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There is Too Much Hell in The Church

About the author

Andrea Michele Mills, 47, is a Christian author, Inspirational Speaker, Minister of the Lord and Freelance writer. She is the founder and CEO of Love Inspite of Women’s Bible Fellowship. Under her pen name, Michele Mills, she co-authored an anthology, Victorious Living for Women (Suber Pullins Publishing), and she is a contributing writer for Divine Inspiration Magazine. She is launching Love Inspite of Women’s Christian Magazine, an online magazine for women. She lives in Northern CA, has two children and a granddaughter, and is a member of The Well Christian Community Church, Dublin, Calif.

About the book

Christian author Andrea Michele Mills hopes to bring “repentance, righteousness, holiness, and most of all, the fear of the Lord back into the churches.” Her book, There’s Too Much Hell in Church, confronts the difficult issues afflicting today’s churches from prideful, prestige-seeking pastors and congregations to homosexuality in the pulpit. Mills encourages churches to “seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness” by repenting of lifestyles and choices that compromise the spiritual health of the church body. Holy Fire Publishing

“It’s my supreme desire for this book to optimistically agitate change in the churches and hearts of Christians all across the nations. These writings and scriptures will inspire [readers] and allow the Holy Spirit to bring true repentance, righteousness, holiness, and most of all, the fear of the Lord back into the churches. My ultimate heart’s desire is to do the will of the Lord, and to see all churches in commission under the unction of the Holy Spirit, worshiping the one and only, true and living God, which is our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ…. [M]y heart is deeply committed to the body of Christ: The Church!”—Andrea Michele Mills

“It’s time to stand up for righteousness’ sake. No more merchandising the anointing: Give $1000 and your blessing is on the way; give your bill-money, and you will receive a blessing in seven days; or stand in the $1000-line because the Lord has a Word for you—in seven days you will be married. This is ludicrous and not biblical.”—excerpt, There’s Too Much Hell in the Church!

More about Andrea Michele Mills:
www.loveinspiteofwomensbiblefellowship.com
She is available for speaking engagements and book signings.

The Playmaking Way

About the Author

Rabin Nickens is a dynamic New York City-based educator with over 15 years of experience as a classroom teacher, dramatic arts instructor, performing artist, and advocate for children. In her mission to “help young people empower themselves through education and the arts,” she has worked with thousands of kindergarten through 12th grade children of diverse backgrounds, helping them discover the talents and aptitudes within them.

Rabin earned her Master of Science degree in early childhood and elementary education from Bank Street College. Her theatre training includes study at Baruch College, Black Spectrum Theatre, Joy of Performing Theatre Ensemble, and the New Federal Theatre Workshops where she worked with master thespians such as Ruby Dee and Dr. Barbara Ann Teer. Her advocacy work began with appointment to the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council, where she advised former New York City mayor David N. Dinkins and other high-ranking city officials on issues affecting youth. She went on to recruit and lead other teams of youth who were awarded the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Peace Keeper Award for non-violent community action.

She is the recipient of numerous honors including the Friars Foundation Scholarship for Excellence in Theatre Arts, a curriculum-writing grant from Columbia University’s Teachers College, and the Theadore Roosevelt Association Medal for Public Speaking. When she is not in the classroom, Rabin travels internationally studying world cultures, and conducts professional development trainings and presentations on topics in education and cross-cultural competency for organizations such as The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, and The Student Conservation Association (SCA).

About the Book

Rabin Nickens’ The Playmaking Way: Using Dramatic Arts to Support Young Readers and Writers is a guide for educators that will show you how to:

- help your K-3rd grade students plan, write, set-design, and perform their own plays

- fit dramatic arts into your busy daily curriculum

- develop and reinforce often hard-to-teach reading and writing skills

- make education culturally and socially relevant to your students’ lives

- engage a diverse range of learners, including children with special needs, gifted-and-talented students, and English language learners

“The Playmaking Way” is the perfect compliment to your existing language arts curriculum. It actually makes learning FUN – for YOU and your STUDENTS!

