Tag Archives: Christians Read

The Las Vegas Massacre

Last night, 59 people died and over 515 were injured in a terrorist attack in Las Vegas. Hospitals are overwhelmed, first responders are overwhelmed and people there and distant observers are overwhelmed.   Bodies are still being removed, and some … Continue reading

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In the Mood for Something Different? by Lyn Cote

  Are you in the mood for a bit of Christmas? Or will you be? Lyn Cote here-I’m so happy to be joining the other amazing authors here at Christian Reads! And I’m excited about a new project. I am … Continue reading

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Dealing with Fear by Louise M. Gouge

  Louise M. Gouge Deals with Fear…   Not the nervous feelings I would get while waiting for a job interview or the shakiness I used to feel before singing a solo in church. Not even the raw fear of … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Books by Nancy J. Farrier

One of my favorite activities is reading. I love books in almost any genre: romance, suspense, thriller, young adult, fantasy – and the list goes on. I keep track of what I’ve read every year. I decided to look back … Continue reading

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How Do I Come Up with My Stories by Margaret Daley

How Do I Come Up with My Stories By Margaret Daley One of the questions I’ve been asked by readers is how I come up with a new story. Honestly, there are times I really don’t know how. Something just … Continue reading

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Picture Your Story by Yvonne Lehman

Do you have a story to tell? Perhaps a book you’d like to write?   There’s a saying that a picture is worth a thousand words.   However, with a thousand words you can write The Lord’s Prayer, The Preamble … Continue reading

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TSTL Syndrome by Kristen Heitzmann

    We’ve all experienced it, that TSTL moment in a story when everything has been going along just right. The character’s traits have been demonstrated: strength, courage, intelligence, maybe a little pluck, arrogance, or sarcasm to keep it fun, … Continue reading

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The Christmas Spirit by Vicki Hinze

The Christmas Spirit I’m hearing from many of you that you’re having trouble finding the Christmas Spirit this year. I understand your notes far better than I wish I did. Yet the Christmas Spirit lives; I know it. You do, … Continue reading

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Evil Spellcheck by Kristen Heitzmann

Recently I read an article about people incorrectly pluralizing names. The gist of it was that people are using apostrophes when they want to talk about the Watsons. When this editor explains that it’s wrong to write Watson’s to indicate … Continue reading

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Gratitude by Kristen Heitzmann

There were these ten lepers who cried out to Jesus for mercy. It hurts to imagine people being eaten away by such a horrible disease. We can see them hollering for the kind of mercy a renowned healer could give. Jesus said, … Continue reading

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American Christian Fiction Writers October 2016 New Releases

  October 2016 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Biblical Fiction: Providence: Hannah’s Journey by Barbara M. Britton — When the prophet of Israel refuses to heal her, Hannah … Continue reading

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A New Adventure

Hey friends! I’m so excited to share that this is release week for TARGETED FOR MURDER, the first book in my new WILDERNESS, INC. series set in the Wild Rogue Wilderness of southwest Oregon. You should know by now that … Continue reading

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Against Fear and Worry by Kristen Heitzmann

  How easy is it to be overwhelmed by the challenges we face, to have our hopes unmet and our fears realized? We all have things we feel called to, yet not all bear the fruit we expected and desired. … Continue reading

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Song and Story by Kristen Heitzmann

A while back, I threw out to my Facebook friends that I needed a certain type of song for a scene in my story. The response was amazing. (Huge bonus: checking out all the artists I haven’t heard and remembering goodies … Continue reading

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And Every Gain Divine by Kristen Heitzmann

Over Independence Day, I posted a less known verse from “America the Beautiful” because it resonated when we sang the song in church. Since then the words have continued to work in me, so I thought we could discuss it … Continue reading

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