Authors of Faith Based Books

David Stoop

David Stoop, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in California. He received a master's in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary and a doctorate from the University of Southern California. He is the founder and director of the Center for Family Therapy, in Newport Beach, California. David is also an adjunct professor at Fuller Seminary and serves on the executive board of the American... learn more

Jennifer Strickland

Although women come to hear Jen Strickland speak because of her breadth of experience in the modeling industry, she is more than a former international model. Jen is grateful wife, blessed mom, inspired speaker, gifted teacher and natural writer, sent into the world with a message of God's love. Her journey to discovering the love of God was not a simple one; at times,... learn more

Angela Strong

Angela sold her first article to a national magazine while still in high school. She went on to study journalism at the University of Oregon and freelance for magazines such as Brio, Encounter, and Hopscotch. Her short story The Water Fight Professional was picked up for reprint by the New York State Testing Board to be used in over half-a-million tests. Angela's first... learn more

Jamie Sumner

Jamie Sumner is the author of the forthcoming, middle-grade novel, Roll with It. Her second and third middle-grade novels with Atheneum Books for Young Readers will be coming out in 2020 and 2021. She is also the author of the non-fiction book on motherhood, Unbound, and the forthcoming book, Keep On, Superhero, for parents of children with special needs. She's written for... learn more

Brian Sussman

Brian Sussman's broadcasting career began many years ago while he was attending the University of Missouri. Somehow he talked Bill Weaver, the wonderful station manager at KFRU-AM in Columbia, into letting him host overnight, from 1:00 to 5:00 a.m. Amazingly, upon graduation, that job led him to accepting a position managing the newsroom at KCBJ-TV (now KMIZ-TV), also in Columbia. He was the... learn more

Linda Thompson

Linda Thompson stepped back from a corporate career that spanned continents to write what she loves--stories of unstoppable faith. Her debut novel, The Plum Blooms in Winter, is an O.C.W. Cascade Award winner and a finalist for several 2019 awards: Christy and Carol Awards, plus the Independent Book Award in two categories. Linda writes from the sun-drenched Arizona desert, where she lives with... learn more

Dillon T. Thornton, Ph. D.

Dr. Dillon T. Thornton is the senior pastor of Faith Community Church (Florida). He has been in ministry over 16 years serving as a senior pastor, discipleship pastor, and student and children’s pastor. He has served on numerous mission teams around the world. Thornton holds a bachelor of arts degree from Leavell College, masters of divinity from Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, and... learn more

Shellie Tomlinson

Shellie enjoys entertaining and encouraging a wide range of audiences. Whether sharing her humorous slant on growing up southern in civic and educational settings, giving cooking demonstrations, or offering inspiring thoughts in church retreats and ladies’ seminars, Shellie’s talks are always full of laughs and motivation. Shellie and her husband, Phil, live in Lake Providence, Louisiana. They have two children and five grandchildren. Shellie... learn more

MaryLu Tyndall

Best-selling author MaryLu Tyndall dreamt of pirates and sea-faring adventures during her childhood days on Florida's Coast. With more than twenty-five books published, she makes no excuses for the spiritual themes embedded within her romantic adventures. Her hope is that readers will not only be entertained but will be brought closer to the Creator who loves them... learn more

Sarah Varland

Sarah Varland lives in the woods in Georgia with her husband John, their two boys, and their dogs. Her passion for books comes from her mom, her love for suspense comes from her dad who has spent a career in law enforcement. Her love for romance comes from the relationship she has with her husband and from watching too many chick flicks. When... learn more