More about Rabin Nickens:
www.rabinnickens.blogspot.com

Soul on Fire


About the Author

Before Soul on Fire, Banks shared her works with the world through free-lance writings. She is a native of Arkansas who now calls Atlanta, GA her home. Banks enjoys reading, writing, and traveling. Banks uses her writing as a platform to encourage her readers to explore taboo subjects and engage in dialogue to find solutions. She is a self-motivated woman and knows the world is waiting for her greatness. “The only limits are the ones I place upon myself; I don’t have any.”

About the Book

Dana Taylor is 29, a beautiful, well- educated, rising star in corporate Atlanta. Dana lives life on her own terms, no matter the cost. She can have any man she wants, and often finds herself in the throes of one unhealthy relationship after another. Not until she has retreated into the emotional shelter of various “unavailable” men, ruined a marriage, and jeopardized a friendship does she look inward to find the source of her self-destructive behavior. To reclaim herself and find redemption, she must unlock the demons of her past and confront those that stole her innocence. Soul on Fire chronicles one woman’s journey for inner peace and happiness; neither of which comes without a price.

More about Skyy Banks:
www.skyybanks.com
Book info:
ISBN: 978-0981532653
www.urbanedgepublishing.com

Only Hers

 
About the Author

New York Times’ author Francis Ray is a native Texan and lives in Dallas. INCOGNITO, her sixth title, was the first made-for-TV movie for BET. Her literary fiction series-Taggart and Falcon,the Invincible Women, Grayson Family, and Grayson Friends have consistently made bestseller’s lists, and are enjoyed by readers world-wide. She has written forty-three titles to date.

About the Book

ONLY HERS, the reissue of Taggart Brothers series book #2 on August 3, 2010.

When St. Louis nurse Shannon Johnson inherits a cabin in Texas, she hopes it will be the perfect getaway from her high-pressure job—and her low-energy love life. Unfortunately, the place is a rundown shack with no electricity…except for the sizzling sparks that fly when she meets Matt Taggart, the big strapping rancher next door.

One of the Lone Star States most desirable bachelors, Matt Taggart has seen more than his share of gold-diggers—including his ex-wife—and he’s sworn off love forever. He’s convinced Shannon only wants a piece of his ranch. But when he challenges her to help him work the land, Matt begins to see Shannon for who she really is. And soon those sparks are igniting a fire they can’t put out…

More about Francis Ray:
www.francisray.com

Can I Get a Witness? 21 Frustrations of Black Women (Including Me)

About the Author

Mikki Zimmerman is a writer, Louisiana native and proud sports-crazed member of the “Who Dat Nation” – supporting the New Orleans Saints since the age of 8. She is an animal lover, preferable cats and dogs, who is a dreamer with a HUGE imagination. Currently she is a graduate student working towards an MBA with a concentration in Marketing. Her first book – Can I Get a Witness? 21 Frustrations of Black Women (Including Me) is available online @ Xlibris.com, Amazon.com or by calling 888-795-4174

About the Book

With prejudice and racial injustice still rampant in society, black women have reasons to be angry and frustrated. An engaging discussion about the concerns and views of black women awaits readers in Can I Get a Witness? 21 Frustrations of Black Women (Including Me).

In the book, Mikki attempts to rescue and restore the tarnished image of black women by shattering the negative and stereotypical myths that are widely associated with women of color. Can I Get a Witness? Offers readers an in-depth examination on the circumstances that cause black women to be angry and upset about the way they are treated in society as well as how their situations fare with other women. It exposes many varied reasons that make black womens lives depressing such as discrimination on race, social inequalities, lack of opportunities, dictation from the status quo, and more. Filled with logic and philosophy, this book’s discussion will remind readers why African-American women deserve attention and care.

Created from the compelling testimonies of frustrated black women worldwide, Can I Get a Witness? will enlighten, encourage, and entertain readers from start to finish! (added by author)

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