The last week of September 2017 began with four days at the Harding Lectureship in Searcy, Arkansas as a vendor with my book. I enjoyed hearing Alan Robertson’s keynote address Sunday night encouraging Christians to take their faith mobile to share it in their communities. I saw several from our area (Special thanks to the Frazier's for buying several books and the Winget family, who shared the book with many at the lectureship.) who made the trip. I also enjoyed meeting new friends and learning about their ministries. My book was well-received and a couple of people expressed an interest in it being carried in their Christian bookstores in Oregon and Alabama. Some plan on using my book in their Bible classes. On Wednesday, I was happy to hear Jim McGuiggan speak about God’s faithfulness and love for us. At 80, his passion for preaching the gospel is only growing more enthusiastic. I’m so glad that my mom was able to make the trip with me. She was a great help and good company. Below is the winner of our drawing for a book and CD.
On Thursday, I delivered more books to Deb at The Enchanted Garden since she had sold out. Both the book and CD are back in stock again at The Enchanted Garden, so check it out there and send your friends. Deb has hundreds of pretty and unique items and gift wraps for you too. I’ll be hosting a book signing there on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, just in time for your Christmas shopping. Plan on coming by November 25th, and I will personalize and autograph my books for you.
Ike and I had beautiful fall weather in Delight, AR on Saturday, September 30th for their annual Music Fest and Author Signing. Thanks to the Delight Library for their hospitality, lunch, and promotion of Ark-La-Tex authors. I met new friends and was able to “talk shop” about writing and publishing while we shared our books with the community. I’m excited that several area libraries will soon be carrying my book. Throughout the afternoon and evening several bands and soloists performed. All of them were great, and Glen Campbell’s family rounded out the evening as the headliners. I enjoyed hearing Glen’s family sing Wichita Lineman among many other songs. A big thank you to Penny Richards for all she did for the festival, too. It was great to get together with her again, and I’m looking forward to reading her inspirational romance series. Ike and I were also able to visit with Penny’s son, Todd again. I took a nice photo of these two “elder brothers” shown below. Ike and I are so very blessed with godly brothers and sisters in Christ all over this wonderful country.
Good times! We can't wait to see and wonder what God and October holds in store for us.