Announcing my next book : Big Time Rush!

I’m excited to announce the publication of my 2 newest books for children! I’ll give them each their proper due by announcing them separately. Look for the other book's announcement in a few days! You'll love it! ** Big Time Rush—Beacon Biography This is a 32-page chapter book that is full-color, library-bound and gorgeous! As... Continue Reading →

Steven Curtis Chapman, Chris Tomlin, Twila Paris Share Views of Contemporary Christian Music

  “Contemporary Christian music lacks depth. The words repeat too many times.”   “I don’t like contemporary Christian music at all. It’s too fast and too loud.”   “Contemporary Christian music is all I listen to and I listen to a lot of different artists.”   ** If there is one subject the evangelistic Church... Continue Reading →

Ossian Church of the Nazarene Moves Into the Future

** In December 2012 the editor of the Bluffton News-Banner asked me to begin a weekly column of stories about churches in Wells County (IN). It’s been a delight talking with pastors from the 65 (yes 65!) churches in this county. Since talking with Pastor Bob Miller of the Ossian Church of the Nazarene, I’ve... Continue Reading →

Interview with Christian band Third Day’s David Carr

As a Features reporter I have the opportunity to interview musical groups to come to the Fort Wayne (IN) area. Here is a story for the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel newspaper with David Carr from the well-established and totally-sold-out-to-God Christian band Third Day. Let me know if you’re a fan of this group.   I know... Continue Reading →

Mandy & I Present Demonstration of the Culture of Indonesia

Last night my daughter Mandy & I presented a talk/demo about Indonesia to patrons of the Wells County Public Library. We showed Indonesian items Mandy has brought home and talked about the importance of crafts in that culture. I then showed some of the crafts middle school students made with me for my book, Recipe... Continue Reading →

Actress and singer Vickie Fuller-Kibellus

According to Markle resident Vickie Fuller-Kibellus, she began singing professionally at age two. “I sang at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Uniondale where my family still attends,” she said. As a student at Norwell High School (NHS), Fuller-Kibellus joined all of the choirs and plays, a practice she continued at Huntington College. Surprisingly, Fuller-Kibellus chose... Continue Reading →

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