Thursday, January 17, 2013

Dr. Chris Green

Dr. Chris Green is on faculty at The Pentecostal Seminary in Kentucky. He is author of the book Toward a Pentecostal Theology of the Lord's Supper: Foretasting the Kingdom.  Dr Chris Green, is currently serving as Assistant Professor of Theology at Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland, TN. Previously, he taught at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, and Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, OK, while holding adjunct positions at other schools in the Oklahoma City area. Dr Green and his wife, Julie, helped plant and pastor a church in Northwest Oklahoma City, in 2003. After stepping down from that role, they moved to Cleveland, TN to teach at the Seminary. Dr. Green completed his PhD in theology (Bangor University, Wales) and previously received a Doctorate of Ministry (D.Min.) from ORU. He also has a Master's degree in theology, and Church Leadership. They have two kids: Zoe, 7, and Clive, 4. He is author of Toward a Pentecostal Theology of the Lord's Supper: Foretasting the Kingdom (2012).  He address served as keynote address in the work, Mosaic: Papers in Honor of Noel Brooks, "In Word and Spirit: Critical and constructive  reflections on the theological method of Noel Brooks."

Irene Belyeu

Irene Belyeu is author of Revelation in Context. In 1929, Irene Barbara Parris was born into a loving family near Shawnee, Oklahoma. Irene spent her childhood working in the fields and woods and walking to school and to church. She reveled in the beauty of nature in the earth and the sky. In 1950, she was married to Darrell Belyeu and had six children. Irene began an intensive study of the Book of Revelation to answer her children’s questions as well as her own. At the age of fifty-six, she completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in linguistics from the University of Oklahoma and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. A volunteer tour with the Wycliffe Bible Translators gave her insight into translation and literacy. She applied her linguistic training to research on the Book of Revelation and, as a result, has published, Revelation in Context (2012). Her sermons are available at  Participating in the collection of papers in honor of scholar Noel Brooks, Mosaic, Belyeu explores the role of signs and wonders in "By Faith We Understand."

Dr. Marvin J. Hudson

Dr. Marvin J. Hudson, ordained minister, holds the D.Min. from Asbury Theological Seminary and the Master of Arts from Southern Nazarene University and a Master of Divinity from Phillips Theological Seminary.  He is certified as an Intentional Interim Ministry Specialist. He has taught Biblical languages, Theology, Biblical studies, and Leadership in several institutions.  He is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the South Central Classics Association.  In the scholarly collection, Mosaic: Papers in Honor of Noel Brooks, he examines the nature of spiritual gifts and ministry in "Ta Charismata Ta Meidzona."

Kenneth L. Young

Rev. Kenneth L. Young is a Professor of Bible and Theology at Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, Oklahoma. He served also for fourteen years as the Dean of Adult Studies. Ken represents a fourth generation Pentecostal Holiness heritage. His father, maternal grandfather and great grandfather were ministers in the Pentecostal Holiness movement.  Ken holds ministerial credentials through the Upper South Carolina Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. Ken pastored two churches in South Carolina for a total of eight years while serving on the Conference World Missions Board and the Conference Evangelism Board.  He is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Theology. Young, whose work is included in the volume, Mosaic: Papers in Honor of Noel Brooks, explores evangelism and missions in two essays "Investing in the City" and "Analysis of Pentecostal Mission Strategy."

Friday, August 5, 2011

Meet Author Iva Lee Elliot

Oklahoma born Iva Lee Elliot shares the intimate and heartwarming story of her  personal life journey.  In  her book, Thanks Lord, is a unique and rare tale of courage, fear, new paths, and old friends.  Her book is available through the publisher, CrossBooks.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Molly Lemmons

Molly Lemmons is an experienced author whose skill as a storyteller enhances her writing to produce stories that entertain, touch the heart, and bring a chuckle.  Her books include: We Are InvisibleKind of Heart, Seize the Flashback, Pure as the Driven Snow, and Passing of Paradise.

Her stories will tug at your heartstrings and encourage you to celebrate God, families, and life.

One of her most popular titles has been Kind of Heart and is a book compiled from the columns she wrote for the Mustang News for three years. Molly's stories have been published in Chicken Soup for The Mother's Soul, Christian Woman, Christian Chronicle, Christian Journal, Ideals Magazine. She was also published in Chicken Soup for the Kids' Soul 2, and Heavenly Patchwork. Her stories have also appeared online in Heartcatchers, Write2theHeart, and Heartwarmers, as well as newspapers in Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma. 

All of her current works are available via Amazon.    Check out her webpage link.  She joins Whorl Books through its Affiliate Author Promotion program.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Barbara Jones

Barbara, a career teacher, has taught children and adults in the USA, Mexico, and South America. She grew up in Oklahoma, but as an adult her love for travel took her throughout the United States and Latin America. For many years she and her family lived in Mexico, Peru, and Paraguay, and traveled extensively
in South America. Her first hand knowledge as a 'foreigner' taught her the need to respect cultural diversity. 

Barbara has told stories and given workshops in conferences, libraries, schools, and churches throughout the USA, including, Texas Foreign Language Association, Southwest Conference on Language Teaching, Southern Conference on Language Teaching, U.C.O. Multicultural Institute, Oklahoma Foreign Language Teachers Association, Red Dirt Book Festival, Festival of the Arts, and the Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival. 

She is a board member of Territorial Tellers, state storytelling guild. She served on the Oklahoma Foreign Language Teachers Association board, Oklahoma
Language Teachers Leadership Team, and is past president of Teachers of Elementary and Middle School Foreign Languages.

Her books include: Pisadas Por El Peru, World Languages - Group Projects, Talking Finger Puppet Plays, In the Footsteps of the Pioneers and Pisadas
de Devotion.  Her book, Rolling Heads and Other Tales to Tell, is a medley of stories of Spanish explorers and folk tales of the native people of the Americas. She is now branching out into historical romance.

She joins Whorl Books through its Affiliate Author Promotion program.