch of humor as he addresses the practical issues of life and leadership. Dale has 30 plus years of pastoral leadership experience, including 15 years as senior pastor of a 6000 member congregation in Fullerton, CA. He now serves pastors, churches and organizations with coaching, consulting and leadership development seminars through Dale Burke Leadership. He has authored four books including the award-winning How to Lead and Still Have a Life and his newest 2007 release, Take Back Your Life!
Amy Givler, M.D., a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Comprehensive Care at Louisiana State University Medical Center. She writes a regular medical column for HomeLife magazine. She and her husband, Don, also a family physician, have three children and live in Monroe, Louisiana.
Jonathan Fann is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. He serves as a chaplain in the United States Army Reserves and previously worked as a hospital and hospice chaplain. Jonathan and his wife, Heather, are the parents of two children, now both in heaven, and a daughter, Madison. The couple live in Missouri where they direct a support group (www.MEND.org) for individuals who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.
Lisa Hughes has been writing Bible studies for women for nearly 20 years, and she loves to encourage women to study God’s Word. She and her husband, Jack, have three nearly grown children and live in Burbank, CA, where Jack is the pastor of Calvary Bible Church.
James Randall Robison works with his parents, James and Betty Robison, at Life Outreach International, where he writes and produces for the Life Today television program. Randy and his wife, Debbie, are graduates of Oral Roberts University and are raising their four children in Texas.
Dr Scott Uloth is Board certified in both Geriatrics and Family Medicine and maintains an active practice in Indiana. He also serves as a clinical instructor for Midwestern University and the Indiana University School of Medicine. He lives with his wife and family in southern Indiana.
Dr. Joe Klemczewski has multiple degrees in physical and health sciences including a doctorate in health education. In addition, Dr. Joe is a professional bodybuilder and serves as nutritionist to the world’s top bodybuilders and figure models. He contributes regularly to several national health and fitness magazines. He lives with his wife and children in Indiana.
Dr. Geoffrey Simmons has studied the human body and evolutionary theory for more than 40 years. He received his M.D. in 1969 and now practices medicine in Oregon. In 2006 he became a senior fellow of the Discovery Institute. A director of Physicians and Surgeons for Scientific Integrity, Dr. Simmons has authored nine books, including What Darwin Didn’t Know and Billions of Missing Links.
Tony Coffey has been ministering to a community of Christians in Dublin, Ireland for more than 30 years. As an evangelist, he conducts missions in Europe and North America, and has served in India for nearly 20 years. He is married and has three children.
David Teems, author of To Love Is Christ, has been active in music for 25 years. He’s recorded seven albums and worked with many artists, including the Gaithers and Mylon LeFevre. He currently performs with Anxious Heart, a worship band based in Nashville. His passion is writing, so adding author to his repertoire was a natural. David, his wife, Benita, and their Dalmatian, Sophie, live in Tennessee. www.davidteems.com
Phil and Amy Parham, authors of The 90-Day Fitness Challenge and The 90-Day Fitness Challenge DVD, were contestants on Season 6 of NBC’s The Biggest Loser. Over a seven-month period, they recorded the highest percentage of weight loss of any couple in the program’s history. Married for more than 20 years, Phil and Amy live in South Carolina with their three boys, Austin, Pearson, and Rhett.
An author and a corporate presenter for 20 years, David Rich is one of fewer than 500 Certified Speaking Professionals in the world. When he was challenged to look at the Bible in a fresh way a number of years ago, it renewed his spiritual life and led to the writing of 7 Biblical Truths You Won’t Hear in Church. Through GraceCamp Ministries, David now shares the wonderful truths of the Word at retreats and Christian forums in addition to his corporate speaking.
Mary DeMuth is a writer and speaker who loves to help people live re-storied lives. Author of more than 30 books, including parenting books, Southern fiction, and a memoir entitled Thin Places, Mary speaks around the country and the world. She is the wife of Patrick and the mom of three adult children.
Gary Stewart is a military chaplain serving with the U.S. Marine Corps. Beyond his theological training (M.Div., Th.M., D.Min), he holds an M.A. in ethics and cultural studies. Gary is the author, coauthor, and/or editor of numerous books and articles on culture and theology.
Timothy Demy is a military chaplain with 20 years experience, having served in the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. In addition to his theological training (Th.M., Th.D., Ph.D. (cand.)), Tim holds graduate degrees in European history, human development, and strategy and national security studies. He is the author, coauthor, and/or editor of numerous books and journal articles on social issues, ethics, and theology.
Jessica Blanchard is a graphic designer and a stay-at-home mom. She is a graduate of James Madison University and has also studied at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. She currently lives near Washington, DC with her husband and two young children. See more of her work at www.jessicablanchard.com.
Danielle Hitchen is a writer and the founder of Catechesis Books, a publishing company dedicated to building out a collection of biblical and theological resources for babies, toddlers, and preschools. A graduate of the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University, Danielle lives with her husband and two young children in northern Virginia. www.catechesisbooks.com
Lindsay Hopkins is an artist and illustrator. Her inspiring art prints, colorful stationery, and fun hand-painted canvases are offered through her company, Pen & Paint. Her art is also featured on licensed products from Pictura USA, Papyrus, Workman Publishing, and other companies. Lindsay is the proud mom of three. Visit her at www.pen-and-paint.com.
