A Chat with Author Julie Lavender

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Greetings from Sarah Sundin in California! Our Christmas tree is up and the decorations are finding their way from boxes to shelves. Since we’re expecting our first grandchild in a matter of weeks, I thoroughly enjoyed today’s interview with Julie Lavender, a former teacher and Navy wife, and currently an author with a special focus on children. Welcome, Julie! Please tell us about your book, Children’s Bible Stories for Bedtime. Children’s Bible Stories for Bedtime features 52 best-loved children’s Bible stories filled with dreamy illustrations and timeless faith messages. Each story ends with simple reflections and a prayer. Children learn…

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A Chat with Author Sandra Glahn

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Hello Readers. Davalynn Spencer here visiting with author Sandra Glahn about life as a Bible-study writer. Sandra, please give us a brief overview of your recent release. Latte with Luke (AMG), number twelve in the Coffee Cup Bible Study series, considers the humanity of Jesus. Luke, more than the other Gospel writers, presents Jesus as caring about the outsider. In Latte with Luke, readers see Jesus’s focus and consider their own response to people on the margins. What inspired you to write this book? I love writing Bible studies that include history and archeology to help readers understand the contexts…

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A Chat with Author Yvonne M. Morgan

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Greetings from Sarah Sundin in California! Today I have the pleasure of interviewing one of our newest CAN members, Yvonne M. Morgan, who writes both nonfiction and children’s books. Welcome, Yvonne! Please tell us about your book, Finding Faith, Hope, and Love in a Broken World. We live in a broken, sin-filled world that desperately needs Christ. Many people desperately search in all the wrong places to fill the void. As Christians, we have what they seek. Our faith, hope, and love can be a beacon in the darkness that guides them to Christ. What inspired you to write this…

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A Chat with Author Julie Zine Coleman

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Greetings from Sarah Sundin in California! Today I have the joy of interviewing one of our newest CAN members, nonfiction author and Bible scholar Julie Zine Coleman. Julie is sharing about her latest book, which was named the Nonfiction Book of the Year in 2022 by the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association! Welcome, Julie! Please tell us about your book, On Purpose: Understanding God’s Freedom for Women through Scripture. Many Christian women are torn between how the church has taught traditional gender roles and the liberty they have in secular society. But what if the church’s teachings on women aren’t…

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A Chat with Author Linda Kozar

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Welcome readers – Davalynn Spencer here with an enlightening interview from author Linda Kozar. Linda, give us the preview for your featured book, Sweet Tea for the Soul. These Southern winks of contentment are just downright comforting! This 90-day devotional features truthful and whimsical reflections on what truly matters. Each devotion will bring your heart to a quiet, slowed-down pace and be a reminder of God’s calming, down-home peace in the midst of your busy life. How did you come up with the idea this book? These devotions were distilled from my daily Bible studies I do with the Lord….

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A Chat with Author Cheri Strange

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Greetings from Davalynn Spencer in Colorful Colorado. Please join me today in welcoming author Cheri Strange. Cheri, please give us an overview of your book, Can You See Me, Now? Good News for the Lonely, Left Out & Less Than. Can You See Me, Now? is for any woman who has ever been left out of the group, felt alone, or insignificant, and it offers a biblical path forward. It’s a 75-day journey toward genuine transformation with a guide and a personal plan to help you experience it. The title draws me in. Why did you write this book? The…

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A Chat with Author Linda Rooks

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Greetings from Marti Pieper in (as I write this) nearly flooded Seneca, South Carolina. I’m delighted to share this interview with author Linda Rooks today, in part because her new book sounds exciting and in part because she’s a dear friend. I served with Linda on the leadership team of Word Weavers Orlando during my years in Florida. I know you’ll enjoy reading about her and how God is using her writing! Welcome, Linda! Please tell us about your book. Pieces of Dark, Pieces of Light spans two continents to weave together a captivating international suspense thriller in which family…

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A Chat with Author Mary Alford

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Greetings from Sarah Sundin in sizzling hot California! Today I have the joy of interviewing Mary Alford, one of our newest CAN members and a USA Today bestselling author of romantic suspense! Welcome, Mary! Please tell us about your book Among the Innocent. When she was sixteen years old, Leah Miller lost everything when her entire Amish family was murdered in front of her. Now, their decade’s old murder case is about to turn red hot when the true killer returns to Amish country to claim his final victim. Leah. Intriguing! What inspired you to write this book? I wanted…

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A Chat with Author Patricia Bradley

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Summery greetings from Colorado. Davalynn Spencer here, with our guest author today, Patricia Bradley. Welcome, Patricia. Please give us a brief sketch of your featured book, Deception –Natchez Trace Park Rangers, Book 4. When ISB Ranger Madison Thorn arrives in Natchez to investigate a white-collar scheme, she has no idea she will be thrown back into the violent crimes division–or that it will get so personal. She’ll have to work with her childhood enemy-turned-handsome charmer to unravel the clues before it’s too late. Sounds exciting, Patricia. What inspired you to write this book for your series? Deception is the fourth…

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A Chat with Author Tez Brooks

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Greetings from Sarah Sundin in California! Today I have the honor of interviewing one of our newest members of CAN, Tez Brooks, an award-winning author of nonfiction. Welcome, Tez! Please tell us about your book Debriefing: Meditations of Hope for Those Who Protect and Serve. The role of first responders is stressful. But God is with them, both in remarkable events and insignificant moments of their job and home life. Debriefing helps first responders focus on the Lord and the vital position God has placed them, so they can approach the day encouraged and filled with hope. That sounds fantastic!…

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