brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things
honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are
whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of
if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think
on these things."
When I am not working on my computer, I
to read Christian fiction. My three favorite authors are
Al Lacy, Janette Oke and Gilbert Morris. I would like
to give you a brief biography of each of them.
Lacy is an evangelist and bestselling author of more than
eighty western and historical novels, including those in the popular
Mail Order Bride, Angel of Mercy, Hannah of Fort Bridger,
Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series. He is a master
at imparting deep biblical truths through entertaining fiction.
He and his wife JoAnna (who co-authors many of their books)
live in Littleton, Colorado.
concerning this author... I have only discovered him
myself in the past 3 months. He is the most exciting Christian
fiction author that I have come across so far. His books have
an incredible amount of Salvation messages in them and they would
be a wonderful gift to give to some unsaved friend or loved one!
The "Angel of Mercy" series are my favorites so far.
so much history in these books and you don't want to put them
down after reading the first page or two. I never liked history in
school, but these books bring history alive as well as the
importance of knowing Christ as your personal Saviour.
Janette Oke was born in Champion,
Alberta, during the
depression years, to a Canadian prairie farmer and his
She is a graduate of Mountain View Bible College in
Alberta, where she met her husband, Edward. They were
in May of 1957, and went on to pastor churches in Indiana,
as Calgary and Edmonton, Canada.
The Okes have three sons and one daughter and are
the addition of grandchildren to the family. Edward and
have both been active in their local church, serving in
capacities as Sunday-school teachers and board members.
They make their home near Calgary, Alberta.
Gilbert Morris spent ten years as a
pastor before becoming
Professor of English at Ouachita Baptist University in
and earning a Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas. During
summers of 1984 and 1985 he did post graduate work at the
University of London.. A prolific writer, he has had over
articles and 200 poems published in various periodicals,
over the past years has had more than 70 novels published.
family includes three grown children, and he and his wife,
live near Fort Worth, Texas.
The above biographies were obtained
from Al Lacy, Janette Oke
and Gilbert Morris. books or websites.
Christian Authors I Recommend
June Masters Bacher
Mary Ann Minatra
Carol Gift Page
Links to Information about Al Lacy books
Lacy website - Online Purchasing
Link to Book Reviews for some
Gilbert Morris books
Biography on Gilbert & Lynn
Biography on Janette Oke
Message from Janette Oke
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