COLLABORATORS

Marcus Brotherton
Marcus Brotherton

Marcus Brotherton is a journalist and professional writer known internationally for his literary collaborations with high-profile public figures, humanitarians, inspirational leaders, and military personnel. He has authored or co-authored more than 25 books, including biographies and directive non-fiction. Notable works include We Who Are Alive and Remain, which reached No. 28 on the New York Times extended bestsellers list, A Company of Heroes, which... learn more

Denise George
Denise George

Denise George is author of 25 books and more than 1500 articles in magazines like Redbook, Essence, Guideposts, Decision, Christianity Today, and many others. She teaches "The Writing Minister" at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University. This 13-week, one-semester class teaches future pastors, ministers, missionaries, and other Christian workers to expand their ministries through the written, published word. Denise is also the co-founder and... learn more

Cristobal Krusen
Cristobal Krusen

Cristóbal began his filmmaking career in New York City in 1976 after receiving his BFA in Film and Television from New York University. In the years that followed, he worked as a script reader, film editor, writer, and finally director/producer. Krusen later attended the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California where he received his MFA in Film Directing. Among his credits... learn more

Beth Lueders
Beth Lueders

Growing up in rural southeast Nebraska, Beth honed her ability to imagine and write through a stockpile of books and magazines. Her family lived 60 miles from the nearest mall and could only get CBS on television, so Beth learned to explore the world through reading and writing. A 1981 journalism and agriculture honors graduate of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Beth skipped writing... learn more

James Pence
James Pence

James H. (Jim) Pence is a full-time speaker, singer, chalk artist, writer, and editor, living in North Texas. Jim turned to writing in 1988 as a helpful means of expression after the death of his baby daughter Michelle. Eight years later, Dallas Seminary's Kindred Spirit published "A Road Not Chosen," Jim's narrative account of his and his wife's experience. Jim's biggest book is the... learn more

Bob Welch
Bob Welch

Bob Welch is a speaker, author, award-winning columnist and teacher. He has served as an adjunct professor of journalism at the University of Oregon in Eugene. He has keynoted conferences, workshops and retreats across America, tugging at hearts and tickling funny bones. Among his speaking highlights was being asked to keynote the dedication ceremony at the Massachusetts Statehouse for a plaque honoring WWII nurse... learn more

Mike Yorkey
Mike Yorkey

Mike Yorkey is an author, editor and speaker who has written or co-written over 75 books. He loves what he does. He gets to play with words all day. Research interesting topics. Tell fascinating stories. Bring characters to life. Create. He's been writing for a living for more than 25 years after getting his start at a small weekly newspaper at the California ski... learn more