Authors of Faith Based Books

Jonathan Sandys

Jonathan Sandys, a great-grandson of Britain's wartime Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, is an international public speaker on the life and times of his illustrious relative and the impact Sir Winston still has on the world today Now living in Houston, Texas, Jonathan travels worldwide offering speeches to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. He can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Linked In,... learn more

Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs

Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs are authors, speakers, counselors, and partners all over again.  Their writings include the well-known book “I Do Again,”  their 30 year story of marriage, betrayal, infidelity, divorce, emotional damage and scarring, forgiveness, restoration, trust, and re-marriage. This remarkable and life-changing story has been featured on The Today Show, I Am Second, Focus on the Family, Family Life with Dennis Rainey,... learn more

Lauren Scruggs

In December 2011, Lauren (“LoLo”) Scruggs, a 23-year-old fashion journalist, suffered a sudden injury that made headlines around the world. She had been on a short flight to look at Christmas lights and, upon exiting the small plane, was hit by the still-moving propeller blade. A frantic 911 call, several major surgeries, and thousands of prayers later: Lauren lived. But she lost her... learn more

Craig Selness

Craig was born and raised in Minnesota before moving to California in 1979. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1976, his M. Div. from Bethel Seminary in 1979, an M.A. in Pastoral Counseling from Santa Clara University in 1982, and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1985. Craig served as the assistant pastor of Willow Glen Baptist... learn more

Laurie Polich Short

Laurie is a speaker, author, and associate pastor of Ocean Hills Covenant Church (www.oceanhills.org). She speaks at youth conferences, women's conferences, colleges and churches around the country. She is also a speaker for Compassion International. Laurie is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary, and the author of several books. Finding Faith in the Dark was published by Zondervan in August 2014. Highlighting Laurie's own journey,... learn more

Clarence Shuler

Clarence Shuler (Denver Institute of Urban Studies, Ph.D.; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div.; Covenant College, B.A.; Moody Bible Institute) is the President/CEO of BLR: Building Lasting Relationships, which conducts marriage, singles, men’s, parenting, and Biblical diversity seminars throughout the United States and internationally. Clarence does professional cross-cultural consulting for faith-based and secular organizations such as the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Army, the... learn more

Fred Sievert

Fred Sievert had a long and successful career, retiring in 2007 as the president of New York Life Insurance Company (a Fortune 100 corporation). He now describes his business career as mere prologue to his current Christian calling. That calling is to impact the lives of people in need of God’s grace by telling stories of life-changing encounters with a living God. Those stories... learn more

Sandy Silverthorne

Sandy Silverthorne has been writing and illustrating books since 1988 and currently has over 500,000 copies in print. His award-winning Great Bible Adventure children’s series with Harvest House sold over 170,000 copies and was distributed in eight languages worldwide. He’s written and illustrated over thirty books and has worked with such diverse clients as Universal Studios Tour, Doubleday Publishers, Zondervan, Penguin Publishing, The... learn more

Scotty Smith

Scotty Smith, a native of Graham, North Carolina, is a graduate of The University of North Carolina, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Covenant Theological Seminary (D. Min). After planting and pastoring Christ Community Church, Franklin, TN, for 26 years, Scotty assumed a position on the pastoral staff of West End Community Church, as Teacher in Residence. He also serves as adjunct faculty for Covenant... learn more

Cassandra Soars

Cassandra Soars has published various national magazine articles on a range of topics, including life in Mozambique, Africa, where she lived for five years. She is also the author of Love Like Fire: The Story of Heidi Baker (Charisma House, 2016). She has a master of fine arts in creative nonfiction from the University of Pittsburgh. She also earned a master’s... learn more