Vonette Bright is an award-winning communicator, founder of Women Today, and cofounder of Campus Crusade for Christ International with her late husband, Dr. Bill Bright. A respected leader, sought after speaker, popular author, and well-known radio host, Vonette is committed to sharing God’s powerful truth with women all over the world.
Ginger Garrett is the author of the popular novel Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther, nominated for the 2006 Christian Book Award, and Dark Hour. An expert in ancient women's history, Ginger creates novels and nonfiction resources that explore the lives of historical women. She is a frequent, popular guest on radio and television programs across the country.
Mary Whelchel is the founder and host of The Christian Working Woman radio program broadcast over 500 stations nationwide and internationally. She is the director of women’s ministries at The Moody Church in Chicago, a popular speaker, and the author of numerous books including How to Thrive from 9 to 5 and Soaring on High: Spiritual Insights from the Life of an Eagle.
One of the NFL’s finest athletes at his position, Josh Bidwell was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1999 and signed with Tampa Bay as a free agent in 2004. His 44–yard punting average as a Buccaneer is tops in team history. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2005.
Emir Caner was disowned by his devout Muslim father, a mosque leader, when he believed in Christ during high school. He studied history and Christian theology, earning a PhD in history (University of Texas at Arlington) and eventually becoming dean at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He now serves as president of Truett–McConnell College in Georgia. Coauthor of the Truth About Islam Series, the bestselling Unveiling Islam, and numerous other books, Emir travels worldwide and makes many media appearances to speak about Jesus Christ.
Michelle Borquez is a motivational speaker, founder and president of God Crazy Ministries, and founder of Shine Magazine. Currently she hosts I–Life TV’s SHINE with Michelle Borquez. Michelle authored God Crazy, coauthored Live, Laugh, Love Again, and worked as a consultant with many organizations, including the American Association of Christian Counselors and INJOY. The mother of four, Michelle and her family live in Tennessee.
Erin Keeley Marshall has been immersed in the book publishing industry for years. She has served as an editor, product development specialist, and writer. Her devotional material has been featured in Revolve Devotional Bible, Becoming 2008, and many other projects.
T. Suzanne Eller and her husband, Richard, live in Oklahoma and are parents of three twentysomething children. A speaker and writer, Suzanne is active in youth and young–adult/career ministry. In addition to authoring the groundbreaking book The Mom I Want to Be to help moms leave behind the baggage of the past and build a great future for their kids, Suzanne also contributes to a variety of magazines, including Guideposts, Today’s Christian Woman, and Focus on the Family.
Bonnie Keen, a founding member of the award–winning trio First Call, now performs as a solo artist. She has also authored A Ladder out of Depression, and she speaks at churches and conferences throughout North America on experiencing God’s love and healing in the midst of painful situations, depression, and divorce.
Cindy Dagnan is a writer and a popular speaker at national conferences, retreats, and marriage seminars. She is the author of five books including Who Got Peanut Butter on My Daily Planner? and The Chocolate Side of Life, and has also written numerous articles in such publications as Focus on the Family, Today’s Christian Woman, and Hearts at Home. Cindy and her husband are the proud parents of four daughters.
Preston Parrish has served in key leadership roles with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and other evangelical ministries for three decades and is an ordained minister. He and his wife, Glenda, have four children and reside in North Carolina.
A career biology instructor, Kenneth Poppe holds a doctorate in education and taught in secondary schools for more than 25 years. He is now senior consultant with the International Foundation for Science Education by Design. In addition to working in teacher education and assisting in DNA research of stream ecology, he has authored Reclaiming Science from Darwinism.
Chris Tomlinson, a graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy and the UCLA Anderson School of Business, is a businessman and writer who desires to see people realize the beauty and joy of knowing Jesus. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, Anna. You can visit him online at www.cravesomethingmore.org.
Marla Taviano is a gifted communicator with a passion for writing and reaching young women with God’s truth. She is the author of Is That All He Thinks About? and From Blushing Bride to Wedded Wife, as well as four books for McGraw–Hill, America’s leading educational publisher. She and her husband, Gabe, have three young daughters.
Kerby Anderson hosts the radio talk show Point of View and is the national director of Probe Ministries. The author of several books, including Making the Most of Your Money in Tough Times and A Biblical Point of View on Spiritual Warfare, he is a frequent guest on programs such as Prime Time America, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Focus on the Family, and The 700 Club. He is a visiting professor at Dallas Theological Seminary.
Terry James is the general editor and author of multiple books on Bible prophecy and is a popular speaker on the end times. He is a member of the Pre-Trib Research Center, a group that studies Bible prophecy and was founded by Dr. Tim LaHaye. Terry and his wife, Margaret, have two sons and reside in Arkansas.
Craig Parshall is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the National Religious Broadcasters Association, and the author of six legal–suspense novels: the five books in the Chambers of Justice series, and the stand–alone Trial by Ordeal. He speaks nationally on legal and Christian worldview issues and is a magazine columnist. He has coauthored five books with his wife, Janet, including the historical novels Crown of Fire and Captives and Kings.