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I'm the first to tell you there are lots of great reasons to self-publish, and I've talked about the subject several times here at the Christian Writer's Den, but... Read more »
I can't believe it, but fall is here and like it or not, that means it's only weeks until we'll be officially in the holiday season. It's supposed to be a time of joy and love and family togetherness. But it can be a difficult time for many. Read more »
I've come to learn--and I'm sure you have, too--that this speaking and writing stuff consists of so much more than speaking and writing. When I first felt called to such a ministry, I dreamed of sitting at my desk, writing life-changing books, messages, and devotions, and then sharing those written words from the stage. I never envisioned the hours and energy I would spend getting those words out to those who needed to hear. Read more »
In our desire to serve and minister to others, itâ€™s easy to simply say, â€śTrust God and itâ€™ll all work outâ€ť or â€śEverything will be fineâ€ť or â€śPraise Him even when youâ€™re struggling.â€ť Iâ€™ve said those very things myself to people in my effort to encourage them. And yes, I believe they are absolutely true statements. Read more »
But one of the things I love the most about Yvonne is her often-stated goal, "To reach millions for Jesus in my lifetime." Wow. Can you see why I'm excited about sharing her latest book with you? Read more »
Let's be honest . . . As writers and speakers, it's often about us, about our successes, or lack of. It's about acceptances and rejections, Followers and Friends, events, books, and sales. Read more »
Cleveland, SCOctober 17, 2015Beulah United Methodist Church Women's Retreat
Ridgecrest, NCOctober 18 - October 22, 2015Blue Ridge Christian Novelist Retreat
Spartanburg, SCNovember 5, 2015Ladies First Thursday, First Baptist Church
Greenwood, SCDecember 4, 2015South Greenwood Penecostal Holiness Church Women's Event
Greenville, SCDecember 8, 2015W.I.R.E. South Carolina Women Involved in Rural Electrification
Memphis, TNFebruary 6, 2016First Evangelical Church Women's Luncheon
The Cove, Asheville, NCFebruary 19 - February 21, 2016Writers Boot Camp
Carson Springs Conference Center, Newport, TNApril 8 - April 10, 2016LIFT Women's Retreat, Pathways Church
Universal City, TXApril 15 - April 16, 2016First Baptist Church Women's Event
Ridgecrest, NCMay 22 - May 26, 2016Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference
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University of North Texas, retired
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Director, Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference
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Deaconess of Women’s Ministry
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