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A Distance Too Grand – Book Review

I've been so busy recently, I've not allowed myself the luxury of reading fiction. I tend to lose myself in a good story, and that can be counter productive when I've got a lot going on. With that said, I was thankful to receive the invitation to review a new historic romance, my favorite genre,…

CPE 2019 – Dr. Jim Ingvoldstad

Sharon Wilharm with Dr. Ingvoldstad at CPE 2019

This year at Christian Product Expo, I tried to focus on authors with stories of interest to women in ministry. Most of my interviews were with women, but Dr. Ingvoldstad's story worked because his book tells of his ministry in Haiti. Road Trip: One Doctor's Call to Haiti released this month. https://youtu.be/-U3kv-1pFbU Social Corner: Dr.…

CPE 2019 – Peggy Consolver

Engaging younger people with the Bible led author Peggy Consolver to combine her decades of Bible school teaching and own study into creating biblical fiction that brings the Old Testament to life, seeking to engage young people with HIS-story. Her newest book, The Star Namer and the Unchosen, is her fourth book and the sequel to Shepherd, Potter,…

CPE 2019 – Phil and Beth Bruns

Sharon Wilharm with Phil and Beth Bruns

Husband and wife Phil and Beth Bruns were at Christian Product Expo promoting their new book Launch Your Life: Creating a Life in Service of God. She's an officer of a Fortune 500 company. He's a successful businessman with 30 years of career planning experience. Together, they are launching Launch Mini Ministry. https://youtu.be/SHTEgFwAOJ8 Social Corner:…

CPE 2019 – Nicki Corinne White

Sharon Wilharm with Nicki Corinne White at CPE 2019

I know you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but I love creative titles and beautiful books. Nicki Corinne White's book It's Not About the Pie; A Fresh Look at Hospitality definitely draws me in with it's fun title and its beautiful cover and layout. The Bible teaches us the importance of…

CPE 2019 – Kathryn Graves

Sharon Wilharm and Kathryn Graves at CPE 2019

Kathryn Graves' tagline is "Chasing Beautiful". It's a perfect description of what she does, helping women in their search for true beauty. Her book Fashioned by God combines her love of fashion with her desire to help women grow spiritually. Fashioned by God is a 30-day devotional that combines wardrobe advice and spiritual applications. In…

Jesus in Me – Book Review

I've grown up in the church and read thousands of Christian books in my lifetime, and yet, it wasn't until recently that I was introduced to books on the Holy Spirit. First, I discovered Catherine Marshall's book The Helper. Then I met Sarah Bowling and read her book, In Step With the Spirit. They piqued…

CPE 2019 – Keri Cardinale

Keri Cardinale is fellow speaker with Exceptional Keynote Speakers. She's also a worship leader and radio host with a raw testimony that she shares about in her new book Swing Wide. Keri is real and authentic with a heart for those who are living in chaos and confusion. https://youtu.be/e2kMg5GxQ7U Social Corner: Keri Cardinale's Website Keri…

CPE 2019 – Edie Melson

Sharon Wilharm and Edie Melson at CPE 2019

Edie Melson is a women I've admired from afar for a long time. I'm not sure how I first became aware of her. Was it her writing, her speaking, her writers conference? I don't remember. Nevertheless, I knew when I saw her name on the list of authors attending the Christian Product Expo I wanted…

A Redesigned Life – Book Review

A Redesigned Life by Tracy Steel is a book that speaks to my soul. The subtitle is "Uncovering God's Purpose When Life Doesn't Go As Planned". Now, who can't relate to that? I love the premise of the book. Tracy Steel was an interior designer who thought she had her entire life mapped out. Then…

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